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The Ethics of Science: An Introduction (Philosophical Issues in Science)

 
 
 
 
The Ethics of Science: An Introduction (Philosophical Issues in Science)
Author: David B. Resnik
ISBN 13: 9780415166980
ISBN 10: 415166985
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1998-05-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 232
List Price: $46.95
 
 

Ethics of Science is a comprehensive and student-friendly introduction to the study of ethics in science and scientific research. The book covers:

• Science and Ethics

• Ethical Theory and Applications

• Science as a Profession

• Standards of Ethical Conduct in Science

• Objectivity in Research

• Ethical Issues in the Laboratory

• The Scientist in Society

• Toward a More Ethical Science

• Actual case studies include: Baltimore Affair
• cold fusion
• Milikan's oil drop experiments
• human and animal cloning
• Cold War experiments
• Strategic Defence Initiative
• the Challenger accident
• Tobacco Research.