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

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Hardback 232 Pages / Published: 26/03/1998
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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.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415166973
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 498 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"For a long time those of us who try to explain science to students have needed a text that is both comprehensive and comprehensible and strikes our students as relevant to their own experience. David Resnik's The Ethics of Science" meets these needs--and more. It helps "us to understand how science works the way that it does and when it fails, why it fails.
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-David L. Hull, Northwestern University
"Science faculty and students--and an interested public--will find Ethics of Science" admirably clear, balanced, and richly comprehensive . . .An extremely useful aspect of the book is that virtually every kind of ethical questions that arises in and about science is "addressed
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-Hans Oberdiek, Swarthmore College
"David B. Resnik uses a wealth of actual and hypothetical examples in a clear philosophical discussion that illuminates the range of ethical concerns that scientists need to face. This is one area where philosophical argument can serve a practical need: the more scientists who think carefully about the issues Resnik raises, the better
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-Peter Lipton, Cambridge University
"Essential reading for all students and professionals in science and scientific research."
-"Chaos

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