Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Ethics in the Biosciences (Teaching Resource)

Ethics in the Biosciences Ethics in the biosciences: Resources, references and tools for ethics teaching in the biosciences, produced by the UK Centre for Bioscience, includes coverage of the following topics:
  • Teaching ethics
  • Assessing ethics
  • Ethical theory: How are ethical decisions made?
  • The ethics of being a scientist
  • Environmental ethics
  • Issues at the beginning of life
  • Issues at the end of life
  • Genetics and genomes
  • Animal experimentation
  • Transhumanism
  • Ethics and Risk
Each chapter includes a short introduction written by an expert on the topic and then a recommendations of other resources (websites, books, articles, slides, videos, etc) which have proved to be useful in teaching on the subject.

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