Chadwick, Ruth (2005) Professional ethics and the 'good' of science. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 30 (3). pp. 247-256.Full text not available from this repository.
Proposals for an ethical code for scientists raise questions about the usefulness of the framework of professional ethics for debating relevant issues surrounding ethics and science. Is science a profession and if so should its professional ethic be self-derived or subject to external input? What needs to be addressed is the nature of the 'good' that science promotes. Explanations of science as a public good in terms of knowledge and diversity are possibilities, but science's answer to the basic philosophical question of hope in the human condition should not be overlooked.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Interdisciplinary Science Reviews|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Sociology|
|Deposited By:||Mrs Yaling Zhang|
|Deposited On:||24 Jul 2008 12:28|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 14:53|
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