Biomedical & Health Research SEngaging the World: The Use of Empirical Research in Bioethics and the Regulation of Biotechnology 1586034006, 9781586034009, 9781417590216

Author : Soren Holm, Soren Holm, Monique F. Jonas
Description:The papers presented in this publication are mainly concerned with one of the central objectives of the EMPIRE project (Empirical Methods in Bioethics): to investigate the ways in which data generated by empirical research can be relevant to bioethical thinking and regulation concerning health care and human use of biotechnology, but also touch on the issue of what kind of empirical research is most relevant in this context. These questions are approached in a number of ways, from the very theoretical to the more practical. Some are skeptical to the use of empirical research and data, whereas others are much more positive. They thereby reflect the full breadth of the analysis carried out as part of the project. The EMPIRE project is sponsored by the European Commission, DG-Research as part of the Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources research program.IOS Press is an international science, technical and medical publisher of high-quality books for academics, scientists, and professionals in all fields. Some of the areas we publish in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and information systems -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All aspects of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The knowledge economy -Urban studies -Arms control -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences
Categories: Biology Biotechnology
Year :2004
Publisher : IOS Press
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 168[166]
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