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

3.05 avg rating
( 22 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780415166980: The Ethics of Science: An Introduction (Philosophical Issues in Science)

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.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

David B. Resnik is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Ethics at the University of Wyoming.

Review:

"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.
."
-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
."
-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
."
-Peter Lipton, Cambridge University
"Essential reading for all students and professionals in science and scientific research."
-"Chaos

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

David B. Resnik
ISBN 10: 0415166985 ISBN 13: 9780415166980
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. This item is Print on Demand - Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # POD_9780415166980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 26.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

David B. Resnik
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (1998)
ISBN 10: 0415166985 ISBN 13: 9780415166980
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 234 x 157 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780415166980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

David B. Resnik
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (1998)
ISBN 10: 0415166985 ISBN 13: 9780415166980
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 234 x 157 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780415166980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

David B. Resnik
ISBN 10: 0415166985 ISBN 13: 9780415166980
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97804151669800000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Resnik, David B.
Published by Routledge 1998-03 (1998)
ISBN 10: 0415166985 ISBN 13: 9780415166980
New Quantity Available: 5
Print on Demand
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge 1998-03, 1998. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-LSI-06920321

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.84
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

David B. Resnik
ISBN 10: 0415166985 ISBN 13: 9780415166980
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0415166985. Bookseller Inventory # ST0415166985

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

David B. Resnik
Published by Taylor & Francis Ltd 1998-03-26, London (1998)
ISBN 10: 0415166985 ISBN 13: 9780415166980
New paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor & Francis Ltd 1998-03-26, London, 1998. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780415166980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.77
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

David B. Resnik
ISBN 10: 0415166985 ISBN 13: 9780415166980
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; 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. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780415166980_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.26
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Resnik, David B.
Published by Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN 10: 0415166985 ISBN 13: 9780415166980
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor & Francis Ltd. Book Condition: New. An introduction to the study of ethics in science and scientific research, this book covers: science and ethics; ethical theory and applications; science as a profession; and standards of ethical conduct in science. Objectivity in research is considered as well as ethical issues in the laboratory. Series: Philosophical Issues in Science. Num Pages: 232 pages, 1 black & white tables. BIC Classification: HPQ; PD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 161 x 9. Weight in Grams: 360. . 1998. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780415166980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 39.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Resnik, David B.
Published by Taylor & Francis Ltd (1998)
ISBN 10: 0415166985 ISBN 13: 9780415166980
New Softcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor & Francis Ltd, 1998. Book Condition: New. An introduction to the study of ethics in science and scientific research, this book covers: science and ethics; ethical theory and applications; science as a profession; and standards of ethical conduct in science. Objectivity in research is considered as well as ethical issues in the laboratory. Series: Philosophical Issues in Science. Num Pages: 232 pages, 1 black & white tables. BIC Classification: HPQ; PD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 161 x 9. Weight in Grams: 360. . 1998. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780415166980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 39.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book