ISBN 9788176499958,The Encyclopedia of Ethics in Science and Technology

The Encyclopedia of Ethics in Science and Technology



Viva Education Private Ltd

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9788176499958

ISBN-10 8176499951


Number of Pages 400 Pages
Language (English)

Basic Science

Historically and internationally comprehensive, the encyclopedia features more than 400 entries that describe the varied ethical controversies in science and technology: laws, precedent-setting cases, regulations, agencies and organizations, ethical principles, concepts, people, and important events. Also covered are phenomena that are at the fringes of science but have important ethical implications, including voodoo deaths and experimental research into extrasensory perception (ESP). All entries are written in an objective manner, allowing readers to reach an even-handed understanding of these controversial issues. Coverage includes acid rain, Chernobyl nuclear accident, Darwin, electromagnetic radiation, ethics of care, fraudulent research, genetic engineering, Internet and information ethics, lead poisoning and neurological problems, organ donation, plagiarism, Rousseau, Three Mile Island nuclear