The application of ethical reflection to choices in biology-related fields, such as health care, agriculture, and ecology. Our ability to manipulate DNA raises ethical concerns about the social and environmental consequences genomic technologies will have on our lives.
Ecological responsibility for the biosphere in general. Within the edition it implies application of moral discourses to biomedical technologies.
(bi·o·eth·ics) NOUN: The study of the ethical and moral implications of new biological discoveries and biomedical advances, as in the fields of genetic engineering, experimental surgery, and drug research. Bioethics looks at matters of right and wrong as they arise in the biomedical sciences.
A relatively new branch of ethics that deals with the issues created by modern biological science, especially in the areas of reproduction and life support. Heavily infiltrated by Birthists and other Abortionites, it has virtually become the black art of rationalizing the unconscionable, sometimes even dispensing with all pretenses for formulating any rationale.
ethics as applied to health care. The term was invented in 1970 by Van Rensselaer Potter, an oncology research scientist with a wide interest in biology and human values.
the branch of ethics that studies moral values in the biomedical sciences
INGEN's bioethics program is part of the new IU Center for Bioethics, which has conducted regular seminars for scientists, students and the public, and frequently briefs reporters from news media across the country. The center's initiatives include the new position of director of the Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, an office created jointly with Clarian Health Partners; a new endowed chair in pediatric bioethics; and a new fellowship in pharmacogenomics ethics and public policy.
the branch of ethics, philosophy and social commentary that discusses the life sciences and their potential impact on our society.
The study of the ethical and moral implications of applications of biomedical research and biotechnology.
The study of ethics that result from technological scientific advances in the areas of biology and medicine.
A discipline that studies the ethical implications of biological applications.
The study of questions of right and wrong that arise from the new biotechnologies.
1. The study of the ethical implications of biological research and applications, especially in medicine 2. The interdisciplinary study of the ethical dimensions of technological developments in the life sciences 3. A distinct field—emerging in the late 1960s and early 1970s—addressing the dilemmas of moral and technological conflict, with theologicans being among its key proponents (Gustafson, Curran, Ramsay, McKormick)
The study of ethical issues in medicine and the life sciences.
A sub-field of ethics, bioethics stands alongside many other theories of ethics, e.g., egoism, situation ethics and relativism. Bioethics is defined as a normative ethical theory - i.e., it takes a stand on what is right or wrong.
The study of ethical issues raised by the developments in the life science technologies.
Bioethics are the ethics of biological science and medicine.