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Preface (62 kB)

Introduction

1. Introduction: Ethical challenges for the life sciences (109 kB)
Michiel Korthals (The Netherlands)

Researchers in organizations

2a. Moral complexity in organizations (117 kB)
Ronald Jeurissen (The Netherlands)

2b. Comments on Jeurissen: Organization and moral complexity (115 kB)
Hugo Letiche (The Netherlands)

3a. The social role of businesses and the role of the professional (132 kB)
Johan Wempe (The Netherlands)

3b. Comments on Wempe: Conditions for ethical business (132 kB)
Henk Zandvoort (The Netherlands)

Responsible authorship and communication

4a. The responsible conduct of research, including responsible authorship and publication practices (112 kB)
Ruth Ellen Bulger (USA)

4b. Comments on Bulger: The responsible conduct of research, including responsible authorship and publication practices (97 kB)
Henk van den Belt (The Netherlands)

5a. Professional ethics and scholarly communication (145 kB)
Hub Zwart (The Netherlands)

5b. Comments on Zwart: Professional ethics and scholarly communication (97 kB)
Tjard de Cock Buning (The Netherlands)

6a. Some recent challenges to openness and freedom in scientific publication (136 kB)
David B. Resnik (USA)

6b. Comments on Resnik: Some recent challenges to openness and freedom in scientific publication (72 kB)
Tiny van Boekel (The Netherlands)

Ethics of animal research

7a. Research ethics for animal biotechnology (144 kB)
Paul B. Thompson (USA)

7b. Comments on Thompson: Research ethics for animal biotechnology (91 kB)
Mieke Boon (The Netherlands)

Ethics for life scientists as a challenge for ethics

8a. How common morality relates to business and the professions (123 kB)
Bernard Gert (USA)

8b. Comments on Gert: Gert's common morality: old-fashioned or untimely? (101 kB)
Jozef Keulartz (The Netherlands)

9a. Research as a challenge for ethical reflection (116 kB)
Marcus Düwell (The Netherlands)

9b. Comments on Düwell: Research as a challenge for ethical reflection (89 kB)
Akke van der Zijpp (The Netherlands)

Scientists in society

10a. New public responsibilities for life scientists (113 kB)
Michiel Korthals (The Netherlands)

10b. Comments on Korthals: New public responsibilities for life scientists (112 kB)
Jan H. Koeman (The Netherlands)

11. Science, context and professional ethics (112 kB)
Ruth Chadwick (UK)

12a. Bioscientists as ethical decision-makers (102 kB)
Matti Häyry (UK)

12b. Comments on Häyry: Assessing bioscientific work from a moral point of view (93kB)
Robert Heeger (The Netherlands)

New developments

13. The human genome: common resource but not common heritage (137 kB)
David B. Resnik (USA)

Conclusions

14. Conclusions: Towards ethically sound life sciences (105 kB)
Michiel Korthals (The Netherlands)

List of authors (54 kB)