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Title: Education in ethics for Biotechnologists
Authors: Celada, Franco
Keywords: bioethics
education
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Universit√† di Trieste
Citation: Franco Celada, "Education in ethics for Biotechnologists", in: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics, III (2001) 1
Series/Report no.: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics
III (2001) 1
Abstract: Bioethics lies at the interface between Biology and Society, and therefore its development is heavily influenced by Society's values and concerns, and by its changing attitudes and beliefs. After a period during which authors have almost exclusively focused on medical/personal Bioethics, the new planetary disasters are stimulating the growth of Ethics of Biotechnology in its various and different aspects. This article underlines the importance of the educational and didactic aspects of Bio-Ethics. The natural targets of these efforts are the young scientists and students of the disciplines included in Biotechnology. In particular, candidates for a European Qualification as Doctor in Biotechnology, who will form the leading class of tomorrow's applied biology, must be equally proficient in understanding the moral issues that will guide their decision-making.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10077/5606
ISSN: 1825-5167
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