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Ethical Questions in the Age of the New Eugenics
|Title||Ethical Questions in the Age of the New Eugenics|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1999|
|Authors||Wiesenthal, David L., and Wiener Neil I.|
|Journal||Science and Engineering Ethics|
The ethical concepts of beneficence, avoidance of maleficence, autonomy, and equity are discussed in terms of aspects of the Human Genome Project. One major issue is the need for an ethical system available to health consumers that will empower them and assist in their biogenic decisions.
Cover Date: July 1999.Source Info: 5(3), 383-394. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 33-4. Subject: ETHICS; EUGENICS; HUMAN GENOME. Update Code: 20090226.