News tagged with ethics

Prisoners unfairly excluded from general clinical research

Prisoners are being unfairly excluded from taking part in potentially beneficial clinical research, on the grounds that it would be too difficult and expensive to do so, indicates a study published online in the Journal of ...

Jun 23, 2014
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Considering the ethics of sex-work research

The increase of research focusing on sex work and health is not without its ethical concerns. Researchers have sometimes struggled with challenges related to consent, inclusion, privacy and confidentiality, ...

May 02, 2014
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Ethics

Ethics, also known as moral philosophy, is a branch of philosophy that addresses questions about morality—that is, concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and vice, justice and crime, etc.

Major branches of ethics include:

Within each of these branches are many different schools of thought and still further sub-fields of study.

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