"Nanoethics"? What's New?

@article{Litton2007NanoethicsWN,
  title={"Nanoethics"? What's New?},
  author={Paul J. Litton},
  journal={Hastings Center Report},
  year={2007},
  volume={37},
  pages={22 - 25}
}
  • Paul J. Litton
  • Published in The Hastings Center report 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Hastings Center Report
  • The nanotechnology hype, engendering both fanatical optimism and apocalyptic fears, has produced calls from different commentators for "a radical change in the way we address ethical issues" and a "novel [ethical] approach to the future" that must be divorced from existing moral theories. However, a unique ethical framework devised specifically for nanotechnology is both impossible and unnecessary. The ethical issues predicted to accompany nanomedicine and nanotechnology (e.g., safety, justice… CONTINUE READING

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