Ethical and Philosophical Consideration of the Dual-use Dilemma in the Biological Sciences


The dual-use dilemma arises in the context of research in the biological and other sciences as a consequence of the fact that one and the same piece of scientific research sometimes has the potential to be used for bad as well as good purposes. It is an ethical dilemma since it is about promoting good in the context of the potential for also causing harm, e… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11948-007-9043-4