Ethics, deception, and 'Those Milgram experiments'.

@article{Herrera2001EthicsDA,
  title={Ethics, deception, and 'Those Milgram experiments'.},
  author={Christopher Herrera},
  journal={Journal of applied philosophy},
  year={2001},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          245-56
        }
}
  • C. Herrera
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • Journal of applied philosophy
Critics who allege that deception in psychology experiments is unjustified frequently cite Stanley Milgram's 'obedience experiments' as evidence. These critics say that arguments for justification tend to downplay the risks involved and overstate the benefits from such research. Milgram, they add, committed both sins. Critics are right to point out that research oversight is often susceptible to self-serving abuse. But stating a priori how beneficial a given experiment will be is a tall order… 

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