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Genetics and Genetic Engineering - Wexler, Barbara
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Library Introduction

Welcome! This guide was created to help PHIL 304 students research topics related to Bioethics.

"Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life." ~ Albert Schweitzer 

The term "bioethics" was first used by the biochemist Van Rensselaer Potter in 1970.

Helpful Websites

  • Bioethics Resources on the Web
    A broad collage of annotated web links compiled by the National Institutes of Health
  • BioethicsWeb (UK)
    Gateway to evaluated, high quality Internet resources relating to biomedical ethics, including ethical, social, legal and public policy questions arising from advances in medicine and biology, issues relating to the conduct of biomedical research and approaches to bioethics.
  • Ethics Share
    Includes discussion groups and a list of bioethic topics and bibliography.
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown
    The National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (NRCBL), is a specialized collection of books, journals, newspaper articles, legal materials, regulations, codes, government publications, and other relevant documents concerned with issues in biomedical and professional ethics.
  • Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture
    Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture aims to transform the culture in which we live into one where the dignity of human life is respected, the compatibility of faith and reason is recognized, and the connection between the truth and genuine freedom is understood.
  • Nuffield Council on Bioethics (London)
    Examines ethical issues raised by new developments in biology and medicine.

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