The ethical implications of the new research paradigm

Scott, Peter (2003) The ethical implications of the new research paradigm. Science and Engineering Ethics, 9(1), pp. 73-84. ISSN (print) 1353-3452

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Abstract

Research is now an increasingly heterogeneous activity involving an expanded range of new actors and stake-holders and employing an eclectic range of epistemologies and methodologies. The emergence of these new research paradigms--and, in particular, of so-called 'Mode 2' knowledge production that is highly contextualised and socially distributed--raises new and challenging ethical issues and also important questions about the autonomy of science and the social responsibilities of scientists.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: knowledge production, mode 2, intellectual property, social responsibility
Research Area: Statistics and operational research
Biological sciences
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Services and Administration > Vice-Chancellor's Office
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Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2010 14:15
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2010 14:42
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/7177

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