David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Medical Ethics 19 (2):99-103 (1993)
In his essay, Philosophical Reflections on Experimenting with Human Subjects, Hans Jonas contends that except in cases of widespread medical emergencies, people do not have a moral or social obligation to volunteer to be subjects in medical experiments. He further argues that any appeal for volunteer subjects in medical experiments should whenever possible give priority to those who can identify with the project and offer a strong sense of commitment to its goals. The first of these claims is given support against some recent criticisms, but argument is offered to show that the second claim not only does little to enhance the stature of the standard requirement of free and informed consent but may even weaken the moral validity of the consent
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Ari VanderWalde & Seth Kurzban (2011). Paying Human Subjects in Research: Where Are We, How Did We Get Here, and Now What? Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 39 (3):543-558.
Similar books and articles
A. Schafer (1983). Experimentation with Human Subjects: A Critique of the Views of Hans Jonas. Journal of Medical Ethics 9 (2):76-79.
Oonagh Corrigan (ed.) (2009). The Limits of Consent: A Socio-Ethical Approach to Human Subject Research in Medicine. Oxford University Press.
Ullrich Melle (1998). Responsibility and the Crisis of Technological Civilization: A Husserlian Meditation on Hans Jonas. [REVIEW] Human Studies 21 (4):329-345.
Robert M. Nelson, Tom Beauchamp, Victoria A. Miller, William Reynolds, Richard F. Ittenbach & Mary Frances Luce (2011). The Concept of Voluntary Consent. American Journal of Bioethics 11 (8):6-16.
Augustine Frimpong-mansoh (2008). Culture and Voluntary Informed Consent in African Health Care Systems. Developing World Bioethics 8 (2):104-114.
Paul M. McNeill (1993). The Ethics and Politics of Human Experimentation. Cambridge University Press.
LeRoy Walters (1974). Ethical Issues in Experimentation on the Human Fetus. Journal of Religious Ethics 2 (1):33 - 54.
James V. Lavery (ed.) (2007). Ethical Issues in International Biomedical Research: A Casebook. Oxford University Press.
Robert J. Levine (1986). Ethics and Regulation of Clinical Research. Urban & Schwarzenberg.
Deborah Bowman (2011). Informed Consent: A Primer for Clinical Practice. Cambridge University Press.
Hans Jonas (1966). The Phenomenon of Life: Toward a Philosophical Biology; [Essays]. New York, Harper & Row.
Norman Howard-Jones & Zbigniew Bańkowski (eds.) (1979). Medical Experimentation and the Protection of Human Rights: Proceedings of the Xiith Cioms Round Table Conference, Cascais, Portugal, 30 November-1 December, 1978. [REVIEW] Who Publications Centre [Distributor].
Paul Clavier (2011). Hans Jonas' Feeble Theodicy: How on Earth Could God Retire? European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 3 (2):305 - 322.
Added to index2010-09-13
Total downloads57 ( #74,174 of 1,796,259 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #207,430 of 1,796,259 )
How can I increase my downloads?