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  • Brian  Schrag

    Posted 11 years and 8 months ago

    Brian Schrag 

    Association for Practical and Professional Ethics



    This case raises a host of ethical issues, including a researcher's responsibility to ensure good design in human subjects research, particularly for topics that are politically sensitive. The case ... Read More

  • Brian  Schrag

    Posted 11 years and 8 months ago

    Brian Schrag 

    Association for Practical and Professional Ethics



    A nontherapuetic experiment with minimum ... Read More

  • Brian  Schrag

    Posted 11 years and 8 months ago

    Brian Schrag 

    Association for Practical and Professional Ethics



    Should Clarisse continue this experiment? The central moral issue in considering that question is whether the birds' interests should be taken into account in evaluating whether or how to conduct the ... Read More

  • Brian  Schrag

    Posted 11 years and 8 months ago

    Brian Schrag 

    Indiana University


    Nature of the study


    It is not clear from the case description whether this project was initially designed as a longitudinal study with expected follow-up research (or at least data collection) or whether it simply intended to allow for the possibility of follow-up, perhaps to clarify information or to do further research. What does seem clear, given the fact that the ... Read More

  • Brian  Schrag

    Posted 11 years and 8 months ago

    Brian Schrag 

    Indiana University


    The debate over the use of animals in scientific research, particularly when pain is inflicted, proceeds at both a general level and at the level of particular cases. (For discussions of some of the broader moral considerations in the use of animals in research see "The Gladiator Sparrow: Ethical Issues in Behavioral Research on Captive Populations of Wild Animals,"pp ... Read More

Cite this page: "Brian Schrag" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 8/17/2015 OEC Accessed: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 <www.onlineethics.org/28824/28845.aspx>