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Speak No Evil: Scientists, Responsibility, and the Public Understanding of Science

Evans, Nicholas


In this paper, I will discuss the responsibilities that scientists have for ensuring their work is interpreted correctly. I will argue that there are three good reasons for scientists to work to ensure the appropriate communication of their findings. First, I will argue that scientists have a general obligation to ensure scientific research is communicated properly based on the vulnerability of others to the misrepresentation of their work. Second, I will argue that scientists have a special...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: NanoEthics
DOI: 10.1007/s11569-010-0101-z


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