Chapter 16. Toward Nanoethics?

  1. Nigel M. de S. Cameron Ph.D. Director President Research Professor Associate Dean1 and
  2. M. Ellen Mitchell Ph.D. Director Senior Fellow Fellow2
  1. Nigel M. de S. Cameron Ph.D. Director President Research Professor Associate Dean

Published Online: 22 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470165874.ch16

Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century

Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century

How to Cite

Cameron, N. M. d. S. (2007) Toward Nanoethics?, in Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century (eds N. M. d. S. Cameron and M. E. Mitchell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470165874.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Center on Nanotechnology and Society, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  2. 2

    Institute of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Author Information

  1. Center on Nanotechnology and Society, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  1. This chapter includes material presented by the author in testimony to the European Commission's European Group on Ethics (EGE) hearing on nanomedicine, Brussels, Belgium, March 21, 2006.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470084199

Online ISBN: 9780470165874

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Keywords:

  • ethical and societal implications of nanotechnology;
  • nanotechnology and effective nano ELSI (NELSI) process;
  • nanotechnology ethical agenda

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ethics, Policy, and New Technologies

  • An Ethical Agenda for Nanotechnology

  • The Prospect of “Enhancement”

  • The Question of “Nanoethics”