The morality of risks in research: reflections on Kumar image

Journal of Medical Ethics, September 19, 2016 (online first)
Frances M. Kamm (Senior Fellow alumna)


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Reflecting on the contribution by Rahul Kumar to the symposium, I consider the following topics in relation to risks in research: (1) treating someone as a mere means; (2) aggregation; (3) different conceptions of contractualism; (4) uncertainty; (5) paternalism and complicity.

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