Lessons From the Sustainability Movement: Toward an Integrative Decision-Making Framework for Nanotechnology
Meaney, Mark E.
Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 2006 Winter; 34(4): 682-688
The author argues that bioethicists must develop alternative approaches to facilitate the study of the conditions for the responsible development of nanotechnologies. Proponents of "sustainability" have developed a useful model to integrate multiple perspectives into the evaluation of the impact of technologies on global ecological integrity under conditions of uncertainty.
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