Abstract

A familiar criticism of bioethics charges it with being more conceptual than practical—having little application to the "real world." In order to answer its critics and keep its feet on the ground, bioethics must utilize the social sciences more effectively. Empirical research can provide the bridge between conceiving a moral vision of a better world, and actually enacting it.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1552-146X
Print ISSN
0093-0334
Pages
pp. 40-47
Launched on MUSE
2005-08-11
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2012
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