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Inquiring into Inquiry: Two Opposing Views

Sinsheimer, Robert L. and Piel, Gerard (1976) Inquiring into Inquiry: Two Opposing Views. Hastings Center Report, 6 (4). pp. 18-19. ISSN 0093-0334.

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For what specific purposes might we wish to limit inquiry? Do we wish to curb only the means or even the ends of inquiry? Let me advance some suggestions. One is the preservation of human dignity. We should not do experiments that involuntarily make of man a means rather than an end. The ethics of human experimentation are, I think, now rather well accepted, even though it must be recognized that such restraints blunt pure inquiry.

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Official Citation:Sinsheimer, Robert L., and Gerard Piel. “Inquiring into Inquiry: Two Opposing Views”. The Hastings Center Report 6.4 (1976): 18–19
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