History of Research with Human Subjects: Ethical Steps Forward and Back

By Jason T. Eberl

Department of Philosophy, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN

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Jason T. Eberl Jason T. Eberl, PhD, is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Affiliate Faculty of the Indiana University Center for Bioethics. His research interests include the philosophy of human nature and its application to issues at the margins of life, and the philosophical thought of Thomas Aquinas. He is the author of Thomistic Principles and Bioethics (Routledge 2006), and has published articles in The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, Review of Metaphysics, International Philosophical Quarterly, The Modern Schoolman, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, and Bioethics. He has also edited or contributed to several books on the intersection of popular culture and philosophy, including Star Trek and Philosophy (Open Court 2008), Star Wars and Philosophy (Open Court 2005), and Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell 2008). He received a M.A. from Arizona State University in 1998 and a Ph.D. from Saint Louis University in 2003.

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  • Jason T. Eberl (2009), "History of Research with Human Subjects: Ethical Steps Forward and Back," Purdue Bioethics Seminar Series, http://nanohub.org/resources/6693.



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