Bioethics and National Security

Bioethics and National Security

Military and intelligence needs have had an important role in the history of bioethics, though this fact is rarely appreciated.  In the era of modern neuroscience the relationship between science and the military has entered a new phase.  In this talk I will describe these surprising connections and emerging challenges.



Jonathan Moreno, Ph.D., David and Lyn Silfen University Professor and Professor of Medical Ethics and the History and Sociology of Science, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;  Member, International UNESCO Bioethics Committee.



Tennison, M. N., Moreno, J. D. “Neuroscience, Ethics, and National Security: The State of the Art,” PLos Biology 10/3 (March 2012).

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