Comments on Düwell: Research as a challenge for ethical reflection

A.J. van der Zijpp

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To resolve complex problems in our society the liberal approach based on autonomy and self-determination rights is not sufficient. We have to define our position regarding our fellow human beings and animals, nature and the environment. See also the outcomes of the ‘Waardenvolle Landbouw’ Workshop (Values in Agriculture, inVan Eck and Oosting 2001) and our research programme for sustainable animal-production systems. They appeal to a holistic approach in science, which requires social interaction for decisions about trade-offs between unequal issues regarding planet, profit and people
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEthics for Life Scientists
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Publication series

NameWageningen UR Frontis Series


  • ethics
  • moral values
  • research
  • scientists
  • scientific research


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