IEEN workshop report : teaching and learning in interdisciplinary and empirical ethics

Jonathan Ives, J. Owens, A. Cribb

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    Abstract

    Bioethics is an interdisciplinary field that accommodates a broad range of perspectives and disciplines. This inherent diversity sets a number of challenges for both teachers and students of bioethics, notably in respect to the appropriate aims and methods of bioethics education, standards and criteria for evaluating performance and disciplinary identity. The Interdisciplinary and Empirical Ethics Network (IEEN) was established, with funding from the Wellcome Trust, to facilitate critical and constructive discussion about the ongoing development of bioethics as an evolving field of interdisciplinary study. In November 2012 the IEEN organised a workshop at the University of Birmingham to discuss the issues relating to teaching and learning in interdisciplinary and empirical bioethics. This paper reports on that meeting.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)70-74
    JournalClinical Ethics
    Volume8
    Issue number2-3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2013

    Keywords

    • bioethics
    • education
    • interdisciplinarity
    • pedagogy
    • standards

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