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Permanency of moral values questioned—change of attitudes with time—social control of research—speeding up the law by educating the public—individual conscience in research versus social control—extension of education to influence intelligence—hazards of drugs for intelligence—pay and insurance for experimental volunteers—doctrine of assumption of risk—social determinaton of the individual conscience—the researcher's social responsibilities—care for quality of human life, the permanent moral value—some wisdom from outside science—individual versus statistical morality, an artificial distinction—three permanent values—absolute versus absolute inferences—the application of traditional, immemorial morality—summing up.
Dr. McDermott: Thank you, Dr. Dubos. Would any members of the panel like to volunteer to start attacking the
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Discussion (ii). Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:61–67. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-3-61
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(3_Part_2):61-67.
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