HYLE

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR PHILOSOPHY OF CHEMISTRY

ISSN 1433-5158

ETHICAL CASES STUDIES OF CHEMISTRY

edited by Tom Børsen & Joachim Schummer

Introductory Material

1. Misuse and Misconduct

1.1 Scientific Misconduct

1.2 Weapons Research

1.3 Addictive Drugs Production

  • Methamphetamine ('Crystal Meth') in WWII (in preparation)

2. Unforeseen Local Consequences

2.1 Industrial Desasters

2.2 Adverse Effects of Pharmaceuticals

2.3 Chemical Waste Deposal

3. Global and Long-Term Influences and Challenges

3.1 Global Environmental Pollution

3.2 Green Chemistry

3.3 Chemical Climate Prediction and Engineering

3.4 Intergenerational Justice (Sustainability/Recycling)

  • Intergenerational Justice in Dealing with Scarce Materials: The Case of Rare Earth Elements (in preparation)

3.5 Global Justice (Impact on Developing Countries)

  • "Responsibilities in the Global Trade of Hazardous Chemicals" (in preparation)

4. Challenging Human Culture

4.1 Human Enhancement

4.2 Creating Artificial Life

4.3 Intellectual Property Rights (Patenting DNA)

  • Ethical and Legal Issues of Patenting DNA (in preparation)

5. Codes and Regulations

5.1 Codes of Conduct

5.2 Chemical Regulation


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