The Social Value of Knowledge in Medical Research
Affiliation: University of Buenos Aires
Keywords: social value of knowledge, medical research, bioethics, symposium
Categories: Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
The “socially valuable knowledge” (SVK) principle has been widely acknowledged as one of the most important guiding principles for research involving human subjects. In this presentation, Felicitas Holzer reconstructs the main arguments of the discussion between defenders and debunkers of the SVK principle and offer a third way to consider the social value of knowledge in research studies. PICTURE: John Tun Sein, Untitled 2016.