The construction of a new contract between science and society : « Manifesto for a Responsible and United Citizens’ Science » - 中欧社会论坛 - China Europa Forum

The construction of a new contract between science and society : « Manifesto for a Responsible and United Citizens’ Science »

To start up a debate on science and ethics from all angles, it is necessary to recognise the many ethical frameworks in the civilisations of the world » and place the considerations on science in a wider context, that of humankind’s rights and responsibilities

Authors: Texte collectif

Date: février 2000

To speak of a contract is to say that the relations between the activity of scientific research and the rest of society must be founded on a clear basis defining, in the broadest sense of the term, the rights, expectations, services and obligations of each of the parties.

To speak of a new contract means on the one hand that there is already a previous contract and on the other hand that it no longer corresponds to tomorrow’s needs.

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