Prof. Hiroi’s Paper Published in the
Book The Intersection of Scientific Knowledge and the Humanities: Ethical Issues Surrounding iPS Cell Research
Professor Yoshinori Hiroi‘s paper was published in the book The Intersection of Scientific Knowledge and the Humanities: Ethical Issues Surrounding iPS Cell Research
The book, which was published under the supervision of the CiRA (iPS Cell Research Institute) Director, Professor Shinya Yamanaka and Kyoto University’s Uehiro Research Division for iPS Cell Ethics, discusses ethical issues surrounding iPS cell research from the perspectives of natural science, and the humanities and social science. The publication of the book marks the 30th anniversary of the Uehiro Research Division.
The book consists of the following sections:
Introduction: “A special dialogue: Ethical issues surrounding iPS cell research” by Director Yamanaka and Professor Emeritus Susumu Shimazono (Tokyo University).
1. From the research site
2. From Kyoto University’s Uehiro Research Division for iPS Cell Ethics
3. Applied ethicists at Oxford University
4. Humanities scholars in Japan
5. From governmental and international perspectives
Prof. Hiroi’s paper “The effect of iPS cell research on the aging society: From the perspective of public policies is in part 5.