Revista Latinoamericana de Bioética
Print version ISSN 1657-4702
SIERRA CUARTAS, Carlos Eduardo de Jesús. ABOUT THE DEGREE OF PRESENCE OF THE BIOETHICAL DIMENSION IN THE HISPANIC WORLD'S ENGINEERING HISTORY. rev.latinoam.bioet. [online]. 2009, vol.9, n.1, pp. 40-55. ISSN 1657-4702.
The history of science and technology is a valuable gold mine so as to inquire into the ideas of bioethical appearance previous to Van Rensselaer Potter's intuition. In the Hispanic world, in spite of the huge tasks to do in the matter of inquiry of the respective history of science and technology, there are significant facts which show the presence of an ethical appearance in relation to science and its fruits in various Hispanic scientists and engineers in past centuries, along with some relevant figures of the philosophy.
Keywords : History of engineering; history of technology; history of bioethics; global bioethics.