Catalogue 2019 - 2020

PH 231 Biomedical Ethics

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

Sophomore standing.

Course Description

A critical examination of basic concepts, such as autonomy and privacy, and ethical issues in biomedical ethics, such as informed consent, euthanasia, assisted suicide, cloning, stem cell research, research and experimentation on animals, rights to healthcare, and the just allocation of medical care. Attention will also be paid to the application of major moral theories.

Notes

Formerly PH 309.

Offered

in alternate years.

Fee