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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PHL 308 - Medical Ethics

2018-2019 Catalog Year:

In this course, we will discuss some of the philosophical questions encountered with respect to medicine and medical technology. We will examine arguments concerning the ethical dimensions of some of the following issues: (e.g.) reproductive technology, abortion, euthanasia and assisted suicide, genetic engineering and the use of genetic information, HIV, AIDS, and the physician-patient relationship, research on human subjects, allocation of medical resources, and medical errors.

Prerequisite: PHL 205 or instructor permission.
Offered: Not on a regular basis
Credit: 3