DPI-204: Seminar in Bioethics

Semester: Fall

Credit: 1.0

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus

Faculty: Frances Kamm

Schedule

Day Time Location
First Day 9/3
Meet Day W 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM FAS EMRS
Review

Description

Examines issues in bioethics and aspects of normative ethical theory bearing on them. Topics are to be selected from the following: aggregation and the distribution of scarce resources; discrimination and disability; death and assisted suicide; abortion; the moral status of the embryo; and genetic modification and enhancement. Includes readings from contemporary philosophical sources. Prerequisite: At least one course in ethics.

Also offered by the Philosophy Department as Phil 276x.