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Fall 2021
Jul 01, 2022
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PHIL 105 - Bioethics
This course introduces students to contemporary philosophical issues in bioethics, a subject focused on ethical issues in health care, health policy, medical practice, medical and scientific research, and more. Students will engage with philosophical ethical theories and case studies to gain familiarity with foundational bioethical concepts and topics. Students will learn to use ethical concepts and normative theory to analyze and evaluate cases, to understand, articulate, and defend philosophically and ethically sound positions, and to engage with opposing views.  

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Studio

Philosophy Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/STIA Biotech/Global Health, College/Bioethics, Core: Philosophy/Ethics

Mutual Exclusion:
This course carries a mutual exclusion with the following courses; you may not enroll in it if you have completed any of the following with a passing grade:
HEST 254

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