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Bioethics

Bioethics

Subject Area
Course Number
PHIL 1342 601
Course Code
PHIL1342601
Course Key
79758
Day(s)
Monday
Wednesday
Time
5:15pm-6:45pm
5:15pm-6:45pm
Instructor
MUSSO, PAUL A
Course Description
This course is an introduction to bioethics, focusing on ethical questions arising at the beginning and end of life. Topics will include procreative responsibilities, the question of wrongful life, and prenatal moral status as well as questions of justice related to markets for sperm, eggs and gestation. We will also attend to dilemmas at the end of life, including the authority of advance directives, euthanasia and the allocation of life-saving therapies.
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