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PHIL 210. Bio-Medical Ethics. 3 Hours.

A survey of ethical issues that arise in connection with research, medicine, and biotechnologies. Topics such as right to healthcare, research on human subjects, euthanasia, abortion, cloning, genetic selection, disabilities, and the biomedical enhancement of human capacities will be examined. Students will be trained in philosophical ethics and argumentation, and the resources medical professionals need to ethically assess difficult questions.

Philosophy (PHIL)

The Department of Philosophy offers both a major and minor.  Any course in Philosophy may be used to satisfy the general education requirement.  In addition, the department participates in a number of interdisciplinary majors, minors, and programs.