Jul 24, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

PHIL 329 - (P) Advanced Topics in Biomedical Ethics

3 cr.
(Prerequisites: PHIL 120  and PHIL 210  and one of the following:  PHIL 212  or PHIL 316 , or science/allied health major, or permission of instructor)

This course will focus narrowly upon an issue (or a set of related issues) in biomedical research which generates significant moral concern. Topics will vary, but may include embryo-destructive research; cloning and donor siblings; genetic testing and eugenics; genetic enhancement; and the production of human/non-human chimeras. Typically the course will also consider the nature and purpose of biomedical research and medicine.