Biomedical Ethics

A critical examination of moral issues in medicine and bioethics.  Topics will be selected from among the following: the physician relationship; informed consent; research ethics; issues at the end of life including euthanasia and physician assisted suicide; the allocation of scarce medical resources; race and gender in medicine; reproductive and genetic control, etc.  Ethical theories and principles will be introduced to help analyze the chosen issues. Prerequisite:  PHL 1000. Satisfies a second institutional requirement in Philosophy if needed or a Humanities distribution requirement. Fulfills E in LS Core.

School

Liberal Arts

Program

Philosophy

Course Number

PHL2060C

Section

A

Instructor

Julien Farland

Credits

4

Session

Summer II

Type

Online

Start – End Dates

07/06/2020 - 08/14/2020

Student Registration Link

https://mymack.merrimack.edu/ics/myMack_Home/

Other Registration Link

https://gps.merrimack.edu/register/?id=8cb60d94-2372-4f30-8930-fbb5f6157899