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Viewing: PHIL 6245 : Biomedical Ethics

Last approved: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:40:24 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:44:26 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Philosophy (PHIL)
PHIL
6245
Biomedical Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
201501
3
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Lecture
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An in-depth introduction to the field of biomedical ethics. Following a brief review of ethical theory, the course proceeds to several central topics in biomedical ethics before ending with students' presentations of their original research. The emphasis is on normative ethical reasoning, with considerable attention to the empirical assumptions underlying particular ethical judgments and to policy dimensions of several of the central topics.

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This course is in the bulletin as counting towards 4 credits, but it should only be worth 3 credits. This submisison is meant to correct that error.
Key: 6687