This course will focus on issues in biomedical ethics. We will discuss some, but not all, of the following topics: abortion, biomedical technology, stem-cell research, surrogacy, euthanasia, the allocation of scarce medical resources, informed consent.
Students will be expected to read articles on the subject, take tests, and write two papers
This course is open to all students. No knowledge of philosophy will be presupposed.
2hrs of lecture & 2hrs of discussion/wk