UC 150 - First-Year Humanities Seminar
Section: 001 Philosophy of Medicine
Term: FA 2018
Subject: University Courses (UC)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

What is health? What is disease? What is the role of medicine in contemporary culture? Is healthcare a fundamental right? Do we have a right to die on our own terms? How do the power structures at play in the medical-industrial complex define our bodies and our decisions about life and death? Using sources from Aristotle to Obama, this seminar will examine such fundamental questions to identify and analyze the concepts underlying the current practice of medicine.

Course Requirements:

Evaluation will be based upon class attendance/participation, short writing assignments throughout the semester, one term paper, and a formal oral presentation.

Intended Audience:

First Year Students

Class Format:

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UC 150 - First-Year Humanities Seminar
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