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2024 Fall > UGRD > PHIL > PHIL 222

Moral Issues in Medicine

Course #: PHIL 222

Concepts of health, illness and healing, under different paradigms of medicine. Is medicine an art or science? What is the impact of medical technology on human life and death? What is considered ''natural''? Attention is given to issues in human reproduction (e.g. in vitro fertilization, conception, abortion). Questions of authority, accountability in doctor-patient relationships, patient advocacy, self help, right to health care or to refuse treatment. Social and political questions of health care organization.

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 2717 MWF
2:00 - 2:50 pm
Urbanek,Valentina Maria Wheatley W01-0042
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 35
Enrolled: 17
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
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Course Attributes: Humanities