Courses: Philosophy and Medical Issues (PHILB205001)

Fall 2013

Class Number: 1360
The field of medicine provides a rich terrain for the study and application of philosophical ethics. This course will introduce students to fundamental ethical theories and present ways in which these theories connect to particular medical issues. We will also discuss what are often considered the four fundamental principles of medical ethics (autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and justice) in connection to specific topics related to medical practice (such as reproductive rights, euthanasia, and allocation of health resources).
Div: III; Approach: Critical Interpretation (CI); Haverford: Humanities (HU)
Enrollment Criteria: Sophmore; Junior; Senior; Major/Minor/Concentration;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1360 Div: III; CI;

Department

Philosophy (Web site)

Taught By

Payson,Jessica Brooke

Location

Bryn Mawr, TAYG

Meeting Times

TTH 2:15pm-3:45pm