Contemporary Issues in Biomedical Ethics
Basic degree students enrol in SMT3952HF
Course Code: 
SMT6952HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

Using contemporary articles from Christian ethics and Magisterial teachings, the biological and medical sciences, and philosophical ethics, the course will develop and apply critical thinking and ethical methods to contemporary issues in biomedical ethics including: issues pertaining to the creation of life (e.g., IV fertilization, reproductive technologies), the preservation of life (e.g., right to care, refusal of care, micro & macroallocation of limited resources, stem cell research), and the end of life (e.g., euthanasia, allowing to die, elder neglect).

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2018
Winter 2017
Start Time: 
17:00
End Time: 
19:00
Hours per Week: 
2
Schedule: 
Thu
Minimum: 
6
Maximum: 
20
Enrolment Notes: 
(Max. Grad 10, BD 10; Min. Grad 3, BD 3)
Additional Notes: 
Additional Evaluation: response paper, integration paper.
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Other