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PL 102 Overview

Students inquire into the nature of body and spirit, health and sickness, and life and death. Questions entertained in the course include: What is the most ethically appropriate way to distribute limited healthcare resources? Is a person morally obligated to donate their organs after death? Should couples use methods of artificial reproduction to make “designer children”? Bioethics is an ideal course for those pursuing careers in science, psychology or medicine, as well as for all who wonder about the deep philosophical questions relating to personal health and its limitations.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • PL

Sections

Introduction to Bioethics - 2021 Summer PL 102

This course invites students to inquire into the nature of body and spirit, health and sickness, and life and death, and to consider carefully the proper moral response to these human realities. Questions entertained in the course will include: When, for purposes of organ donation, can we say that someone is dead? Is it ethical to experiment on animals? Should couples use methods of artificial reproduction to make “designer children”? How do Buddhists view the end of life? As a discipline which addresses profound ethical questions brought about by scientific and medical advances, the course is ideal for those pursuing careers in science and medicine as well as for all who wonder about the deep philosophical questions that are at the root of these contemporary challenges.

Course Code: PL 102

7/5/2021 - 8/15/2021

Online

Trad undergrad section

Introduction to Bioethics - 2021 Summer PL 102

This course invites students to inquire into the nature of body and spirit, health and sickness, and life and death, and to consider carefully the proper moral response to these human realities. Questions entertained in the course will include: When, for purposes of organ donation, can we say that someone is dead? Is it ethical to experiment on animals? Should couples use methods of artificial reproduction to make “designer children”? How do Buddhists view the end of life? As a discipline which addresses profound ethical questions brought about by scientific and medical advances, the course is ideal for those pursuing careers in science and medicine as well as for all who wonder about the deep philosophical questions that are at the root of these contemporary challenges.

Course Code: PL 102

7/5/2021 - 8/15/2021

Online

Bus evening/online stndts only

Introduction to Bioethics - 2021 Summer PL 102

This course invites students to inquire into the nature of body and spirit, health and sickness, and life and death, and to consider carefully the proper moral response to these human realities. Questions entertained in the course will include: When, for purposes of organ donation, can we say that someone is dead? Is it ethical to experiment on animals? Should couples use methods of artificial reproduction to make “designer children”? How do Buddhists view the end of life? As a discipline which addresses profound ethical questions brought about by scientific and medical advances, the course is ideal for those pursuing careers in science and medicine as well as for all who wonder about the deep philosophical questions that are at the root of these contemporary challenges.

Course Code: PL 102

7/5/2021 - 8/15/2021

Online

RN to BSN students only

Introduction to Bioethics - 2021 Summer PL 102

This course invites students to inquire into the nature of body and spirit, health and sickness, and life and death, and to consider carefully the proper moral response to these human realities. Questions entertained in the course will include: When, for purposes of organ donation, can we say that someone is dead? Is it ethical to experiment on animals? Should couples use methods of artificial reproduction to make “designer children”? How do Buddhists view the end of life? As a discipline which addresses profound ethical questions brought about by scientific and medical advances, the course is ideal for those pursuing careers in science and medicine as well as for all who wonder about the deep philosophical questions that are at the root of these contemporary challenges.

Course Code: PL 102

7/5/2021 - 8/15/2021

Online

BSRT students only

Introduction to Bioethics - 2021 Fall PL 102

Students inquire into the nature of body and spirit, health and sickness, and life and death. Questions entertained in the course include: What is the most ethically appropriate way to distribute limited healthcare resources? Is a person morally obligated to donate their organs after death? Should couples use methods of artificial reproduction to make “designer children”? Bioethics is an ideal course for those pursuing careers in science, psychology or medicine, as well as for all who wonder about the deep philosophical questions relating to personal health and its limitations.

Course Code: PL 102

8/23/2021 - 12/12/2021

M, W 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM

Face to Face

Nursing students only

Main Campus

Introduction to Bioethics - 2021 Fall PL 102

Students inquire into the nature of body and spirit, health and sickness, and life and death. Questions entertained in the course include: What is the most ethically appropriate way to distribute limited healthcare resources? Is a person morally obligated to donate their organs after death? Should couples use methods of artificial reproduction to make “designer children”? Bioethics is an ideal course for those pursuing careers in science, psychology or medicine, as well as for all who wonder about the deep philosophical questions relating to personal health and its limitations.

Course Code: PL 102

8/23/2021 - 12/12/2021

Face to Face

St Thomas More students only