Jun 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 2120 - Biomedical and Environmental Ethics (3CR)


(3L) This course will examine ethical issues related to medicine, biology technology and the natural environment. During the first half of the course, ethical theory is introduced, and the class will read, discuss and debate material on medical and technological issues such as defining life, abortion, euthanasia, biomedical research, genetic engineering and speciesism. The second half of the course will be devoted to issues such as animal rights, land ethics, crop engineering and the value of wilderness and biodiversity. Much class time is devoted to debate and discussion. College biology recommended.



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