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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHL 218
Title Medical Ethics
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI
Summer 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1330 5/23/16 - 7/2/16 TBA TBA Online Michael A Deere
21 1337 7/11/16 - 8/20/16 TBA TBA Online Michael A Deere


An examination of the moral dimensions of decision making in health related situations. Special attention will be focused on the implications for human life and values occasioned by recent advances in biological and medical technologies. Some of the main topics of consideration will be the following: euthanasia, reproductive technologies, behavior control, health-care delivery systems, human experimentation, pollution, and genetic engineering. Three lecture hours per week.