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Instructor: Erik Zhang. This course meets TR 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. in CW 105.

This course investigates some of the central issues in biomedical ethics, including clinical bioethics, population-level bioethics, and the ethics of biomedical research. Some of the issues we will examine might include:

  • Abortion
  • Organ transplantation
  • Ethics of having children
  • Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia
  • Genetic enhancement
  • Health and healthcare inequalities
  • Personal vs social responsibilities for health
  • Research on animals


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