PHIL222-01C Moral Issues in Medicine (with Jack H Bayne)

PHIL222-01C Moral Issues in Medicine (with Jack H Bayne)

Concepts of health, illness and healing, under different paradigms of medicine. Is medicine an art or science? What is the impact of medical technology on human life and death? What is considered "natural"? Attention is given to issues in human reproduction (e.g. in vitro fertilization, conception, abortion). Questions of authority, accountability in doctor-patient relationships, patient advocacy, self help, right to health care or to refuse treatment. Social and political questions of health care organization.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Braintree

Day(s) and Time(s):

Sep 08-Dec 08
Tu: 6:30-9:30p

Distribution:

HU

Availability:

Course cancelled.
Class Number:6983_Fall2017
Your Price: $1,230.00

Important Dates:
Registration begins: July 24, 2017
Online registration ends: 8:30am on the day of the first class meeting

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