Biomedical Ethics (PHIL 234.3)

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PHIL 234 61 September 2017 John Liptay
PHIL 234 62 January 2017 Bryan Wiebe
PHIL 234 01 September 2016 Susan Dieleman
PHIL 234 61 September 2016 John Liptay
PHIL 234 02 January 2016


An examination of contemporary biomedical ethical issues such as the definition of a person, determination of life and death, euthanasia, abortion, prenatal diagnosis and intervention, problems in the physician-patient relationship, reproductive technologies, genetic engineering and accessibility to health care.


6 credit units in philosophy or completion of 24 credit units at the university.

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