Ethical Issues in Scientific Research (PHIL 238.3)

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PHIL 238 01 September 2016 Robert Hudson (primary instructor)

Description

Introduction to ethical issues related to scientific research requiring institutional ethics review and approval. Theoretical approaches in ethics and their relationship to national and institutional guidelines governing research protocol compliance are considered. Topics include Aristotelian, Kantian and Utilitarian ethics, ethical standards in designing research protocols, and protection of research subjects.

Prerequisite(s)

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

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