Faculty of Arts


PHIL 317

Ethical Issues in Biotechnology


Description

A discussion of ethical issues arising from developments in biotechnology, such as reproductive and genetic technologies. It will focus particularly on the perceived need for social control of individual choice and action in using these technologies, and the difficulties of justifying such restrictions or agreeing on appropriate constraints in a morally pluralist society.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

PHIL 317: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

Any 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy, or SOCSCIPH 200 and 15 points in Philosophy at Stage II, or PHIL 260 and either HISTORY 240 or SCIGEN 201

Restrictions

PHIL 227


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