Dec 09, 2023  
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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STSH 2310 - Bioethics

This course involves a philosophical analysis of some of the basic moral issues raised by recent and anticipated developments in the areas of biology and medicine. The general question “What are moral problems, and how does one resolve them?” is examined in the context of concrete cases involving issues such as abortion, euthanasia, organ transplants, experimentation on human patients, cloning, genetic engineering, behavior control and modification.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross-listed as PHIL 2500. Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and PHIL 2500.

Credit Hours: 4

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