Bioethics, Personhood and the Law
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Introduction to contemporary bioethical issues and their legal dimensions. Covers medical and biotechnological debates implicating human and nonhuman life at various stages. Current and prospective legal regulation is assessed through multiple critical theoretical frameworks related to gender, disability, age, class, race, sexual identity, and culture. Engages centrally with legal concepts of personhood, dignity, and equality.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 380, 343 if taken in the same topic.
Undergraduate course in Law offered by the Faculty of Law.