PHIL 331

Biomedical Ethics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An investigation into various ethical issues that arise in the delivery of health care. Lectures and discussions on topics such as informed consent, abortion, human experimentation, euthanasia, reproductive technologies, the health-care professional/client relationship. Emphasis on the ability to apply theoretical concepts to actual situations.


  • May not be counted towards upper-level requirements in Honours or Major programs in Philosophy.


  • Minimum second-year standing; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Philosophy offered by the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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