What you'll learn

  • Examine ethical issues that arise in a biomedical context
  • Euthanasia, eugenics, reproductive control, lying to patients, and the right to health care

Course description

This course introduces the basic concepts and theories of ethics and applies them to some of the most widely discussed issues of the day.

Students examine ethical issues that arise in a biomedical context, such as euthanasia, eugenics, reproductive control, lying to patients, and the right to health care.

Instructor

  • Charles Goldman Professor of Philosophy, Brandeis University

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Division of Continuing Education

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