School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations

PHIL-328 – Ethics and Genetics

Points:20Prerequisites:30 PHIL/BIOL pts including 20 pts from PHIL 200-299
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:History, Phil, Pol Sci & IRRestrictions:PHIL 228

This course deals with moral issues arising out of the application of genetic and other technologies to human beings. Topics to be covered include human cloning, stem cell therapy, radical life extension, and intellectual enhancement. 60% internal assessment, 40% examination.

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $818.00     international $3,650.00

Set Text

The reading materials for this course will be posted on Blackboard.

Trimester 1 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
10178 3 Mar – 20 Apr 2014Tue1510 - 1700Cotton [Kelburn]LT122Nicholas Agar 
3 Mar – 20 Apr 2014Wed1510 - 1700Murphy [Kelburn]LT220
5 May – 8 Jun 2014Tue1510 - 1700Cotton [Kelburn]LT122
5 May – 8 Jun 2014Wed1510 - 1700Murphy [Kelburn]LT220

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.