PHIL-328 – Ethics and Genetics
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||30 PHIL and/or BIOL pts including 20 from PHIL 200-299|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||History, Phil, Pol Sci & IR||Restrictions:||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.
Nicholas Agar, Humanity's End: Why We Should Reject Radical Enhancement (Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 2010)
This course is not currently being offered.
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