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Fall 2010
Aug 13, 2022
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PHIL 2740 - Ethics and Biomedicine
(Formerly 015.274) An examination of some important ethical issues arising out of recent developments in biology and medicine. Examples of topics to be covered include: the allocation of scarce medical resources; genetic engineering; euthanasia vs. the prolongation of life; abortion and infanticide, and experimentation on human subjects. Students may not hold credit for PHIL 2740 (015.274) and any of: PHIL 2PHIL 2290 (015.229) or PHIL 2531 (015.253). Prerequisite: successful completion of 30 hours of university credit.

3.0 Credit hours

Arts Course

Philosophy Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities, Philosophy:Group 3-Systematic

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Faculty of Science
      Faculty of Engineering
      Faculty of Human Ecology
      College of Medicine
      Faculty of Management
      Faculty of Agric.and Food Sci.
      Faculty of Education
      Faculty of Architecture
      Faculty of Social Work
      College of Nursing
      School of Art
      College of Rehabilitation Sci
      School of Dental Hygiene
      Faculty of Music
      Faculty of Kines & Rec Mgmt
      Extended Education
      University 1
      Faculty of Env, Earth, & Res
      Faculty of Health Sciences
      Faculty of Arts
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     
      Main (Fort Garry & Bannatyne)

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