Apr 22, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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PHIL 2001 - Medical Ethics


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every semester. Also offered evenings.

Medical Ethics addresses ethical questions that arise in the context of medical research and practice. Topics may include the ethics of abortion, embryonic stem-cell research, euthanasia, cloning, animal experimentation, and the just distribution of health care resources. Students will be introduced to several of the most important ethical theories and principles in the Western philosophical tradition, which will provide the student with a theoretical framework for critically reflecting on these important contemporary ethical issues. CTW, ER



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