Welcome to PHIL 444-011:
Medical Ethics for Biomedical Engineering Students

Mark Greene.
Required Reading:
'Bioethics: An Anthology. 3nd Edition', Helga Kuhse & Peter Siger. Oxford: Blackwell, 2006.
Other reading available via Sakai@UD.
Tue & Thu, 11am - 12:15 pm. In Gore 303.

There are two sections of PHIL444.
This is the site for section 011.

Section 010 satisfies the second writing requrement for those with enough credits

Section 011 is for Biomedical Engineering students and does not satisfy the second writing requirement

An examination of some of the most controversial issues in medical ethics. Through discussion of highly influential primary sources, this seminar will join ongoing debates on such topics as abortion, euthanasia, human experimentation, reproductive rights, and performance enhancing drugs.

NB: Important resources for this class (including additional required readings and quizzes) are available to registered students via Sakai@UD.


Confidentiality and Mandated Reporting

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