Section A1: Runs: 5/29 – 6/21
Section D1: Runs: 6/25 – 7/19
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Exploration of moral issues in medicine and medical research. Course will typically focus on issues raised by the creation and termination of life and include topics such as abortion, stem cell research, cloning, prenatal screening for disability, right to medical care, human experimentation, genetic enhancement and eugenics, animal experimentation, the diagnosis of death, and euthanasia. Formerly 50:730:349. Fulfills new general education requirement in Ethics and Values (EAV).
Course Runs: 7/9 – 8/15
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An examination of the phenomenon of evil, particularly moral evil, through close readings of ancient and modern philosophical, religious, political, and literary texts. Questions include whether humanity is vil, how evil could be explained, whether it is compatible with belief in God, and if it sheds useful lighton contemporary issues like terrorism, genocide, racism, and poverty. Fulfills new general education requirement in Ethics and Values (EAV).