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Biomedical Ethics, 7,5 hp

Can abortion be morally defensible? Would it be ethically acceptable to genetically enhance our children to become more intelligent? Should physician-assisted suicide be allowed for terminally ill patients suffering unbearable pain? When not all can get a vaccine during a pandemic influenza, who should be prioritized? In this course, we discuss a number of issues like these. We study various cultural perspectives, arguments and cases.

Course codes:
Basic course 721G12
Advanced course 721A52
Master's course 721A22

Syllabus, basic course

Syllabus, advanced course

Syllabus, Master's course

Spring 2019


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