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PHIL 223 - Medical Ethics (GEKH)


An examination of the relationships between contemporary values in the medical profession and traditional ethical values. Students will investigate various ethical theories and critically examine controversial issues in medicine.

Credit Hours: 3 hrs
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PHIL 223 introduces student to the practices, methodologies and fundamental assumptions of philosophy through the study of medical ethics. Ethics is the area of philosophy that examines morality and medical ethics applies ethical theory to specific ethical problems within the practice of medicine. PHIL 223 is a general education course because it is an introduction to philosophy through the study of medical ethics. It gives students the opportunity to learn what the study of philosophy provides to ones intellectual development. The methodology of the course is critical reasoning - a habit of mind that everyone needs- and the course addresses some of the most fundamental concepts in human thought- the right and the good. Both the skills and concepts addressed in this course help students in their educations, careers and personal lives.
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