PHL 325M PHL 325M. Medicine, Ethics, and Society. 3 Hours.
Moral, legal, religious, and political implications of developments in medicine; topics include abortion, euthanasia, sterilization, psychosurgery, genetic engineering; concepts of health, cure, insanity, and death. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one laboratory/discussion hour a week for one semester.
There are several courses offered each year in philosophy that should be of interest to undergraduates who have strong interests outside philosophy. In addition to the introductory courses ( Philosophy 301 , 304 , 305 , and 310 ) and the basic sequence in the history of philosophy ( Philosophy 329K and 329L ), the courses listed below are of particular relevance to students who are interested in the indicated areas.