PHL382H1: Ethics: Death and Dying

Hours: 
36L

An intermediate-level study of moral and legal problems, including the philosophical significance of death, the high-tech prolongation of life, definition and determination of death, suicide, active and passive euthanasia, the withholding of treatment, palliative care and the control of pain, living wills; recent judicial decisions.

Prerequisite: 

PHL281H1, 7.5 courses (in any field) with at least 1.5 in philosophy

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)