PHL384H1: Ethics, Genetics and Reproduction

Hours: 
36L

An intermediate-level study of moral and legal problems, including the ontological and moral status of the human embryo and fetus; human newborn, carrier and prenatal genetic screening for genetic defect, genetic therapy; the reproductive technologies (e.g., artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization); recent legislative proposals and 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)