Graduate Catalog

THE-674 ETH CONCRN REPRO/GENE TECHN

This course considers the ethical issues surrounding medical-technological intervention in reproduction, protections of fetal life, and emerging advances in genetic sciences. Questions of right-to-life and the introduction of genetic manipulations in vitro or in utero are investigated under the rubrics of the principles of biomedical ethics-autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and justice-as well as from the concerns of the common good and the preferential option for the poor. Prerequisite: THE 552 or 609 and THE 653.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Take 3 credits From courses THE-552 THE-609 Take THE-653

Distribution

Theology/Philosophy