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PHIL 336: Bioethics and Biotechnology

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: PHIL 201 or PHIL 230 or PHIL 235
In-depth study of some central moral issues in the life sciences, e.g., genetic screening and testing, genetically engineered plants and animals, risk analysis, biotechnology patents, research ethics, biodiversity, the impact of biotechnology on society and the environment. Major moral theories will be discussed and applied. (Phil 336 contains almost no similarities to Phil 331.).