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PHIL 336: Bioethics and Biotechnology

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: 3 credits in PHIL or Permission of Instructor
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.