Lecture1_IntroBioEthics.pdf - Ethics in Science and \u0000\b\u001d Engineering Bioengineering 100 Fall 2014 UC Berkeley Reading Assignments Chapter 1 Budinger

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Lecture 1 Ethics in Science and EngineeringBioengineering 100Fall 2014UC Berkeley Reading Assignments:Chapter 1: Budinger & Budinger
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Lecture 1 Class Information Course Logistics:TuTh 3:30-5:00PM106 Stanley Hall Instructor: Prof. Teresa Head-Gordon Department of Chemistry, Bioengineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Stanley Hall 274 [email protected]Office hours: MWF 12-1pm Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs):Alex Chien, [email protected] Qiong Pan, [email protected] Discussion Section: Discussion 1: 9 Lewis, Wed 1:00-2:00pm Discussion 2: 247 Cory, Fri 2:00-3:00pm
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Lecture 1 BCourses, Text and Other Resources BCourse is the primary source for communication- please consult it frequently Text: Ethics of Emerging Technologies, T. F. Budinger and M. D. Budinger (Wiley & Sons, 2006). Reading Assignments: Posted on the face page of every lecture Resources: Web-based notes and hand-outs Various multimedia (Youtube, TV, films etc)
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Lecture 1 BE100 Assessment Assessment: Homework(20%) Debates(20%) Quizzes(10%) 2 Mid-term exams (40%) Final (10%) Homework: Research and Debate Prep ~2/month Mid-term and Final Exam: Multi-format Final Exam: Take Home Final All exams, debates and HW are mandatory!
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Lecture 1 BE100 Grading Policy There are no late assignments accepted There is no rescheduling of exams without 2 weeks advancednotice Participation in one debate is mandatory You may drop 1 homework assignment
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Lecture 1 Class Purpose and Outcome ethics of professional conduct in the practice of science and engineeringIllustrated by case studies Develop methods for problem solving in ethical matters Classroom debates on both historical and contemporary (bio)ethical issues. our role as practicing scientists, engineers, and medical professionals to anticipate ethical conflicts that arise in creation and use of biotechnologies
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Lecture 1 Syllabus Lecture 1 (Aug. 28): Class information and introductions. Case study of Karen Quinlan. Lecture 2 (Sept. 2): Introduction to Ethical Theories, the 4A’s, and Debate Format. Greek and Roman philosophers, Virtue ethics, Religious ethics, Natural law theory, Social contract theory (Hobbes, Rawl), Rights ethics (Locke), Kantian ethics, Prima Facie Duties (Ross), Utilitarian ethics, Bentham's hedonistic calculus. Placing Karen Quinlan case in context of ethical theories. Debate format and strategies. Lecture 3, 4 (Sept. 4, 9): Ethics of Professional Conduct: Personal Ethics Professional conduct in science and engineering research and business: Plagiarism, falsifying data, scientific fraud; authorship, mentoring, peer review. Academia and industry: conflicts of interest and intellectual property. Case study of Jan Hendrik Schon.
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Lecture 1 Syllabus Lecture 5 (Sept. 11): Ethics of Professional Conduct: Corporate Ethics Company credos. Various case studies including Johnson & Johnson Tylenol tampering, Ford Pinto faulty fuel tank design, Odwalla E. coli tainted apple juice.
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