LECTURE 4_16_2010

LECTURE 4_16_2010 - Introduction to Ethics PH150 April 16...

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Introduction to Ethics - PH150 April 16 Professor Aaron Garrett Teaching Fellows Colin Cmiel Stacey Goguen Yoni Porat Wednesday, April 21, 2010
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Final Paper: Due 5/3 before noon. Changes in technology sometimes give rise to new moral problems. We have seen an example already this semester – new moral problems arising from advances in medical technology allowing for successful organ transplants. We will discuss a few more as well in the remaining weeks of the semester. Begin this paper by describing a technological change that leads to one or more new moral problems. Examples of technological change might be advances in genetic screening or the genetic modification of food products. Try to avoid the examples we have discussed extensively in class and think up an example of your own. Then describe one or more moral problems that potentially arise as a consequence of the technological change. As an example of a moral problem arising from a technological change consider new strains of genetically modified corn. On the one side new
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