H. Bok (Intro to Bioethics)
November 16, 2016
Do Living Wills Extend to People with Dementia?
In chapter 8 of Lifes Dominion, Ronald Dworkin prompts us to think about the
relationship between advanced directives and dementia. While a
Day 1 Notes
Sunday, October 16, 2016
What is an argument?
Argument: set of statements (premises) that provide reasons for thinking that some claim
(conclusion) is true
EX) All humans are mortal. Socrates is human. (Premises) Socrates is mortal. (C
Different ways of structuring social programs
Q: What is the right way to set it up?
Rawls: we should ask which set of rules are just by asking which set of rules best follow
principles that are best in "original position"
Introduction to Bioethics
Hilary Bok ([email protected])
Office Hours: Wed. 1:10-2:30, and by appointment
Student Learning Outcomes: By the end of the course, you should:
Be familiar with basic issues in bioethics, and with different positio