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New Reproductive Technologies: Christine Overall and Elizabeth Anderson
New Reproductive Technologies (Christine Overall and Elizabeth Anderson):
Also called assisted technologies
Popular new reproductive technologies (NRT) in Canada:
Do 1 (one) of the following questions. Length: 7-9 typed, double-spaced
Value: 35% of total mark
Due Date: November 7, 2014
1] Explain and evaluate the Smith and Jones case. Is there a moral difference
between active euthana
Situating our project
Elements of Bioethics
BRANCHES OF PHILOSOPHY
ETHICS AND MORALITY
Ethics can refer to the moral principles that
Ethics can also refer to the p
Cloning: Francoise Baylis, Raanan Gillon, Leon Kass
Human Cloning - Francoise Baylis
- 1) If taking a cell from a human embryo and growing it into a genetically identical embryo!
- 2) Taking out the nucleus of one cell and putting into the cell wall of
Health and Disease as Ethical
Health : Daniel Callahan, The Who definition of health!
- The concept of health an overly general concept, on a par with concepts such as truth,
happiness, love, good etc. !
- Complains about the definition of healt
Bioethics - Introduction
1/22/2014 1:43 PM
Bioethics is a hybrid discipline. Part of applied ethics.
Applies general ethical theories, applies principles and rules, problems of
therapeutic practice, health care issues etc.
The beginning of bioethics dates
PHI2396 Midterm 1 Summary
3 Ethical Principles:
1. Ethical non-cognitivism: based on gut feeling rather than reason
2. Ethical relativism: based on reasoning rather than gut feeling
3. Ethical objectivism: based on objective phenomena, which is recogni
PHI 2396 Midterm Preparation Questions
Here are five questions to help you study for the midterm. On Tuesday, Oct. 7, I will
shorten this list to three, from which you will have to choose two questions to answer. There
is no minimum or maximum page limit,
Philosophy 2396 BBioethics
Desmarais 8144; Ext. 3668
Office Hours: Tues 1015-1115, Fri 1145-1245, or by appointment or chance
Bioethical problems are moral problems arising in medical contexts. This course has
Sample questions for the in-class midterms for Bioethics, PHI 2396
Professor: Iva Apostolova
Note: The midterms will be divided into sections, consisting of short paragraph answers. Each of
the sections will be weighed differently, depending on the questi
PHI2396 Midterm 1 Notes
What is Bioethics?
A hybrid discipline. It is considered applied ethics
o Ethics is a branch of philosophy that deals with questions of right and wrong conduct, and with what we ought to
do and what we ought to refrain f
thique et les mres porteuses
Elizabeth S. Anderson. Is Womens Labor a Commodity?, in Ethical
Issues. Perspectives for Canadians (ed. E. Soifer), NY, Broadview
Press, pp. 331 sq.
Deux thses principales dAnderson :
Les pratiques commerciales de la mre porte
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Brown: the overall attempt to define such terms as
health and disease assumes that there is a theory of
medicine in which such terms find their home.
What sort of theory? Two possible answers:
1] Maybe a philosophical theory about medicine
Such a theory w
BIO2369 ESSAY QUESTIONS
1. Could the benefits argument plausibly support experimentation on nonhuman animals? If so, would it simultaneously prohibit experiments on
humans? Overall, how much is non-human medical experimentation like
medical research on in
Practice questions, Deontology vs Utilitarianism
1. Passage from Leon Kass: Any attempt to clone a human being would constitute an
unethical experiment upo the resulting child-to-be. As the animal experiments indicate,
there is grave risk of mishaps and d
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Abortion Through a Feminist Ethics Lens
Dialogue / Volum
Big Pharma makes lots of money and creates a large industry for research. All
pharma companies want a return for their investments and this tempts the
companes to do illegal things. The drug companies may research/experiment on
Philosophy is the combination of philo (loves) and Sophia (knowledge or
The term science was popular in the 1300s (Renaissance) was meant knowledge
gained thorugh studying.
Philosophy and science work in the same way as they use e
There are three grand ideas for history of ethics.
Bentham started utilitarianism and he was systematic and asked what motivated
right and wrong. Something wrong was painful and nothing intellectual while right
was pleasurable. There were no int
Informed consent is the primacy of autonomy and North America organizes itself so
the individual unit is the most important.
However, the hospitable values the families wishes and half of the patients whove
previously consented did not have the
The problem with organ transplants is organs must be acquired live from recently
dead bodies. Organs are needed but there is a low supply due to narrow dead
Organs are now harvesting using the whole brain dead definition where all
The video highlights the polarization between the opposing views.
Our culture is currently the autonomous or me age in the history of ideas.
Autonomy and dignity are held at the highest values.
Pro assisted suicide believe autonomy is the highe
Old age is the start of dependence and autonomy decreases.
Within the last 100 years, people have become uncomfortable with death and no one
wants to die because there is a fear of the unknown.
Death is similar to ghe beginning of life and we d
Bioethics In-Cass Notes
Chapter 1 Notes
There are three types of Relativism:
a) Subjective Relativism Right actions that considered from a person, but what is right for
you is not right for others. Ex. Vegetarians find it wrong to eat or use animals but i
September 12, 2017
Moral Reasoning in Bioethics by Lewis Vaughn
The author discusses the idea that morality is based on our moral judgments, principles,
rules, standards and theories which are used to establish a conduct
September 15, 2017
Bioethics and Moral Theories
Moral theory explains why an action is right or wrong and why a person or character is
good or bad. Theories are used in bioethics to challenge, accept or reject moral state
September 8, 2017
Moral Reasoning in Bioethics by Lewis Vaughn
In this chapter, the author explains that bioethics is the applied ethics that focuses on
health care, medical science and technology. The principles of bioet
PHI 2396 B BioEthics
4:00PM 5:30 PM
2:30PM 4:00 PM
September 6 December 6
Professor: Iain McKenna
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Office hours: TBD
In this course we will exam morali