RELG 571 Ethics, Medicine and Religion (3 credits)

Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Religious Studies : The seminar will discuss a variety of topics related to medicine and religion from the point of view of ethics, such as the pact of care between a patient and a physician, the Hippocratic oath, the notions of autonomy and vulnerability, the definitions of personhood and human dignity, the question of rights for people with cognitive disabilities, the debate about the role of religion in bioethics.

Terms: Winter 2018

Instructors: Gaelle Fiasse (Winter)