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PHIL 333 Bio-Medical Ethics

Moral problems arising in the health sciences, especially in medicine but also in biology, psychology, and social work. Topics include abortion, death and euthanasia, genetic engineering, behaviour modification, compulsory treatment, experimentation with human beings and animals, and the relationship between professionals and their patients, subjects or clients. No philosophical background is required. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 333 or PHIL 433.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
PHIL 333 001Web-Oriented Course1 Tue Thu13:0016:00
BlockedPHIL 333 002Web-Oriented Course2 Mon Wed13:0016:00

Please get in touch with the Philosophy Department if you are interested in taking this section: phil.undergrad@ubc.ca.

PHIL 333 98ADistance EducationA

All students will be expected to write the final exam with Proctorio (a remote proctoring service) in their own personal space. You will need a Windows or Mac desktop or laptop computer that has a working microphone and webcam to use Proctorio.