- the student should be familiar with different approaches in bioethical theory (deontology, utilitarism, theory of justice)
- the student should be able to apply these ethical theories to relevant cases in modern life sciences
- the student should be able to take an argued position in ethical debates about these issues
- the student should be able to use a method for ethical deliberation to make an ethical analysis of a concrete case history.
This course offers an introduction to the field of bioethics for biosciences students. Students are introduced into the nature of bioethics and ethical theory. Next, we will discuss a broad range of bioethical issues relating to people, animals, plants, environment, and the practice of bioscience research. The focus is on developing the students' power of reasoning and judgment in ethical debates and discussion.
This course will be taught in English.
For this course, is a maximum number of participants of 28 students.