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PhD Course on "Bioethics"

Crediti
2.0
Anno
2015
Periodo
24 september - 15 October 2015

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Descrizione

 
 
LESSON
 
 
      TOPICS
 
 
HOURS
1 INTRODUCTION
  • The notions of Ethics and Bioethics
  • Brief history of Bioethics
  • General goals of Bioethics
  • Main sub-disciplines of Bioethics: Medical ethics, Animal ethics, Environmental ethics, Experimental research, Bioethics and biolaw, Ethics resources
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2 PHILOSOPHY OF BIOETHICS
  • Theory in Bioethics: Moral absolutism, Ethical relativism
  • Descriptive ethics, Normative ethics
  • Deontological approach, Utilitarianism
  • The Four-principle approach, International Charters of Biomedical ethics and Human rights
  • The Bioethics debate: Sanctity of life, Quality of life
  • Medical paternalism ethics, Informed consent ethics
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3, 4 APPLIED BIOETHICS: OPEN TOPICS
(Eugenics, Clonation, Enhancement, Abortion, Assisted reproductive technology, Conscientious objection, Neonatology, Neuroethics, Futility of care, Palliative care, Euthanasia and Assisted suicide, Advanced directives, Restraint, Transplant, Stem cells, Agri-food and bio-energy production, Humans and animals in the laboratory, Ethics resources, Biolaw, Ethics Committees for good medical practice and for research, Alternative medicine, Pediatric patient, …)
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