PhilosophyPHIL 145 Brave New World: Ethical Issues in Genetics

Study of ethical issues involved in recent and upcoming advances in genetic research and technology such as genetic engineering, cloning, human embryo research, genetic experimentation, use of an individual's genetic information, and the manipulation of human evolution. Also discusses fundamental issues such as the moral responsibility of scientists, our obligations to future generations, and the notion of human perfectability.


Prerequisite(s): PHIL 100A or PHIL 100B or PHIL 100C.