202738 VO Bioethics

winter semester 2017/2018 | Last update: 09.01.2018 Place course on memo list
VO Bioethics
VO 1
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The aim of this lecture is to enable to understand, analyze, and critically assess bioethical arguments.

First we analyze concepts that play crucial roles in bioethical arguments, concepts like: human life, human being, person, dignity etc. Further there will be presented and analyzed critically some views and figures of argumentation as to the moral value of actions at the beginning and the end of a human life.

Lecture inputs and discussion.

Oral or written exam.

Will be announced in the lecture.

For Bachelor's Programme in Philosophy at the Faculty of Catholic Theology (C 033 194): positive completion of compulsory modules 2 and 3.

This course is organized in cooperation with the Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Brixen. Please note that for admission you have to be a registered student of the Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Brixen (incl. tuition fee), additionally to the admission requirements of the University of Innsbruck. More information on the admission in Brixen: http://www.hs-itb.it/de/hochschulstudium/philosophie-studieren-in-brixen.html

see dates
5.10., 26.10., 7.12., 14.12., 21.12., 11.1. und (gemeinsam mit Löffler) 25.1., Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Brixen