202014 VO Bioethics

summer semester 2020 | Last update: 07.07.2020 Place course on memo list
VO Bioethics
VO 1

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, persistence, individual, soul, species, potentiality. Further we analyze some views as to the moral value of actions at the beginning and the end of a human life.

Lecture inputs and discussion.

Oral exam.

Johannes Seidel: Schon Mensch oder noch nicht? Zum ontologischen Status humanbiologischer Keime, Stuttgart 2010.
Tom L. Beauchamp / James F. Childress: Principles of Biomedical Ethics, Oxford 52001.
Bonnie Steinbock (ed.): The Oxford Handbook of Bioethics, Oxford 2007.
Scott F. Gilbert: Developmental Biology, Sinauer Associates Inc 2006.

For Bachelor's Programme in Philosophy at the Faculty of Catholic Theology (C 033 194): positive completion of compulsory modules 2 and 3.
For Diploma Programme in Catholic Theology (C 011): positive completion of compulsory module 1 (first part of studies).

If you want to take this course but cannot come to the Vorbesprechung on March 2, please contact Prof Paganini (claudia.paganini@uibk.ac.at).

Fr. 15. 5., 10:00, Kinderklinik
Fr., 26. 6., 10:00, Kinderklinik
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Date Time Location
Mon 2020-03-02
19.00 - 19.45 SR VII (Theologie) SR VII (Theologie) Barrier-free Vorbesprechung
Fri 2020-05-08
10.00 - 11.45 SR I (Theologie) SR I (Theologie) Barrier-free
Fri 2020-07-03
10.00 - 10.45 MS (Theologie) MS (Theologie) Barrier-free Präsenzprüfung
Tue 2020-09-22
09.00 - 09.45 MS (Theologie) MS (Theologie) Barrier-free schrifltiche Prüfung