306.861.01 GRADUATE DOCTORAL SEMINAR IN BIOETHICS
Familiarizes students with contemporary and classic literature in bioethics and demonstrates how to rigorously critique empirical and normative writings in the field of bioethics. Readings for the seminar include recent publications in bioethics and some classic pieces in the field. Students are primarily responsible for selection of articles and for presentation of articles for discussion.
1. Upon completion of this seminar, students will have a deeper awareness of and understanding of the literature in bioethics and public health; 2. This course should make it possible for graduate students to analyze arguments in existing bioethics literature and respond to them independently; 3. This course should allow students to synthesize literature across different content areas of bioethics in order to provide linkages in the field; 4. This course provides an opportunity to students to critique one another's work and scholarly arguments.