Academic Calendar - 2020 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020ARCHIVE
Western Main Campus

Health Sciences 2610F/G


An introduction to basic moral theory and development of an understanding of moral reasoning. The course will also teach students to apply basic principles of sound moral decision-making to important ethical issues in health including: concepts of health, wellness, and illness, allocation of scarce resources, the notion of "consent". The methods of explaining/justifying moral decisions in health will be explored by surveying major philosophical approaches to ethics.

Antirequisite(s): Philosophy 2715F/G, the former Kinesiology 2293F/G, the former Philosophy 2071E.

Prerequisite(s): Minimum of 60% [mandatory] in each of Health Sciences 1001A/B and Health Sciences 1002A/B.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: HEALTSCI

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