Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Philosophy 4320F/G


Introduction to synthetic biology and to philosophical questions relating to it. These include: is synthetic biology revolutionary? Can it help us gain a better understanding of life? What are the ethical dimensions of creating genetic novelty in various contexts? Some background in bioethics and/or philosophy of science is recommended.

Antirequisite(s): Biochemistry 4320F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 Philosophy course at the 2000-2999 level, or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours/week.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: PHILOSOP

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