Bio-ethics

Course Code :2002FBDBMW
Study domain:Philosophy and Ethics
Academic year:2018-2019
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:20
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Kristien Hens
Patrick Rüdelsheim

3. Course contents *

After an introduction to ethics including methodology of the discipline, the student participates in 5 seminars, each of which is devoted to a specific theme. Topics include: animal rights, ethics of patenting genes, the ethics of epigenetics, biodiversity and agriculture. Each of the seminars is the basis for a dialogue/discussion between experts, students and teachers.