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THRN 425 - Medical Ethics


This course endeavors to educate the student in: basic concepts in theology; the Christian Scriptures; and in medical ethics, with a special emphasis on Catholic medical ethics. In order to achieve this goal the first part of the course investigates the foundations of medical ethics. The second part of the course focuses on issues in applied medical ethics. The points of departure for these investigations are Scriptural texts, relevant papal encyclicals, and works in Catholic moral theology, and secular medical ethics.

Three credits.



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