A philosophical study of moral problems in modern medicine, this course explores such issues as the allocation of scarce medical resources, patients' rights, research on human subjects, abortion, the care of seriously impaired newborns, and socialized medicine and the right to health care.

Prerequisites: None

Frequency: Philosophy 213 is usually offered either in the Fall or in the Spring Semester, and is often offered during the summer Pre-session.

Comprehensive Education Program: Philosophy 213 meets the Humanities ES requirement, and is also an IS course.