Course Description

Philosophy

PHIL 111 Philosophy of Human Nature (3)

Michael Kelly

mkelly@SanDiego.edu

CRN 8 Limit 32
3-week Pre Session (6/4 – 6/22)
M-F
9 – 11:40 a.m.
KIPJ-217A

This introductory course surveys various approaches to human nature. The course may include such topics as the relation of mind and body, the nature of consciousness, life after death and the existence of the soul, the possibility of artificial intelligence, race and gender issues, the relation between the individual and society, and non-Western views of human nature. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 14.

PHIL 331 Biomedical Ethics

Gary Jones

garyj@SanDiego.edu

CRN 9 Limit 25
3-week Pre Session (6/4 – 6/22)
M-F    
1 - 3:40 p.m.            
KIPJ-219       

A systematic examination of ethical principles as they apply to issues in medicine and scientific research, that is: mercy killing; abortion; experimentation on human subjects; allocation of scarce medical resources; organ transplants; and behavior modification. Moral obligations connected with the roles of nurse, doctor, etc., will receive special attention. Note: course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 14.