Introduction to Moral theories in Bioethics I

Introduction to Moral theories in Bioethics I

This course will introduce the students to the historical beginning of bioethics, as well as some of the moral theories employed in bioethics discourse.

Course code: THE159

Professor: Cornelius Ewuoso


This course will:

  • Highlight some of the ethical misconducts in modern human history
  • Highlight some basic moral principles of research and clinical encounters with human subjects
  • Provide insights into how these principles are employed in concrete human contexts

Table of content

  1. Individuation Freedom and Social Control
  2. Rights
  3. Sexual equality
  4. Censorship
  5. Sexual Morality
  6. Homosexuality
  7. Abortion