DOMUNI UNIVERSITAS

Introduction to Moral theories in Bioethics II

Introduction to Moral theories in Bioethics II

This course is the second part to Introduction to Moral theories in Bioethics I.

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

ECTS Credits: 3
Professor: Cornelius Ewuoso, OP

This course will introduce the students to the historical beginning of bioethics, as well as some of the moral theories employed in bioethics discourse. This is the secong part of the course, for first part see Intro to moral theories in Bioethics I. Specifically, 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.
 

Course content:

Part I: "Principilism" and Frameworks

Part II: The Precautionary principle

Part III: The Bible's role in Christian Ethics

Part V: Feminist ethic approach

Part VI: Virtues Ethics approach

Part VII: Deontologism

Part VIII: Utilitarianism

 

Professor: Fr. Olukunle Cornelius Ewuoso