University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

74-203 Philosophy of Medicine F,W(3-0)

An examination of philosophical and ethical issues that arise in human and veterinary medicine, including such topics as the definitions of disease and health, the status of medicine as a science, the role of values in medical research and medical practice, the doctor-patient relationship, psychiatry and the control of human behaviour, and the ethics of genetic counselling.

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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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