PHIL 259 (2016-2017, Spring) Global Health Ethics

This seminar seeks a culturally respectful ethical framework for developing health policies for the increasingly interdependent world, a world of widening disparities in wealth and health. In relation to issues of health, how might relationships between individuals, institutions ,and nations be structured to reduce injustice and improve prospects for well-being, peace, and security? How might different cultural, political, and industrial conditions around the world affect western conceptions of bioethics? Offered periodically. Counts toward philosophy major. Prerequisite: BTS-T or permission of instructor.

Counts Toward Majors: Philosophy, Social Studies Education

Counts Toward Concentrations: Africa and the Americas, Africa/African Diaspora

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