Course Schedule - Spring 17

     

ASIA 338 001 (CRN: 24132)

BIOETHICS & INDIAN TRADITIONS

Long Title: BIOETHICS AND INDIAN TRADITIONS
Department: Asian Studies
Instructor: Donaldson, Brianne G.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR MEL 254 (9-JAN-2017 - 21-APR-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 7
Enrollment data as of: 25-JUN-2017 3:35AM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
27-APR-2017  
9:00AM - 12:00PM R MEL 254
 
Description: We will examine western normative ethical theories alongside key concepts in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism regarding definitions of life, death, consciousness, autonomy, disability, pain/pleasure, and how to make decisions in issues such as animal research, disorders of consciousness, abortion, and assisted suicide, among others.