Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2019

     

ASIA 338 001 (CRN: 24132)

BIOETHICS & INDIAN TRADITIONS

Long Title: BIOETHICS AND INDIAN TRADITIONS
Department: Asian Studies
Instructor: Donaldson, Brianne G.
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM MW MEL 251 (7-JAN-2019 - 19-APR-2019) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 11
Enrollment data as of: 15-DEC-2019 2:43PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
27-APR-2019  
7:00PM - 10:00PM S MEL 251
 
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.