Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020


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PHIL 266 901 (CRN: 15062)


Department: Philosophy
Instructor: Miller, Brian
Meeting: 11:00AM - 11:55AM MWF (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 16
Enrollment data as of: 20-MAY-2024 11:06PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM S
Description: A philosophical examination of some of the fundamental issues in clinical ethics, including informed consent, competency, confidentiality, end of life decision making, the definition of death, allocating scarce medical resources, and the role of economic analysis in clinical decision making. Readings drawn from the clinical and philosophical literature. Effective May 15, 2019, this course does not carry D1 credit. Previously offered as PHIL 336. Mutually exclusive with PHIL 336, credit cannot be earned for both classes. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for PHIL 266 if student has credit for PHIL 336.