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PHIL 235 - Biomedical Ethics

This course is primarily concerned with contemporary biomedical debates, many of which are of current social and political significance: euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, patients' rights, animal experimentation, organ donation and transplantation, palliative care, abortion, genetic engineering, and new reproductive technologies.


  • Fall (September 3 - December 2, 2024)
  • Winter (January 13 - April 12, 2025)


Please refer to the Course Outline below.


Undergraduate, 3 credits

$57.74 CAD + applicable taxes.


NOTE: Students who have received credit for PHIZ 235 may not take this course for credit. Students must not have taken the following course: PHIL330


Fisher, Johnna, 3rd ed. Biomedical Ethics: a Canadian Focus. Oxford University Press: Canada, 2018

Registration Information:

Concordia students must register for this course in their Student Hub. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material. » Visit the registration section for details.


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