Tom Beauchamp




Tom Beauchamp is Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, where his research specialties include ethics of human-subjects research and the place of universal principles and rights in biomedical ethics.

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Introduction to Bioethics explores some of the most difficult - and fascinating - moral challenges we face in health, medicine, and emerging technologies. Should we clone humans? Who owns our DNA? How much control should we have over how and when we die? When does medical treatment turn into medical enhancement — and should we care? Is rationing health care good, bad, necessary — or all of the above? This course will explore fundamental moral issues that arise in medicine, health, and biotechnology.

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