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BITC201 Bioethics and the Life Sciences 18 points 1st semester Prerequisites: 126 points at 100-level

• What do life scientists owe society? • If humans can improve their bodies using technology, why shouldn’t they? • Should we selectively implant only the best embryos? • Is support for animal rights antiscience? • Does changing your brain change who you are? • Should we genetically alter animals if it might increase their intelligence? CONTACT

0800 80 80 98 or text 866 bioethics@otago.ac.nz www.bioethics.otago.ac.nz TheBioethicsCentre @bioethicscentre

“ science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be” Albert Einstein

Bioethics and the Life Sciences  

Explores ethical issues within, and arising from, science and technology. Covers basic ethics in science, and the moral and social implicati...

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