45.383 Philosophy of Death and Dying

Philosophy of Death and Dying

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37720
Status Active

This course is a philosophical and interdisciplinary examination of prominent issues concerning the meaning of life and death and the ethical concerns involved with life, death and end of life issues. Topics in the course include: definitions of death, metaphysics and death, cultural meanings of death, the ethics of killing vs. letting die, euthanasia and suicide, and rights of the dying.