PHLC07H3 Death and Dying

An intermediate-level study of the ethical and legal issues raised by death and dying. Topics may vary each year, but could include the definition of death and the legal criteria for determining death, the puzzle of how death can be harmful, the ethics of euthanasia and assisted suicide, the relationship between death and having a meaningful life, and the possibility of surviving death.

Prerequisite: 

Any 4.5 credits and [an additional 1.5 credits in PHL courses, of which 0.5 credit must be from the Value Theory area of focus, see Table 1.0 for reference]

Exclusion: 

PHL382H1

Breadth Requirements: 
History, Philosophy & Cultural Studies