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Table of Contents - CC: Biological And Ethical Issues In Aging
PHILOS 401PC      CC: Biological And Ethical Issues In Aging
This course is designed to provide both a disciplinary and interdisciplinary study of the biological, philosophical, and ethical foundations and principles underlying the phenomenon of aging on an individual and societal level. Various physiological, neurological, anatomical, and psychological processes and changes characteristic of the development occurring during the aging process will be studied, and discussed. The philosophical and specifically ethical issues associated traditionally with aging will be re-examined and analyzed in terms of scientific, technological, cultural, sociological, economic, and legal changes in knowledge and attitudes. Prerequisites: Biology 102 or equivalent. This course is also cross-listed as NAT-SCI 430PC.
Faculty: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: KA&S - General