PHILOSOPHY 3345 Bioethics
OFFICE HOURS: TTh 11-1 & by appointment, James Union Building 300 (but check the message board on my door on "nice" days). I answer emails mostly during office hours, never on weekends. Best way to secure a quick response: call or come in during office hours.
TEXTS: Campbell, Bioethics: The Basics (BB); Biss, On Immunity (OI); Sacks, Gratitude; & tba
Spring Semester 2017
- Jan 17 - Classes Begin
- Jan 31 - identify midterm report groups & topics
- Feb 9 - Midterm group report presentations begin
- Feb 28 - Exam 1
- March 6-11 - Spring Break
Mar 30 - Exam 2
- Apr 4 - Final solo report presentations begin
- Apr 25 - Last class, Exam 3, Final solo report post installment 1 due
- May 2 - Final solo report post installment 2 due
- May 6 - Commencement - Undergraduate
- May 8 - Deadline for Final Grades
T 21 - Group 4
T 28 - Group 6; Exam #1
Th 16 - OI 40-76
T 21 - OI 77-109
T 28 - OI 110-163
The exam originally scheduled for March 30 is cancelled. That material will be covered on the exam scheduled for our last regular class date.
T April 4 - Oliver Sacks, Gratitude
May 2 - 2d final solo report blog post due from all but three top run-scorers
May 8 - Deadline for Final Grades; grade queries welcome
Don't forget to take the quiz before each class (and add your own questions, for the quiz and for discussion, in the comments section). If you come to class and ace the quiz (with six correct & non-redundant answers) you score a run.
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