This course requires intellectual interest and discursive and critical ability to analyse new challenges posed by the scientific advances in the fields of life sciences, humans and biomedicine.
The aims of the course are:
- Analysis of the historical and scientific context in which "Bioethics" is born.
- Identification of the new problems and current debates generated by the new advances in the field of life sciences, new technologies and biomedicine.
- Understanding of the plurality of ideas and values around these issues in today's democratic societies.
- Creation of an appropriate debate space to facilitate the adoption of personal positions based on possible consensus, to evaluate the legal regulations, existing social conventions and moral convictions.