Compare the social and medical models of disability. Explain each clearly and assess their strengths and weaknesses.
What limits, if any, should be imposed on parents who want to choose the characteristics of their children through genetic manipulation?
“If you can do it, then you can do it for money”. Discuss with reference to at least one of the markets we discussed in class. You may discuss other markets as well if you wish
Is there an important moral difference between therapeutic and reproductive cloning?
“We make animals suffer, but their suffering does not give them any moral claims on us, because they do not have rights". Discuss
What are stem cells, why are they important, and what ethical standards should govern their scientific use?
Is there any reason to permit abortion but not permit infanticide?
In a diverse society, is there any hope of reaching a shared moral foundation for bioethics?
Are there any circumstances in which people should be made to undergo medical procedures without their explicit consent?
'A right to choose a good death is important, so euthanasia should be legal.' Discuss
How should public health balance the rights of the individual against the interests of society as a whole?