Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

SY420
Bodies, Bioethics, and Boundaries
0.5 Credit

An examination of the human genome project, nanotechnologies, cyborg apparatuses, and debates within bioethics. Drawing upon various social theories, this course critically examines the normative assumptions that underscore the bioethical debates that reinforce restrictive notions of humanity, as well as idealized versions of embodiment.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
(SY387 or SY388) or SY389 and one of: SY305, SY339, SY321, SY322, SY323*.
Exclusions
SY452u.
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision March 3, 2011: SY420 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2011.