Five College Consortium

The Ethics of Having Children

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Philosophy
Course Number: 
334HC
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Few choices have as much of an impact on ourselves and others as those we make about having children. In this course, we will discuss the ethics of issues such as procreation, pregnancy, surrogacy, adoption, genetic modification, and our obligations to future generations. In the process, we will explore deep and challenging issues such as the nature of harm, value, and personal identity. The course format will consist in discussions of contemporary books and articles.
Comments: 
Prereq: 8 credits from the Philosophy department.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
https://wadv1.mtholyoke.edu/wadvg/mhc?TYPE=P&PID=ST-XWSTS12A
Schedule #: 
102618

Course Sections

The Ethics of Having Children
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Mark Wells mwells@mtholyoke.edu M 01:15PM-04:05PM Art 219