PHIL 345. Values at the End of Life

Aug 15, 2013, 10:56 AM
Prerequisite:
Semester:
On Occasion
Number of Credits:
3
This course deals with the fundamental value issues faced by dying people and those who care for them. After a brief overview of physical and medical aspects of dying, the focus of the course is on the psychosocial and philosophical factors that can contribute to dying well. Those factors include autonomy, relatedness and paternalism, communication and connection, and meaning and transcendence. 
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