Law and bioethics

A.Y. 2018/2019
6
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/20
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to give students a thorough understanding of the Italian legislation on the major bioethical topics and to investigate, also through comparative analysis, legal disputes and ethical dilemmas related to them. The course also aims to develop an autonomous capacity of analysis and criticism of ethically sensitive legal norms. It will cover topics such as medically assisted procreation, genetic engineering, abortion, medical treatments, euthanasia and living wills.
Expected learning outcomes
- Conoscenza approfondita della normativa nazionale ed europea relativa alle principali questioni bioetiche
- Capacità di comprensione e di analisi critica della normativa in tema di bioetica, con particolare riguardo alle decisioni giurisprudenziali italiane ed europee
- Sviluppo di un'autonomia di giudizio critico sulle questioni etiche e giuridiche rilevanti
- Sviluppo di un'abilità comunicativa che consenta di applicare i concetti e le strutture argomentative discussi nel corso a temi nuovi.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
IUS/20 - PHILOSOPHY OF LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
by appointment on the Team platform or other platform to be defined, by sending an e-mail to corrado.delbo@unimi.it
Department of Law Cesare Beccaria, section of Philosophy and Sociology of Law