Are We Playing God? – John Scally SS2409


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Tutor: John Scally

Wednesdays: 10.30-12.00 noon

Dates: 24th January – 6th March 2024

Cost: €70 (6 weeks)

Module Ref: SS2409

The Centre will be closed for mid-term break

12-16 February 2024 and for an Easter break 25 March to 5 April.

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Module Description

On virtually a daily basis there is a report of a new case which stretches the boundaries of medicine and raises yet another new moral dilemma. Such cases generate a lot of public anxiety that medical science has gone too far. This course considers such questions as: How are we to shield ourselves from the excesses of technical advances in medicine while preserving the benefits of modern health care? It also looks at such pressing contemporary ethical issues as euthanasia, genetics, abortion etc?

John Scally: PhD, lectures in Theology in TCD and was a secondary school teacher for 20 years. He is the author of over 40 books. His most recent book is ‘Inspiration for all Seasons: Celtic Wisdom for Today’.

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