module A: The course presents a general theory of ethics and bioethics and analyzes some of their most important topics. module B: The course analyzes the most relevant aspects of the one’s own mind.
module A: Ethics and bioethics. Origin and nature of ethics. Natural and artificial aspects of life. Generation of life. Transformation of life and eugenics. The end of life: euthanasia and assisted suicide. module B: The one’s own mind. Selfbelonginess. The notion of Self and the self concept. Different ways to enter in the mind: introspection, hypnosis, meditation. Descriptions and explanations of mental contents
module A: M.Bianca, Etica, eugenica e futuro della specie umana, Franco Angeli, 2011, pp.282. module B: M.Bianca, La propria mente, dispensa, pp. 420
Lectures and seminars
Timetable: Mon., Tue. and Wed. 14-16 starting from 1st October 2014.