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ENVIRONMENTAL BIOETHICS

CODE 89834
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 1 cfu during the 2nd year of 9298 TECNICHE DELLA PREVENZIONE NELL'AMBIENTE E NEI LUOGH(L/SNT4) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/02
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The teaching aims to:

    • provide the student with the fundamental notions of general ethical values ​​and principles and their application in the environmental and health fields.

    • develop in students the ability to carry out a specific evaluation on the models to be adopted for sustainable development;

    At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

    • Know the basic principles of bioethics and environmental legislation

    • Recognize the main contents in the reference texts

    • Apply the concepts learned to concrete cases

    TEACHING METHODS

    The module includes oral lecturing, seminar sessions  complemented with small group activities in the classroom.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    - Historical introduction to bioethics: basic concepts and framework of the discipline
    - Fundamental principles of bioethics
    - The  person and the environment
    - Ethics and environmental law
    - One World - One Health: unique health concept

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Readings on environmental bioethics available on the website of the Italian Institute of Bioethics: https://www.istitutobioetica.it/index.php/bioetica-animale

    Comitato Nazionale di Bioetica. Bioetica e Ambiente, 1995, Consultabile in: http://bioetica.governo.it/media/1907/p21_1995_bioetica-e-ambiente_it.p…

    Comitato Nazionale di Bioetica. Principio di precauzione: profili bioetici, filosofici, giuridici, 2004. Consultabile in: http://bioetica.governo.it/it/pareri/pareri-e-risposte/principio-di-pre…

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    PAOLA FRANCESCA RIVARO (President)

    CARLO CANOSSA

    ROSAGEMMA CILIBERTI

    PAOLO POVERO

    SIMONE VALENTE

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam.Ongoing written test and oral exam.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

     The chosen exam method aims to verify the organizational skills of the study, the research methodology, the basic knowledge, the skills and the targeted insights into some issues identified in the environmental context.