Past Courses Approved for Philosophy & Bioethics Minor

Courses in the Philosophy Department

  • *PHIL 2000-01: Bioethics (Bishop)
  • PHIL 2002-01: Bioethics and Disability (Kukla)
  • PHIL 2004-01: Public Health Ethics (Spike)
  • PHIL 2006-01: Research Ethics (Earl)
  • PHIL 2007-01: Philosophy of Medicine (Reverman)
  • PHIL 2203-01: Just Wars (Pratt)
  • PHIL 2214-01: Ethics and the Environment (TBD)
  • PHIL 3202-01: Ethical Theory (Kao)
  • PHIL 3302-01: Ethics & Intellectual Disability (Sullivan)
  • PHIL 4303-01: Bioethics and Mental Illness (Ver Eecke)

Courses outside the Philosophy Department

  • BIOL 3940-01: Genomics, Disability, & Health (Peshkin)
  • *HEST 2254-01: Intro to Healthcare Ethics (Vittone)
  • HESY 1000-01: Health Care in America (Suh)
  • HESY 3001-01: Healthcare Managerial Ethics (Vittone)
  • MHUM 1111-01: Public Health Ethics (Spike)
  • *Students may take either PHIL 2002-01 (previously PHIL 105) or HEST 2254 (previously HEST 254) toward the minor, but not both courses; these courses are mutually exclusive toward the
  • minor.

Courses in the Philosophy Department

  • *PHIL 105-01: Bioethics – Jacob Earl (TR 6:30-7:45 pm)
  • *PHIL 105-02: Bioethics – Laura Bishop (TR 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • *PHIL 105-04: Bioethics – Joel de Lara (TR 11:00 am – 12:15 pm)
  • PHIL 116-01 Applied Ethics – Dominick Cooper (TR 5:00-6:15 pm)
  • PHIL 232-01: Ethical Theory – Karen Stohr (MW 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • PHIL 432-01: Topics in Moral Psychology – Alisa Carse (TR 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • PHIL 435-01: Global Justice/Environment – Olufemi Taiwo (TR 9:30-10:45 am) (some seats are reserved)

Courses outside the Philosophy Department

  • GOVTHCSI 419-01: Environmental Justice – Rosemary Sokas (T 9:30 am – 12 noon)
  • HESY 010-01: Health Care in America – Ryung Suh (T 5:00-7:30 pm)
  • HESY 011-01: Health Care in America II – Bette Jacobs (TR 2-3:15 pm)
  • HESY 355-01: Health in a Free Society – John D. Kraemer (TR 11:00 am- 12:15 pm)
  • MHUM 130-01: End of Life Ethics – Michael Pottash (T 6:30-9:00 pm) (1 credit hour; runs
  • 3/3/23 to 5/2/23)
  • MHUM 220-01: Pediatric Ethics – Jeffrey Spike (T 5:00-7:30 pm)
  • SOCI 3709-01: Sociology of Health/Illness – Alyssa Newman (MW 11:00 am-12:15 pm)
  • #THEO 074-01: Disability, Ethics, EcoJustice – Julia Watts Belser (TR 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • #THEO 074-20: Disability, Ethics, EcoJustice – Julia Watts Belser (TR 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • +UNXD 245-01: The Ethics of Climate Change – TBD (TR 2:00-3:30) (taught in the 2 nd half of the semester)

*Students may take either PHIL 105 (Bioethics) or HEST 254 (Introduction to Healthcare Ethics (not offered this semester) toward the minor, but not both; these courses are mutually exclusive

#THEO 074 (Disability, Ethics Ecojustice) is part of the Core Pathways set of courses. In order to fulfill requirements for one theology course toward the bioethics minor, you must have taken another 1.5 credit theology course previously or must take one in a future year.

+UNXD 245-01 (The Ethics of Climate Change) is part of the Core Pathways set of courses. In order to fulfill requirements for one philosophy course toward the bioethics minor, you must have taken another 1.5 credit philosophy course previously.

Courses in the Department of Philosophy

  • PHIL 101-01: Public Health Ethics – Thomas Foreman (M 3:30-6:00 pm)
  • PHIL 102-01: Clinical Ethics – Jeffrey Spike (W 3:30-6:00 pm)
  • PHIL 103-01: Research Ethics  – Jacob Earl (TTh 6:30-7:45 pm)
  • *PHIL 105-01: Bioethics – Laura Bishop (TTh 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • *PHIL 105-02: Bioethics – Sean Aas (MW 12:30-1:45 pm)
  • PHIl 106-01: Bioethics and Disability –  Joel Reynolds (TTh 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • PHIL 113-01: Just Wars –  David Pratt (MW 5:00-6:15 pm)
  • PHIL 124-70: Ethics and the Environment – James Cleon Olsen (MW 8:30-9:45) (Qatar Campus)
  • PHIL 232-01: Ethical Theory – Sherry Kao (TTh 5:00-6:15 pm)
  • PHIL 233-01: Moral Psychology – Alisa Carse (MW 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • PHIL 440: Bioethics and Mental Illness – Wilfriend Ver Eecke (TTh 12:30-1:45 pm)

Courses outside the Department of Philosophy

  • BIOL 394-01: Genomics, Disability & Health – Beth N. Peshkin (Th 6:00-8:30 pm )
  • *HEST 254-01: Intro to Healthcare Ethics – Sarah Vittone (M 2:00-4:30 pm)
  • HESY 010-01: Health Care in America – Ryung Suh (Th 9:30 am-12:00 pm)
  • HESY 191-01: Healthcare Managerial Ethics – Sarah Vitton (M 11:00 am-1:30 pm)
  • MHUM 111-01: Public Health Ethics – Thomas Foreman (M 3:30-6:00 pm)
  • MHUM 11201: Clinical Ethics – Jeffrey Spike (W 3:30-6:00 pm)
  • THEO 247-01: Animal Ethics – Christopher W. Steck (MW 12:30-1:45 pm)

*Students may take either PHIL 105 or HEST 254 toward the minor but not both; these courses are mutually exclusive.

Courses in the Department of Philosophy

  • PHIL 160-130: Bioethics & Disability – Joel Reynolds

Courses in the Philosophy Department

  • PHIL 103-01: Research Ethics – Elisa Charlene Reverman (TR 8:00-9:15 am)
  • PHIL 104-01: Bioethics: Law & End of Life – John Keown (TR 9:30-10:45 am)
  • PHIL 105-01: Bioethics – Jacob C. Earl (TR 6:30-7:45 pm)
  • PHIL 105-01: Bioethics – Christopher J. Kochevar (MW 9:30-10:45am)
  • PHIL 105-03: Bioethics – Sean D. Aas (MW 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • PHIL 120-01: Moral Agency – David Pratt (MW 5:00-6:15 pm)
  • PHIL 123-70: Ethics of Climate Change – James Cleon Olsen (TU 8:30-9:45 am) (Qatar
    Campus)
  • +PHIL 127-10: Climate Change & Global Justice – Laura Jane Bishop (TR 2:00-3:15
    pm)
  • +PHIL 127-20: Climate Change & Global Justice – Laura Jane Bishop ( TR 2:00-3:15
    pm)
  • PHIL 134-01: Role Morality – Henry S. Richardson (TR 11:00 am-12:15 pm)
  • PHIL 265-01: Buddhism and Cognitive Science – Larry Bryce Huebner (MW 11:00-12:15
    pm)
  • PHIL 440-01: Bioethics and Mental Illness – Wilfried Ver Eecke (TR 2:00-3:15 pm)

Courses outside the Department of Philosophy

  • HESY 355-01: Health in a Free Society – John D. Kraemer (TR 11:00 am- 12:15 pm)
  • HESY 010-01: Health Care in America – R. Goldenberg (F 2:00-4:30 pm)
  • HESY 011-01: Health Care in America II – Vanessa Hurley (TR 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • MHUM-008-01: Ethics: Research w Human Subj – Michael Pottash (M 6:00-8:00 pm)
  • #THEO 074-01: Disability, Ethics, EcoJustice – Julia Watts Belser (TR 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • #THEO 074-20: Disablity, Ethics, EcoJustice – Julia Watts Belser (TR 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • THEO 215-70: Plagues & Pandemics in Islam – Ayman Shabana (TU 11:30 am-12:45 pm) (Qatar Campus)

*Students may take either PHIL 105 (Bioethics) or HEST 254 (Introduction to Healthcare Ethics (not offered this semester)) toward the minor, but not both; these courses are mutually exclusive.

+PHIL 127 (Climate Change & Global Justice) is part of the Core Pathways set of courses. In order to fulfill requirements for one philosophy course toward the bioethics minor, you must have taken another 1.5 credit philosophy course previously or must take one in a future year.

#THEO 074 (Disability, Ethics Ecojustice) is part of the Core Pathways set of courses. In order to fulfill requirements for one theology course toward the bioethics minor, you must have taken another 1.5 credit theology course previously or must take one in a future year.

Courses in the Department of Philosophy

  • PHIL 103-01: Research Ethics – Jacob Earl (TTh 6:30-7:45 pm)
  • *PHIL 105-01: Bioethics – Laura Bishop (TTh 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • *PHIL 105-02: Bioethics – Elisa Reverman (TTh 8:00-9:15 am)
  • PHIL 106-01: Bioethics and Disability – Joel Reynolds (TTh 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • PHIL 113-01: Just Wars – David Pratt (MW 5:00-6:15 pm)
  • PHIL 232-01: Ethical Theory – Karen Stohr (MW 11:00 am – 12:15 pm)
  • PHIL 233-01: Moral Psychology – Alisa Carse (MW 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • PHIL 427-01: Topics in Moral Philosophy – Sherry Kao (MW 5:00-6:15 pm)
  • PHIL 446-01: Ethics of Embodiment – Sean Aas (TTh 12:30-1:45 pm)

Courses outside the Department of Philosophy

  • BIOL 394-01: Genomics, Disability & Health – Beth N. Peshkin (Th 5:30-8:00 pm )
  • *HEST 254-01: Intro to Healthcare Ethics – Sarah Vittone (M 2:00-4:30 pm)
  • HESY 010-01: Health Care in America – R. Goldenberg (F 2:00-4:30 pm)
  • HESY 191-01: Healthcare Managerial Ethics – Sarah Vittone ( M 11:00 am-1:30 pm)
  • +THEO 030-01: Animals & the Environment – Christopher W. Steck (TTh 2:00-3:15
  • pm)
  • +THEO 030-02: Animals & the Environment – Christopher W. Steck (TTh 2:00-3:15
  • pm)
  • WGST 233-01: Culture, Politics HIV – April Sizemore-Barber (T 2:00-4:30 pm)


*Students may take either PHIL 105 or HEST 254 toward the minor but not both; these courses
are mutually exclusive.
+THEO 030 is part of the Core Pathway on Climate Change – a yearlong set of courses. In order to fulfill requirements for one theology course elective toward the bioethics minor you must take another 1.5 credit course theology course in the spring semester of 2022. Each year in the pathway students MUST pair together two 1.5 credit 7-week theology or philosophy courses over the two semesters to fulfill a single 3 credit course approved toward the minor. To learn more about the courses and Core Pathway on Climate Change, visit www.corepathways.georgetown.edu.

Courses in the Department of Philosophy

  • PHIL 104-01: Bioethics: Law & End of Life – John Keown (TR 9:30-10:45 am)
  • *PHIL 105-01: Bioethics – Sherry Kao (MW 5:00-6:15 pm)
  • *PHIL 105-02: Bioethics – MaryKatherine Gaurke (TR 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • *PHIL 105-03: Bioethics – Marcello Antosh (11:00 am-12:15 pm)
  • PHIL 106-01: Bioethics and Disability – Quill Rebecca Kukla (MW 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • PHIL 109-01: Ethical Challenges of AI – Jason Farr (TR 9:30-10:45 am)
  • PHIL 113-01: Just Wars – David Pratt (MW 5:00-6:15 pm)
  • +PHIL 127-10: Climate Change & Global Justice – Laura Bishop (TR 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • +PHIL 127-20: Climate Change & Global Justice – Laura Bishop (TR 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • PHIL 134-01: Role Morality – Henry Richardson (TTh 11:00 am-12:15 pm)
  • PHIL 143-01: Morality and Psychology – Joshua Miller (TTh 12:30 -1:45 pm)
  • PHIL 144-01: Human Rights, Global Justice – Keyvan Shafiei (MW 5 pm-6:15pm)
  • PHIL 233-01: Moral Psychology – Alisa Carse (TTh 3:30 pm-4:45 pm)
  • PHIL 388-70: Just War Theory – Jeremy Koons (TSu 11:30 am-12:45 pm) (GU Qatar
    Campus)
  • **PHIL 430-01: Moral Agency & Responsibility – Karen Stohr (TTh 2:00-3:15pm)
  • PHIL 435-01: Global Justice/The Environment – Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò (MW 12:30-1:45 pm)
  • PHIL 439-01: Topics in Phil of Disability – Joel Reynolds (MW 3:30-4:45pm)

Courses outside the Department of Philosophy

  • HEST 355-01: Health Equity Think Tank – Christopher J. King and Edilma Yearwood (R 3:30-6:00 pm)
  • HESY 010-01: Health in America – R. Goldenberg (F 2:00-4:30 pm)
  • HESY 011-01: Health Care in America II – Vanessa Hurley (MW 3:30-4:45 pm)
  • HESY 355-01: Health in a Free Society – John D. Kraemer (TR 11:00 am – 12:15 pm)
  • IDST 136-01: Med, law, Ethics, End of Life – Michael Pottash (T 6:00-8:30 pm)
  • #THEO 074-10: Disability, Ethics Ecojustice – Julia Watts Belser (TR 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • #THEO 074-20: Disability, Ethics Ecojustice – Julia Watts Belser (TR 2:00-3:15 pm)
  • THEO 185-01: Relig, Ethics, Int Affairs – Shaun Casey (TR 12:30-1:45 pm)
  • ++THEO 202-70: Islam, Culture & Bioethics – Ayman Shabana (TSu 9:45-11:00 am) (GU Qatar Campus)
  • WRIT 015-03: Writing and Culture – Theodora Danylevich (TR 5:00-6:15 pm)
  • WGST 239-02: Medicine, Race & Culture – Theodora Danylevich (MW 5:00-6:15 pm)

Courses in the Department of Philosophy

  • PHIL 105-01: Bioethics – Sean Aas
  • PHIL 105-02: Bioethics – Madeline Marie Eller
  • PHIL 105-03: Bioethics – Laura Jane Bishop
  • PHIL 105-04: Bioethics – Jason Farr
  • PHIL 106-01: Bioethics and Disability – Joel Michael Reynolds
  • PHIL 120-02: Moral Agency – David Pratt
  • PHIL 123-10: Ethics of Climate Change – James Cleon Olsen
  • PHIL 123-20: Ethics of Climate Change – James Cleon Olsen
  • PHIL 232-01: Ethical Theory – Sherry Kao
  • PHIL 448: Philosophy of Medicine – Daniel Sulmasy & Sean Aas

Courses outside the Department of Philosophy

  • BIOL 394-01: Genomics, Disability and Health – Beth N. Peshkin
  • HEST 254-01: Intro to Healthcare Ethics – Sarah Vittone
  • HESY 010-01: Health Care in America – R. Goldenberg
  • HESY 011-01: Health Care in America II – Vanessa Hurley
  • HESY 191-01: Healthcare Managerial Ethics – Sarah Vittone
  • THEO 030-01: Animals & the Environment – Christopher W. Steck
  • THEO 030-02: Animals & the Environment – Christopher W. Steck
  • WGST 233-01: Culture, Politics HIV – April Sizemore-Barber

Courses in the Department of Philosophy

  • PHIL 104-01: Bioethics: Law & End of Life – John Keown
  • *PHIL 105-01: Bioethics – Sherry Kao
  • *PHIL 105-02: Bioethics – Sherry Kao
  • *PHIL 105-03: Bioethics – Molly Wilder
  • PHIL 106-01: Bioethics and Disability – Madeline Marie Eller
  • PHIL 109-01: Ethical Challenges of AI – Mark M Mac Carthy
  • PHIL 120-01: Moral Agency – David Pratt
  • PHIL 124-01: Ethics and the Environment – Marcello Antosh
  • +PHIL 127-10: Climate Change & Global Justice – Laura Jane Bishop
  • +PHIL 127-20: Climate Change & Global Justice – Laura Jane Bishop
  • PHIL 140-01: Crime and Punishment – Judith Lichtenberg
  • PHIL 143-01: Morality and Psychology – Joshua A Miller
  • PHIL 144-01: Human Rights, Global Justice – G Madison Powers
  • PHIL 233-01: Moral Psychology – Alisa L Carse
  • PHIL 435-01: Global Justice/The Environment – Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò
  • PHIL 443-01: Current Topics in Bioethics – Margaret O Little

Courses outside the Department of Philosophy

  • BIO 262-01: Shaping National Science Policy – David Goldston
  • PHYS 202-01: Shaping National Science Policy – David Goldston
  • THEO 074-01: Disability, Ethics, EcoJustice – Julia Watts Belser
  • THEO 074-01: Disability, Ethics, EcoJustice – Julia Watts Belser
  • THEO 202-70: Islam, Culture & Bioethics – Ayman Shabana
  • WGST239-02: Culture, Medicine, and Gender – Theodora Danylevich


*Students may take either PHIL 105 (Bioethics) or HEST 254 (Introduction to Healthcare Ethics
(not offered this semester)) toward the minor, but not both; these courses are mutually exclusive.
+PHIL 127 (Climate Change & Global Justice) is part of the Core Pathways set of courses. In
order to fulfill requirements for one philosophy course toward the bioethics minor, you must have taken another 1.5 credit philosophy course previously or must take one in a future year.