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300420 VO Ethical aspects of nature- and species protection (2021W)


2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Mo 04.10. 12:15-14:00 Digital


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 11.10. 12:15 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 18.10. 12:15 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 25.10. 12:15 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 08.11. 12:15 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 15.11. 12:15 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 22.11. 12:15 - 14:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Biologists are, in their day-to-day work, regularly confronted with subjects potentially ambigous from the ethical point of view. The lecture takes up fields of conflicting views and intends to provide a knowledge basis for personal or institutional decisions in such situations.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examples of biological subjects and themes with potential of ethical conflicts
Creation of awareness for the necessity of the inclusion of ethical aspects into planning and decision making in the framework of scientific projects
Provision of a knowledge basis for ethical decisions

Examination topics

Powerpoint, literature, discussion

Reading list

Homepage der Convention on Biological Diversity, besonders zum Thema Nagoya-Protokoll: www.cbd.int/abs;
Deutschsprachige Fassung des Nagoya-Protokolls: https://www.bfn.de/fileadmin/ABS/documents/Deutschsprachige%20Fassung%20Nagoya-Protokoll.pdf

Association in the course directory

BIO 5, UF BU 10

Last modified: Mo 27.09.2021 17:29