RU 299: Doctors and Medicine in Literature

In this course we will use literary and film depictions of doctors and medical research as a focus for an in-depth discussion of the relationship between moral imagination, moral reasoning, and moral judgment and the role they can and should play in our lives as professionals, citizens, and people.

 

As we explore the treatments of doctors, medicine, and medical research in Russian and other literature, we will seek answers to the following questions: