Readings

Required Texts

Amazon logo Camus, Albert. The Plague. Translated by Robin Buss. London, UK: Allen Lane, 2001. ISBN: 9780713995978.

Amazon logo Kleinman, Arthur. Illness Narratives. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1988. ISBN: 9780465032020.

Amazon logo Hippocrates. Hippocratic Writings. Edited by G. E. R. Lloyd. Harmondsworth, NY: Penguin, 1978. ISBN: 9780140400311.

Amazon logo Pence, Gregory. Classic Cases in Medical Ethics. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill, 2003. ISBN: 9780072829358.

Amazon logo Solomon, Andrew. The Noonday Demon. New York, NY: Scribner, 2001. ISBN: 9780684854663.

Readings by Class Session

SES # TOPICS READINGS
1 Discussion of Hippocratic Writings Hippocratic Writings.
2 Discussion of Hippocratic Writings (cont.) Hippocratic Writings.
3 Peer Review
4 Discussion of Hippocratic Writings (cont.) Hippocratic Writings.
5 Discussion of Medical Ethics Medical Ethics. pp. 1-28.
6 Library Visit
7 Discussion of Medical Ethics: Comas "Comas." In Medical Ethics.
8 Discussion of Medical Ethics: Requests to Die "Requests to Die." In Medical Ethics.
9 Discussion of Medical Ethics: Human Subjects "Human Subjects." In Medical Ethics.
10 Peer Review
11 No Class (Go! To! The! Library!)
12 Discussion of Illness Narratives Illness Narratives. pp. 1-99.
13 Discussion of Illness Narratives (cont.) Illness Narratives. pp. 100-193.
14 Discussion of Noonday Demon Noonday Demon. pp. 11-172.
15 Discussion of Noonday Demon (cont.) Noonday Demon. pp. 285-444.
16 Illness Narrative and Noonday Demon discussed together
17 Research Clinic - Bring in your Problems

Oral Presentation Techniques Discussed
18 Peer review
19 Prof. Ann Jurecic Visits
20 Discussion of The Plague The Plague.
21 Discussion of The Plague (cont.) The Plague.
22-24 Presentations