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Epistemology. History and Ethics of Medicine (3 ECTS)

History, philosophy, sociology, and ethics are all incorporated into the teaching of medicine in the course Epistemology, History, and Ethics of Medicine. The overarching aim of the course is to familiarize students with the evolution and development of medical knowledge and science, while highlighting the ways in which scientific advancements have impacted not just medicine but also culture and social ethics over time.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students will have gained significant understanding of the epistemological concepts and will be able to relate philosophy to medicine, deal responsibly with ethical dilemmas and common medical misconceptions, and practice medicine in accordance with moral and ethical standards.


Head Professor: Marianna Karamanou