The introductory session of the ethics lecture will provide an overview of veterinarians’ professional responsibility against the backdrop of the changing human-relations. First of all, students will learn how to differentiate between the disciplines animal welfare, ethics and law, and how veterinary ethics can contribute to an understanding of morally challenging situations as well as dealing with uncertainties arising in veterinary practice. Secondly, students will be introduced three different approaches to systematic deal with moral resources and sources to answer the core question of ethics “What should I (as a vet) do?”

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July 15

Introduction / Background

Herwig Grimm Herwig Grimm