Why does Nagel think death is a bad thing? Do you think Nagel is correct? How can an understanding of death inform our understanding of medicine?
Have at least two themes that you can draw out of the Ivan Illych text that relate to medicine and how we handle death. Be able to elaborate on whether you think Tolstoy’s argument is a good one.
What is L.A. Paul’s argument in the article we read in class? What is Brake’s argument in the article we read in class? How did reading those articles change your view on the decision to have a child