EE Reflection 1

Initially, I was certain that I wanted to research bioethical issues in greater depth. I then realised that the field of bioethics is very broad and I struggled to narrow down my topic. Following this, a discussion in my biology class on gene editing sparked my curiosity and I wanted to explore the ethical dilemmas surrounding this topic further. Whilst researching, it dawned on me that biology and ethics had very different approaches within each of their fields. I became uncertain as to how I could take an interdisciplinary approach in my essay as it was not clear which subject ethics falls under. After consulting with my supervisor, he advised me to consider addressing the ethical aspects of the topic within the subject of Philosophy. Through further research, I solidified my approach to addressing my topic from a biology and philosophy standpoint.

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