OVp011 History of Ethics 2-lecture

Faculty of Education
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Petr Jemelka, Dr. (lecturer)
Mgr. Slavomír Lesňák, PhD. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Slavomír Lesňák, PhD.
Department of Civics - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Supplier department: Department of Civics - Faculty of Education
Timetable
Thu 12:00–12:50 učebna 1
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( OVp012 History of Ethics 2-seminar )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of this course students should be able to: - compare and evaluate individual theories from the history of ethical thinking
- make reasoned decisions about specific moral problems
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course students should be able to: - compare and evaluate individual theories from the history of ethical thinking
- make reasoned decisions about specific moral problems.
Syllabus
  • 1.-2.Philosophy of History and Ethics - Hegel, Marx 3.-4.Voluntaristic ethics - Schopenhauer, Nietzsche 5.-6.Ethics and Human existence - Kiekegaard,existentialism 7.Utilitarism and pragmatism 8.-9.Biological and psychological inspirations - Bergson, Fromm, Lorenz 10.Ethics of Responsibility - Jonas; environmental Ethics 11.Ethics and fairness- Rawls 12.Ethics and postmodernism
Literature
    required literature
  • Dejiny etického myslenia v Európe a USA. Edited by Anna Remišová. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Kalligram, 2008. 894 s. ISBN 9788081011030. info
  • Úvod do etiky. Edited by Arno Anzenbacher, Translated by Karel Šprunk. 1. vyd. Praha: Zvon, 1994. 292 s. ISBN 80-7113-111-3. info
    recommended literature
  • JIRSA, Jakub, Matej CÍBIK, Marcus DÜWELL, Josef FULKA, Tomáš HEJDUK, Tomáš HŘÍBEK, Kamila PACOVSKÁ, Jakub SIROVÁTKA and Karel THEIN. Přístupy k etice III. Vydání první. Praha: Filosofia, 2016. 360 stran. ISBN 9788070074824. info
  • ČAPEK, Jakub, James HILL, Hynek JANOUŠEK, Jakub JIRSA, Pavel KOUBA, Kateřina MARKOVÁ, Tereza MATĚJČKOVÁ, Jakub SIROVÁTKA and Ondřej ŠVEC. Přístupy k etice II. Vydání první. Praha: Filosofia, 2015. 296 stran. ISBN 9788070074428. info
  • ŠPINKA, Štěpán, Lenka KARFÍKOVÁ, Ondřej KRÁSA, Vladimír MIKEŠ, Václav NĚMEC and Karel THEIN. Přístupy k etice I. Vydání první. Praha: Filosofia, 2014. 225 stran. ISBN 9788070074305. info
  • DE BOTTON, Alain. Útěcha z filozofie. Translated by Eva Dejmková. Vyd. 1. Zlín: Kniha Zlin, 2010. 265 s. ISBN 9788087162934. info
  • MACINTYRE, Alasdair C. A short history of ethics. London: Routledge, 1993. viii, 280. ISBN 0415040272. info
Teaching methods
Lecture.
Assessment methods
Final assesment will be based on a oral exam. The minimum requirement for passing the course is 70%.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (autumn 2020, recent)
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