PdF:OVp012 History of Ethics 2-seminar - Course Information
OVp012 History of Ethics 2-seminarFaculty of Education
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
- prof. PhDr. Petr Jemelka, Dr. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Slavomír Lesňák, PhD. (seminar tutor)
- 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 of Seminar Groups
- OVp012/01: Mon 15:00–15:50 učebna 75, S. Lesňák
OVp012/02: Wed 11:00–11:50 učebna 22, S. Lesňák
OVp012/03: Mon 8:00–8:50 učebna 22, S. Lesňák
OVp012/04: Thu 15:00–15:50 učebna 39, S. Lesňák
OVp012/05: Wed 8:00–8:50 učebna 22, S. Lesňák
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- NOW ( OVp011 History of Ethics 2-lecture )
- 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
- Civics and Basics of Social Studies for Education (programme PdF, B-OV3S) (2)
- Civics and Social Studies Basic with a view to Education (programme PdF, B-SPE)
- Course objectives
- - get an overview of ethical theories in the past
- to capture the relativity of good and evil in the past
- to gain a pluralistic view of values and morals
- Learning outcomes
- At the end of the course students should be able to:
- explain an individual ethical concepts
- understand the consequences and contradictions of the ethical theories
- to interpret and analyse a philosophical text
- to compare the ethical theories
- 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
- required literature
- JOHNSON, Oliver A. and Andrews REATH. Ethics : selections from classical and contemporary writers. 11th ed. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2012. ix, 562. ISBN 9780538452823. info
- Teaching methods
- Collective discussion, critical evaluation of individual authors.
- Assessment methods
- Credit seminar. The fulfilling requirements of this course are active participation in class (the presentation) and a written essay (atleast 5 pages).
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses