bp2377 Ethics and manners in sport

Faculty of Sports Studies
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Mgr. Vratislav Moudr, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Mgr. Vratislav Moudr, Ph.D.
Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
Tue 10:00–11:40 Virtuální místnost
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim is to acquaint students with basic concepts, knowledges and approaches in ethics, environmental ethics, sport ethics and also with concept of social responsibility and to apply them to the moral promlems in sport.
Learning outcomes
On the end of the course student will be able to: understand to genesis and function of morality; know basic concepts, approaches and problems of ethics and environmental ethics; adopt responsibility for himself, his acts and products; comprehend ethics as theoretic discipline which reflects morality and be able to differentiate ways of this reflection (descripive ethics, methaethics, normative ethics, aplicated ethics.
Student will be able to: describe elemental problems of business, consumer and environmental ethics; distinguish different approaches in environmental ethics; adopt tool for making decisions in situations of difficult moral dilemmas.
  • 01. Ethics as part of philosophy and its contemporary cooperation with empirical sciences (neurosciences, evolutionary biology, cognitive psychology etc.). Basic thesis of empirical ethics 02. Elemental concepts and their connections 03. Origin of morality from natural roots, cultural determination of morality, social function of morality 04. Descriptive ethics, methaethics, normative ethics, aplicated ethics 05. Theories of normative ethics as ways how to give reasons for moral conviction 06. Aplicated ethics – sport ethics 07. Aplicated ethics – business ethics, consumer ethics 08. Aplicated ethics – ethics of human resources, social responsibility of business organizations, fair trade 09. Environmental ethics – biocentrism, ecocentrism, deep ecology 10. Environmental ethics – antropocentrism, zoocentrism, theocentrism 11. Reasons for refusal of ethics (sociobiology) and environmental ethics (neoliberal economist – Simon, Klaus)
  • SIMON, Robert L. The ethics of sport : what everyone needs to know. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xx, 240. ISBN 9780190270209. info
  • BINKA, Bohuslav. Environmentální etika (Environmental ethics). In Etika, ekonomika, příroda. První vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2012. p. 84-123. ISBN 978-80-247-4293-9. info
  • ŠMAJS, Josef. Evoluční ontologie kultury a problém podnikání (Ontology of culture and business problem). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. 250 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6180-4. info
  • BRÁZDA, Radim. Ethicum. první. Zlín: VeRBuM, 2010. 188 pp. ISBN 978-80-904273-9-6. info
  • ŠMAJS, Josef, Bohuslav BINKA, Marie PUTNOVÁ and Pavel SEKNIČKA. Podnikatelská a environmentální etika (Business and environmental ethics). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2008. 184 pp. Pořadové číslo 4642/ESF-6/08-17/99. ISBN 978-80-210-4561-4. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
written test.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms autumn 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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