OV2BP_DE1 History of Ethics 1-lecture

Faculty of Education
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
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
Thu 15:00–15:50 učebna 35
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( OV2BP_SDE1 History of Ethics 1-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 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
  • 1)Introduction to the ethics. The myth as moral problem. 2) Herakleitos, sophist s doubt. 3) Demokritos and Epikuros. 4)Plato as theoretist of totalitarism. 5) Aristoteles - the meaning of freedom. 6) Stoicism- problem of fatalism. 7) The beginnings of christianity. 8)Machiavelli and the philosophy of history. 10) Hobbes. 9) Protestant ethics and the beginning of capitalism. 11) J. J. Rousseau- private ownership as the cause of social evil 12) I. Kant.
    required literature
  • Dejiny etického myslenia v Európe a USA. Edited by Anna Remišová. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Kalligram, 2008. 894 s. ISBN 9788081011030. info
    recommended literature
  • ANZENBACHER, Arno. Úvod do etiky. Vyd. 2. Praha: Academia, 2001. 292 s. ISBN 8020009175. info
  • MACINTYRE, Alasdair C. A short history of ethics. London: Routledge, 1993. viii, 280. ISBN 0415040272. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Credit seminar. The fulfilling requirements of this course is quiz.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
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