OVp011 History of Ethics 2-lecture

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
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
Wed 8:00–8:50 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 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.
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