UZPHK2105 Elements of Ethic

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Radim Brázda, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. BcA. Jiří Raclavský, Ph.D.
Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Fri 18. 10. 10:00–11:40 A11, Fri 13. 12. 10:00–11:40 A11
It is assumed knowledge of ethics, corresponding to the level of secondary school or philosophy course for students of non-philosophical fields.
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
Course objectives
At the end of the course the students should be able a) to describe and explicate the major concepts, theories and problems of ethics b) to explain the justification for basic moral convictions
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the motivated student should be able to: - understand the basic types of moral justification and explain the origin of morality; - describe basic ethical theories; - to define the key concepts of ethics and ethical theories; - reconstruct basic arguments of moral convictions.
  • 1) Basic questions and approaches to ethics 2) Thought experiments in ethics as teaching method 3) The New Science of Morality - Naturalism in ethics 4) Descriptive ethics 5) Metaetics 6) Normative Ethics 7) Ethics of Virtue 8) Practical philosophy, applied ethics and bioethics
    required literature
  • BRÁZDA, Radim. Ethicum. první. Zlín: VeRBuM, 2010. 188 pp. ISBN 978-80-904273-9-6. info
    recommended literature
  • A companion to ethics. Edited by Peter Singer. 1st ed. Malden: Blackwell Pub., 2007. xxii, 565. ISBN 9780631187851. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, tutorials, discussions.
Assessment methods
oral exam
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 10 hodin konzultací.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět je určen jen pro studenty s imatrikulací do jaro 2019, včetně.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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