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Course title -
Course code KFI/KEPP1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Šimek Vojtěch, PhDr. Th.D.
Course content
1. Introduction 2. Are good and evil relative? 3. Pleasure and reality 4. Values 5. Justice 6. Does the end justify the means? 7. Should we always follow our conscience? 8. What makes an action good? 9. Our attitude to what we cannot change 10. Responsibility 11. Forgiveness 12. Final colloquium, submission of the seminar paper

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), E-learning
Learning outcomes
In this course you will learn to analyse and evaluate basic moral questions and problems that you can meet in social work. Studying of useful texts, discussing and answering of the control questions are the main activities. Your output will be the seminar paper in which you solve a selected moral question or problem both from a theoretical and practical point of view.
Understanding of basic moral issues and problems and ability to solve them in practice.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Seminar work

1) 50% attendance 2) continuous working with elearning (Moodle) 3) seminar paper
Recommended literature
  • Viz jednotlivá témata v rámci elearningu (Moodle).
  • IFSW. Mezinárodní etický kodex sociálních pracovníků.
  • Spaemann, R. Štěstí a vůle k dobru. Praha, 1998.
  • Spaemann, R. Základní mravní pojmy a postoje, Praha: Svoboda, 1995.
  • SSP ČR. Etický kodex Společnosti sociálních pracovníků.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester