Course: Seminar of Ethics

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Course title Seminar of Ethics
Course code KFI/NSETI
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English, German
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Šimek Vojtěch, PhDr. Th.D.
Course content
1) Introductory lecture 2) Reading and reflection: Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics 3) Reading and reflection: Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics 4) Reading and reflection: Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics 5) Reading and reflection: Hans Jonas, The Imperative of Responsibility 6) Reading and reflection: Hans Jonas, The Imperative of Responsibility 7) Reading and reflection: Hans Jonas, The Imperative of Responsibility 8) Reading and reflection: Hans Jonas, The ontological foundations of ethics of the future 9) Reading and reflection: Hans Jonas, The ontological foundations of ethics of the future 10) Reading and reflection: Hans Jonas, The ontological foundations of ethics of the future 11) Reading and reflection: Robert Spaemann, Responsibility 12) Reading and reflection: Robert Spaemann, Responsibility 13) Reading and reflection: Robert Spaemann, Responsibility 14) Recapitulation, summary

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
A greater familiarization with ethical issues of responsibility with the help of selected primary texts.
A deeper understanding of the ethical problems of responsibility.
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Seminar work

75% attendance; paper; seminar work in printed form (minimum number of characters 9000). All three conditions must be met within one semester.
Recommended literature
  • Aristotelés. Etika Nikomachova, Praha 1996.
  • Jonas, H. K ontologickým základům etiky budoucnosti, Filosofický časopis 2011/6.
  • Jonas, H.:. Princip odpovědnosti. Pokus o etiku pro technologickou civilizaci.. Praha, Oikumené, 1997.
  • Spaemann, R. Štěstí a vůle k dobru. Praha, 1998.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Philosophy and Religious Studies (2016) Category: Philosophy, theology - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer