Course: Ethical Problems

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Course title Ethical Problems
Course code KFI/ETPR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kratochvíl Miloš, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course is divided into three parts: introduction, history, applications. Introduction: moral philosophy, organization and general overview of ethics issues. History: historical interpretation of ethical theories, the interpretation of Christian ethics. Applications: focus on problem areas currently pointing to possible ethical approaches.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Discussion
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 39 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Course requires no special prior knowledge and skills.
learning outcomes
Students gain insight into the moral philosophy, systematic problems of general ethics and guidance in the main currents of ethical thought, noting the possible ethical approaches. Obtains a comprehensive overview of ethical issues.
teaching methods
Interactive lecture
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Anzenbacher, Arno. Úvod do etiky. Vyd. v tomto překladu 2., V nakladatelství Academia 1. Praha : Academia, 2001. ISBN 80-200-0917-5.
  • Cummins, Robert C.; Christiano, Thomas D. Modern moral and political philosophy. Mountain View : Mayfield Publishing Company, 1999. ISBN 0-7674-0283-9.
  • Kohák, Erazim. Člověk, dobro a zlo : o smyslu života v zrcadle dějin : kapitoly z dějin morální filosofie. Vyd 1. Praha : Ježek, 1993. ISBN 80-901625-3-3.
  • Morgan, Michael L. Classics of moral and political theory. Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, 1992. ISBN 0-87220-126-0.
  • Příkaský, Jiljí V. Učebnice základů etiky. Vyd. 1. Kostelní Vydří : Karmelitánské nakladatelství, 2000. ISBN 80-7192-505-5.
  • Ricken, Friedo. Obecná etika. Praha : ISE, 1995.
  • Sokol, Jan; Pinc, Zdeněk. Antropologie a etika. Praha : Triton, 2003. ISBN 80-7254-372-5.
  • Spaemann, Robert. Štěstí a vůle k dobru : pokus o etiku. 1. vyd. Praha : Oikoymenh, 1998. ISBN 80-86005-01-0.
  • Weischedel, Wilhelm. Skeptická etika. Praha : Oikoymenh, 1999. ISBN 80-86005-84-4.

Study plans that include the course
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