Course: Philosophy and Ethics

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Course title Philosophy and Ethics
Course code KFI/FETR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Murgaš Jaromír, PhDr. CSc.
Course content
1st Introduction to Philosophy - the basic principles and issues. 2nd Focus and coherence of philosophy - both historic and systematic. 3rd Ontology and ethics, theology and science, the concept of man. 4th Anthropology and ethics. 5th The questions of health, illness and death. 6th Practical issues and social ethics: ethics in human relations. 7th Ethical issues in critical stages of life, illness, suffering and death. 8th Moral questions of health care professions: respect for life 9th Medical ethics 10th Moral issues in the global world

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 12 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 20 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Course requires no special prior knowledge and skills.
learning outcomes
Students will know basic cathegories of philosophy and ethics. They become be familiar with possible different approaches and will be prepared to stand a reasonable position in special problems of medical ethics.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
assessment methods
Test
Recommended literature
  • Anzenbacher, Arno. Úvod do etiky. Praha : Zvon, 1994. ISBN 80-7113-111-3.
  • Anzenbacher, Arno. Úvod do filozofie. Praha : Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1990. ISBN 80-04-25414-4.
  • Bláha, Inocenc Arnošt. Ethika jako věda : úvod do dějin a theorie mravnosti. Brno : Atlantis, 1991. ISBN 80-7108-023-3.
  • Buber, Martin. Já a ty. Olomouc : Votobia, 1995. ISBN 80-7198-042-1.
  • Cummins, Robert C.; Christiano, Thomas D. Modern moral and political philosophy. Mountain View : Mayfield Publishing Company, 1999. ISBN 0-7674-0283-9.
  • Haškovcová, Helena. Lékařská etika. Praha : Galén, 2002. ISBN 80-7262-132-7.
  • Lévinas, Emmanuel. Etika a nekonečno. Praha : Institut pro středoevropskou kulturu a politiku, 1994. ISBN 80-85241-67-6.
  • Liessmann, Konrad; Zenaty, Gerhard. O myšlení : úvod do filosofie. null. Olomouc : Votobia, 1994. ISBN 80-85619-94-6.
  • Rotter, Hans. Důstojnost lidského života. Praha : Vyšehrad, 1999. ISBN 80-7021-302-7.
  • Sokol, Jan. Filosofická antropologie : člověk jako osoba. Praha : Portál, 2002. ISBN 80-7178-627-6.
  • Sokol, Jan; Pinc, Zdeněk. Antropologie a etika. Praha : Triton, 2003. ISBN 80-7254-372-5.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Care Studies Assistant of Protection and Support of Public Health (2012) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (1) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies Health Rescuer (1) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (2016) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies Assistant of Protection and Support of Public Health (2016) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies Health Rescuer (2012) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (2012) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies Health Rescuer (2016) Health service 1 Summer