Course: Philosophy and Ethics

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Course title Philosophy and Ethics
Course code KFI/FETZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
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
Principles and cathegories of philosophy. Philosophical antropology. Ethics, its cathegories, approaches and principles. Medical ethics; the questions of health, illness and death. General and special questions of medical ethics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Lecture
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 22 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 30 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
Discussion
assessment methods
Combined exam
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.
  • Haškovcová, Helena. Lékařská etika. Praha : Galén, 2002. ISBN 80-7262-132-7.
  • Kant, Immanuel. Základy metafyziky mravů. Praha : Svoboda, 1990. ISBN 80-205-0152-5.
  • Liessmann, Konrad; Zenaty, Gerhard. O myšlení : úvod do filosofie. null. Olomouc : Votobia, 1994. ISBN 80-85619-94-6.
  • Ondok, Josef Petr. Bioetika, biotechnologie a biomedicína. Praha : Triton, 2005. ISBN 80-7254-486-1.
  • Platón. Euthyfrón = Obrana Sókrata = Kritón. Praha : Jan Laichter, 1942. ISBN 80-85241-37-4.
  • Rachels, James. The elements of moral philosophy. Boston : McGraw-Hill, 2007. ISBN 0-07-110728-2.
  • 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.


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