Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS credit: 6

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Zabel Blaž, prof. dr. Ošlaj Borut

1. Introductory lectures on the basic anthropological assumptions of moral agency (the diaphoric, the symbolic, freedom).
2. Ethics as practical philosophy.
3. Typology of basic ethical guidelines.
4. Genealogy of moral judgment (Piaget, Kohlberg).
5. Morality, ethics and religion.
6. Difference between ethics and morals, ethicalness and morality, autonomy and heteronomy.
7. The problem of relativism and the possibility of universal ethical norms and values.
8. Short history of basic ethical concepts (Plato, Aristotle, Stoicism, Christianity, Spinoza, Kant, Utilitarianism).
9. During the tutorials, students under the guidance of assistant critically read and interpret selected basic texts and in short verbal performances practice and consolidate the rhetorical skills.