Subject description - B6B16ET1

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B6B16ET1 Ethic
Roles:  Extent of teaching:2+2s
Department:13116 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:  Completion:KZ
Lecturers:  Credits:4
Tutors:  Semester:Z,L

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Aim of this subject is to provide the students an orientation not only in general problems of ethics but above all to offer instructions for solving various situations of human life. Essential parts of the subject are discussions in which students can react to lectures but also to actual questions coming with news and look for the communal answers.

Course outlines:

1. Ethics as philosophical discipline, history
2. Fundamental ethics, basic categories of ethics
3. Sources and contents of human manners, rules of correct manners
4. Natural, positive and embedded law as sources of moral rules, conscience
5. Free moral act, virtue as habituation of good manners
6. Moral failure, sin, vice as habituation of bad manners
7. Relation of human to transcendental and metaphysical substantialities and its tokens
8. Ethics of human relations: friendship, love, marriage, family
9. Relations of individual to society and state, human rights, discrimination, revolution
10. Relation of human to life at all and especially to human life and health
11. Sexual ethics
12. Economic ethics, possession, forms of its acquisition and keeping
13. Scientific and research work, technical progress
14. Problematic of truht in human life

Exercises outline:

Scope of practices are discussions about professed and actual themes and showing movies.


1. Mel Thompson, Ethical Theory, Hodder & Stoughton 2005
2. Karl-Heinz Peschke, Christliche Ethik, Trier: Paulinus Verlag. 1997
3. Helmut Weber, Allgemeine Moraltheologie, Graz-Wien-Koln: Verlag Styria. 1991
4. Anzenbacher Arno, Einfuhrung in die Ethik, Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder 2004




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