Dispute about Personalism: Kant, Rosmini and Lublin School (konwersatorium) - 2018/2019

Course description
General information
Lecturer:Ks. dr hab. Alfred Wierzbicki
Organising unit:Faculty of Philosophy - Instytut Filozofii
Number of hours (week/semester): 2/30
Language of instruction:English
Course objective
C-1 Analysis of the types of arguments in ethics
C-2 Presenting the originality of Lublin School in the context of the tradition of personalism in ethics
Knowlegde of the basic problems of ethics
Learning outcomes
K_W03 knows terminology of main philosophical systems and of the most important philosophical attitudes in Ethics
K_W05 has well-ordered and historically grounded knowledge of modern and contemporary views, both those world-wide recognized and vernacular from Ethics
K_U05 is able to select proper and adequate instruments for interpreting and analyzing a philosophical text, to summarize and analyze philosophical arguments as well as to identify their key theses, assumptions and consequences and to offer his/her own thesis
K_K03 is able to detrmine adequately priorieties which would help to complete a task determined by him/her or the others
K_K04 is able to analyze thouroughly situations and problems and formulate on his/her own propositions how to solve them
Teaching method
Analysis of the classical and contemporary texts
Discussion around problems
Course content description
Kant\'s ethics of the cathegorical imperative as a model of deontologism in ethics
The personalistic significance of the second formulation of the cathegorical imperative
The anthropological consequences of the principle of moral authonomy
The reception and critique of Kantian Ethics by Antonio Rosmini
Rosmini\'s justification of distinction between eudaimonology and ethics
The main ideas in Rosmini\'s personalistic interpretation of morality
The personalistic norm according to Karol Wojtyla
The principle of dignity and the principle of truth in personalism of Tadeusz Styczeń
Forms of assessment
Contribution to the discussion in class
Oral colloquium or exam after accomplishemt of classes
Required reading list
I. Kant, The fondations of metaphysics of morals.
A. Rosmini, The Principles of Ethics.
K. Wojtyła, Love and Responsibility.
A. Wierzbicki, Ethics or Eudamonology.
Field of study: Philosophy
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year/semester:Year II - Semester 4
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Grade