Philosophical Anthropology (ćwiczenia) - 2019/2020
dr hab. Arkadiusz Gudaniec prof. KUL
Faculty of Philosophy - Instytut Filozofii
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SUBJECT SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:
1.The presentation of anthropological theories in the historical perspective.
2. The systematic approach to the human fact, its description, interpretation, and explanation.
3.The presentation of human dynamism (theoretical, moral, artistic, and religious).
PREREQUISITE (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, COMPETENCE, OTHERS):
1.The general knowledge of human history and culture
2.The skill of critical thinking.
1. A student possesses basic knowledge on the place and meaning of philosophical
anthropology in relation to other sciences on man.
2. A student knows the basic terminology of main anthropological systems.
Skills (knowing how to act):
1.A student is able to employ in typical professional situations some basic theoretical
understandings and concepts characteristic for the philosophical anthropology.
2.A student possesses the skill of argumentation and of formulating conclusions, properly employing an anthropological terminology and views of classical thinkers.
Social Competence (values - knowing how to be):
1.A student is able to analyze basic anthropological problems and formulate on his own
propositions how to solve them.
Traditional lecture, discussion on selected topics.
Course content description
TEACHING CONTENT (SUBJECT DESCRIPTION):
The lecture embraces following issues: the origins of the theory of man, the human fact, attempts to interpret the human fact, the ontical structure of
man, man and knowledge, the intentionality of knowledge and culture, man and his free activity, man in the presence of moral good and evil, man and
society, man and religion, the person – an ego of a rational nature, human being in the perspective of death.
Forms of assessment
METHODS OF LEARNING ACHIEVEMENTS ASSESSMENT:
Colloquia of the material from classes and attendance at classes, active participation.
Required reading list
REQUIRED READING LIST:
M. A. Krapiec, I-Man. An Outline of Philosophical Anthropology, transl. M. Lescoe [i in.], New Britain (Conn.): Mariel Publications 1983.
Recommended READING LIST:
É. Gilson, History of Christian Philosophy in the Middle Ages, London: Sheed & Ward, 1985 [fragments].
F. Copleston, A History of Philosophy, vol. 1-11, Great Britain 1946-1975 [fragments].
B. Mondin, Philosophical Anthropology, Man: an Impossible Project?, Rome: Urbaniana University Press, 1991.
Field of study: Philosophy
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year I - Semester 2
Number of ECTS credits: 0
Form of assessment: Grade