Theory of Being and Human Person (konwersatorium) - 2019/2020

Course description
General information
Lecturer:dr hab. Arkadiusz Gudaniec prof. KUL
Organising unit:Faculty of Philosophy - Instytut Filozofii
Number of hours (week/semester): 2/30
Language of instruction:English
Course objective
Acquainting with selected issues of the theory of being and elements of the theory of personal being in the light of the thought of the Lublin School of Philosophy.
Prerequisites
Knowledge in metaphysics, philosophical anthropology and the history of philosophy at the level of MA in philosophy; good skills of commenting and interpreting philosophical texts.
Learning outcomes
KNOWLEDGE: knows selected elements of the theory of being: the problems of hylemorphism, act and potency, substance and essence and existence; knows selected issues in the field of personal being theory, which explanation directly refers to metaphysical theories: human being\'s structure, mind, consciousness, will, conscience, religiosity; K_W02, K_W06, K_W01, K_W03, K_W05, K_W07, K_W04;
SKILLS: can apply theories on the field of metaphysics to explain anthropological problems; can indicate the metaphysical basis of particular anthropological problems; can demonstrate the need to refer to metaphysics the explaining issues concerning the human person; K_U02, K_U03, K_U01, K_U05, K_U06, K_U07;
SOCIAL COMPETENCES (ATTITUDES): can discuss philosophical problems and present arguments justifying a given thesis; can demonstrate positive aspects and limitations of the argumentation being assessed; is able to exchange views, guided by the rationality and objective value of argumentation; K_K01, K_K02, K_K03, K_K04, K_K05, K_K06.
Teaching method
Work with the text, interpretation of the author\'s views, pointing out arguments, discussing problems, conducting own text analysis and presenting research results in a group.
Course content description
The tutorials are devoted to the analysis of selected issues of the theory of being formulated by representatives of the Lublin Philosophical School, especially by M. A. Krąpiec. As part of the course, theories of hylemorphism, act and potency, substance and existence and essence in the aspect of their origin, history, metaphysical foundations and application in philosophical cognition will be discussed. These theories will then be used for a detailed analysis of the main problems concerning the understanding of the human person, such as the concept of the person, the relation of the soul to the body, mind, consciousness, free will, conscience and morality, religiosity.
Forms of assessment
(W) for grade 2: does not know the main elements of the theory of being and the theory of a person, does not know the genesis and historical development of the theories mentioned; he does not know the application of the theory of being in formulating the theory of personal being; for grade 3: poorly familiar with the main elements of the theory of being and the theory of the person, to a small extent familiar with the genesis and historical development of the aforementioned theories; little knows the application of the theory of being in formulating the theory of personal being; for grade 4: knows well the main elements of the theory of being and the theory of the person, knows well the genesis and historical development of the aforementioned theories; knows the application of the theory of being in formulating the theory of personal being; for grade 5: knows very well the main elements of the theory of being and the theory of a person, knows the genesis and historical development of the aforementioned theories very well; knows very well the application of the theory of being in formulating the theory of personal being.
(U) for grade 2: can not apply metaphysics theory to explain anthropological problems; can not indicate the metaphysical basis of particular anthropological problems; can not demonstrate the need to refer to metaphysics when explaining issues concerning the human person; for grade 3: he can apply metaphysics theories sufficiently to explain anthropological problems; can indicate the metaphysical basis of particular anthropological problems; can demonstrate the need to refer to metaphysics when explaining issues concerning the human person; for grade 4: can apply metaphysics theories to explain anthropological problems; is able to indicate the metaphysical basis of particular anthropological problems; he can demonstrate the need to refer to metaphysics when explaining issues concerning the human person; for the grade 5: very well able to apply metaphysics theories to explain anthropological problems; can very well point to the metaphysical foundations of particular anthropological problems; he can very well demonstrate the need to refer to metaphysics when explaining issues concerning the human person.
(K) for grade 2: he can not discuss philosophical problems and present arguments justifying the given thesis; can not show positive aspects and limitations of the argumentation being assessed; he can not exchange views based on the rationality and objective value of argumentation; for grade 3: poorly able to discuss philosophical problems and present arguments justifying the given thesis; he is able to demonstrate the positive aspects and limitations of the argumentation assessed; sufficiently able to exchange views, guided by the rationality and objective value of argumentation; for grade 4: he is able to discuss philosophical problems and present arguments justifying the given thesis; can demonstrate positive aspects and limitations of the argumentation being assessed; he is able to exchange his views efficiently, guided by the rationality and objective value of argumentation; for grade 5: he is able to discuss philosophical problems and present arguments justifying the given thesis; very well able to demonstrate positive aspects and limitations of the argumentation being assessed; he is able to exchange views very well, guided by the rationality and objective value of argumentation.
Required reading list
Kamiński S., Osobliwość metodologiczna teorii bytu, w: tenże, Jak filozofować? Studia z metodologii filozofii klasyczne, do druku przygotował T. Szubka, Lublin: TN KUL, 1989, s. 71–87.
Kamiński S., Wyjaśnianie w metafizyce, w: tenże, Jak filozofować? Studia z metodologii filozofii klasyczne, do druku przygotował T. Szubka, Lublin: TN KUL, 1989, s. 151–176.
Krąpiec M. A., Ja – człowiek, [wyd. 5 popr.], Lublin: RW KUL, 1991.
Krąpiec M. A., Metafizyka, wyd. 4, Lublin: RW KUL, 1985.
Krąpiec M. A., Stuktura bytu, Lublin: RW KUL, 1995.
Krąpiec M. A., S. Kamiński, Z teorii i metodologii metafizyki, Lublin: RW KUL, 1994.
Maryniarczyk A., Odkrycie wewnętrznej struktury bytów, Lublin: PTTA, 2006.
Wojtyła K., The Acting Person, trans. by A. Potocki and ed. by A.-T. Tymieniecka, Dordrecht, 1979.
Wojtyła K., Love and responsibility, trans. G. Ignatik, Boston Pauline Books & Media, 2013.
Field of study: Filozofia (stacjonarne doktoranckie)
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year/semester:Year II - Semester 3
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Grade
Year/semester:Year II - Semester 3
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Credit
Year/semester:Year III - Semester 5
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Grade
Year/semester:Year III - Semester 5
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Credit
Year/semester:Year IV - Semester 7
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Grade
Year/semester:Year IV - Semester 7
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Credit
Field of study: Philosophy
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year/semester:Year II - Semester 3
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Grade
Year/semester:Year II - Semester 3
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Credit
Year/semester:Year III - Semester 5
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Grade
Year/semester:Year III - Semester 5
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Credit
Year/semester:Year IV - Semester 7
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Grade
Year/semester:Year IV - Semester 7
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Credit