The Ontology of the Subject-Properties Structure (konwersatorium) - 2019/2020

Course description
General information
Lecturer:dr hab. Marek Piwowarczyk prof. KUL
Organising unit:Faculty of Philosophy - Instytut Filozofii
Number of hours (week/semester): 2/30
Language of instruction:English
Course objective
C1 - detailed presentation and discussion of the problems concerning the subject-properties structure
Prerequisites
W1 - basic knowledge on metaphysics
Learning outcomes
KNOWLEDGE
1. Student knows basic terminology used in the ontological theories of object. K_W03, K_W04.
2. Student knows typical positions concerning the nature of properties, K_W05, K_W06.
3. Student knows typical positions concerning the controversy over the relationship between objects and their properties K_W05, K_W06.

ABILITIES
1. Student can formulate standard arguments for typical positions in debates on the subject-properties structure K_U01, K_U02.

SOCIAL COMPETENCES
1. Student is aware of importance of ontological theory of object. K_K05.
Teaching method
lecture and discussion
Course content description
1. Three contexts of the problem of properties
2. Essences and properties
3. Foundations of existential and formal ontology
4. Ontological square
5. Properties and universals
6. Properties and the problem of change
7. Properties and the problem of interaction
8. Theories of object
9. Two models of the subjects properties-structure
Forms of assessment
The final grade will be based on: written test (50%), students\\\' presentations (25%), contribution in discussions (25%).
KNOWLEDGE:
Grade 2. student cannot answer even 50% questions concerning teaching contents.
Grade 3: student can answer 50% questions concerning teaching contents.
Grade 4: student can answer 75% questions concerning teaching contents.
Grade 5: student can answer 95% questions concerning teaching contents.

ABILITIES:
Grade 2: student does not prepare a presentation and does not participate in discussions.
Grade 3: student prepares an acceptable presentation and sometimes participates in discussions.
Grade 4: student prepares very good presentation and provides real contribution to discussions.
Grade 5: student prepares an excellent presentation and dominates in discussions.

SOCIAL COMPETENCES:
Grade 2: student does not care about searching for truth and is absent more than 3 times.
Grade 3: student is rather passive in the process of searching for truth and is absent 3 times.
Grade 4: student actively searches for truth and is absent at most 2 times.
Grade 5: student extraordinarily searches for truth and is absent at most 1 time.
Required reading list
Ingarden R. Controversy over the existence of the world, Peter Lang, Dordrecht 2013-2016.
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