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Ethics I

Code: 175160
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Bruno Ćurko
Lecturers: dr. sc. Anita Lunić - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Insights into the philosophical foundation of ethics as moral philosophy, as well as
understanding of the meaning of ethics as a fundamental philosophical discipline.
Introduction to basic ethical concepts and categories established in the Ancient
Greek philosophy, as preparation for study of modern and contemporary ethics.
Understanding and clarification of the relationship of theoretical and practical
philosophy, aas well as the relationship between ethical (theoretical) and moral
(practical) reflection.
Learning outcomes:
  1. explain the meaning and importance of ethics as a fundamental philosophical discipline
  2. clarify the difference and the relationship between morality and ethics
  3. define the basic ethical concepts of the ancient Greek, Hellenistic and early Christian period
  4. identify ethical problems and solutions in the original philosophical texts of antiquity, Hellenistic, and early Christian period
  5. critically discuss the major ethical issues, approaches and schools of antiquity, Hellenistic and early Christian period
  6. know the main authors and their major works, ethical concepts, issues and schools from the Classical Greek, Hellenistic and early Christian period
  7. connect related concepts and issues with the general and other ethical concepts and issues from different historical periods
  8. hold a public lecture about philosophical problems and schools of the classical Hellenic, Hellenistic and early Christian period
  9. prudently discuss the major philosophical problems and schools of the classical Hellenic, Hellenistic and early Christian period
  1. Nikomahova etika, , Aristotel, , .
  2. Država, , Platon, , .
Optional literature:
  1. Historija helenske etike, , Mihajlo N. Đurić, BIGZ, .
  2. The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy, , Martha C. Nussbaum, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.
  3. Aidos: The Psychology and Ethics of Honour and Shame in Ancient Greek Literature, , Douglas L. Cairns, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993.
  4. Aristotle's Dialogue with Socrates: on the Nicomachean Ethics, , Burger, Ronna, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2008.
  5. Values and Virtues: Aristotelianism in Contemporary Ethics, , Chappell, Timothy (ed.), Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2006.
  6. Aristotle's Philosophy of Action, , Charles, David, _Duckworth, 1984.
  7. Helping Friends and Harming Enemies: A Study in Sophocles and Greek Ethics, , Mary Whitlock Blundell, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
  8. Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality, , Garver, Eugene, _The University of Chicago Press, 2006.
  9. Practical Reason, Aristotle, and Weakness of Will, , Dahl, Norman O, Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1984.
  10. Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: From Socrates to Plotinus, , Bobonich, Christopher and Pierre Destree (eds.), Leiden: Brill, 2007.
  11. Ethics with Aristotle, , Broadie, Sarah, New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
  12. The Virtues of Aristotle, , Hutchinson, D.S, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986.
  13. The Virtue of Aristotle's Ethics, , Gottlieb, Paula, Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  14. Essays on Aristotle's Ethics, , Rorty, Amélie Oksenberg (ed.), University of California Press, 1980.
  15. Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: A Critical Guide, , Miller, Jon (ed.), Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  16. The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, , Polansky, Ronald (ed.), Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  17. Aristotle's Ethics, , Urmson, J. O., Basil Blackwell, 1987.
  18. Happy Lives and the Highest Good: An Essay on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, , Lear, Gabriel Richardson, Princeton University Press, 2000.
  19. Greek ethics, , Huby, Pamela, Macmillan, 1967.
  20. The virtous life in Greek ethics, , Reis, Burkhard (ed.), Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  21. The Blackwell Guide to Aristotle's Ethics, , Kraut, Richard, (ed.), Blackwell Publishers, 2006.
5. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Philosophy
Consultations schedule: