Ethics of Education

Ethics of Education

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 30

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Troha Tadej, prof. dr. Šimenc Marjan

- Through Greek philosophy, especially Plato, Aristotle and the Stoic, students understand the concepts of good, evil, happiness, and notions of moral virtues, and recognize the fundamental ethical values that form a man as a person, that means, as an individual and as a social being.
- Through dilemmas that are presented in Plato's Republic and in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics highlight the ethical issues of education.
- Through Kant's "categorical imperative” present the autonomy of the modern subject in the ethical reflection.
- By dialogue with the critics of Kant's philosophy they show the actuality of his ethics in raising awareness of a growing child in the education process
- They open the dilemmas of modern individualism and collectivism, and they outgrow the postmodern ethics of inter-relationships
- Over Levinas postmodern ethics they show a new discovers of the uniqueness of human person and it’s relationships that characterize human educational and training process at all levels
- Outgrow the dilemma of deontology and teleology through the ethics of responsible adult, which includes ethical approach to all human beings and also the environment.