Introduction to Values and Ethics (ILV)

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Course lecturer:

FH-Prof. MMag. Dr.

 Florian Oppitz

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Specialization AreaIntercultural Management
Course numberB4.06365.50.691
Course codeVa&Eth
Curriculum2016
Semester of degree program Semester 5
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
SPPW2,0
ECTS credits3,0
Language of instruction English

The students know different views of universalizing moral philosophy. They have discussed the merits of the ethical philosophy of Kant, Mill and Rawls. They are aware of the instruments of international human rights protection and the main human rights.

Constitution and Administration

Ethics in philosophy. Universalization. Categorical Imperative. Utilitarianism. Veil of Ignorance. Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Goodin, R.E. & Pettit, P. (1997) Contemporary Political Philosophy. Blackwell
Clapham, A. (2016) Human Rights: A very short introduction. (2nd edition). OUP

Final written examination 100%