Applied ethics

Course Code :1066FLWFID
Study domain:Philosophy and Ethics
Bi-anuall course:Taught in academic years starting in an even year
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Credit required to obtain degree: Credit required: Yes
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Luc Van Liedekerke

3. Course contents *

this introductory course in practical ethics consists out of two parts:

  1. the first part starts with a more fundamental reflection about (practical) ethics. We discuss the impact of naturalistic views on human nature and ethics in specific. We also discuss some fundmantal concepts in ethics and present a classification of different types of problems in (practical) ethics.
  2. The second part of the course consists of an introduction into six different fields of practical ethics. This year these fields are:
    1. business ethics
    2. environmental ethics
    3. bio-ethics
    4. legal ethics
    5. media-ethics
    6. the ethics of migration