Philosophy of Values and the Eelements of Philosophical Anthropology 3501-FWART-DON
The aim of the course is to offer an outline of philosophical approach to main fields of culture defined by various axiological practices. Students will be given an occasion to improve their interdisciplinary skills by confronting different interpretations of cultural phenomena with an array of philosophical and anthropological theories. The critical analyses of selected artistic, linguistic and social as well as personal (e.g. bodily) practices will be mainly based on philosophical texts discussed during the course whose general goal is to show explicit and implicit cultural determinations of how people ascribe values and meanings to the world they live in.
Type of course
- knowledge of research methods and argumentative strategies used in the philosophical disciplines discussed during the course
- knowledge of the basic philosophical Polish terminology typical of the philosophical approaches and concepts discussed during the course
- ability to interpret philosophical texts, comment on them and confront different theses
- ability to offer a simple philosophical argumentation and to identify logical relations between the theses
Acquired social skills:
- identifying one’s knowledge and skills
- identifying lacunae in one’s knowledge and skills and searching for possibilities to eliminate them
Written exam checking the knowledge and skills gained by the students during the course as well as ability to critically read a text. Students will be asked answer one open-ended question, offer definitions of selected concepts and interpret a passage from a philosophical text.
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