|Module title||The Significance of Values|
|Module lecturer||prof. zw. dr hab. Andrzej Przyłębski|
|Faculty||Faculty of Anthropology and Cultural Studies|
Wednesday from 16:45 until 18-15, room 10, Instytut Kulturoznawstwa (the Institute of Cultural Studies), Szamarzewskiego 89c
Module aim (aims)
General orientation in the present discussion about values, especially in context of the European Union.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
General humanistic knowledge about sorts of values, about different cultural traditions and about value-discussions in contemporary world.
Week 1: Values in contemporary world
Week 2: Values in the EU-Treaty
Week 3: The origin of value debate
Week 4: Phenomenology on values
Week 5: Heidegger’s criticism of thinking according to values
Week 6: Tischner’s defence of thinking according to values
Week 7: Birth of values according to Hans Joas (part 1)
Week 8: Birth of values according to Hans Joas (part 2)
Week 9: Values as useful fictions according to Andreas Sommer (part 1)
Week 10: Values as useful fictions according to Andreas Sommer (part 2)
Week 11: Universal values for the 21 century according to Markus Gabriel (part 1)
Week 12: Universal values for the 21 century according to Markus Gabriel (part 2)
Week 13: Values and humanity according to Charles Taylor
Week 14: Hermeneutics on and of values
Week 15: Inevitability of value discourse (summary).
Robert Nozick: Philosophical Explanation, Oxford 1981 (Fragments devoted to values (The Life of Values; Facts & Values; The Basis of Values, pp.505-571)