Universität Wien

010101 FS God and morals. Ethical and interreligious approaches (2021W)

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 1 - Katholische Theologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German



ATTENTION: During the lockdown starting on Nov 22, the seminar will be held online. Please use the access provided on moodle.
The seminar will be held in the presence mode. In case of a deterioration of the COVID-10 situation, the method will switch to simultaneous online teaching. Those students who cannot participate in a presence mode due to medical reasons should contact Prof. Müller in advance: sigrid.mueller@univie.ac.at. In case the number of participants exceeds the capacity of the room, a simultaneous system of in presence and online will be enabled and individual presence or online participation will be fixed in the first seminar meeting.


Aims, contents and method of the course

In the context of ethics and religious education, the question of interreligious and intercultural ethics is becoming increasingly important. What distinguishes a philosophical ethics from a religious ethics? How do cultural forms of ethics relate to this? The seminar explores the various ways in which the idea of God and ethics are related. To this end, different models of philosophical, theological, interreligious, and intercultural approaches will be considered.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation as well as presentation with handout and written seminar paper, participation in excursions, peer review of a presentation, exposé for seminar paper, and written seminar paper are expected.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Evaluation takes place regarding
- regular (students my not have more than two unexcused absences) and active participation in seminar and excursions, feed-back exercise, Exposé of written seminar paper (10%)
- presentation with handout (30%),
- written seminar paper (60%)
For a positive outcome, regular participation, at least one partial requirement of the seminar and the written seminar paper must be evaluated positively.

Examination topics

written seminar paper (15 pages including cover page, table of contents and bibliography), presentation with handout based on literature research-

Reading list

Association in the course directory

LV für Doktorat-/PhD-Studium, für 011 (15W) FTH 26, 199 518 MA UF RK 02 oder RK 05, auslaufende Studienpläne: DAM für 011 (11W)

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