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180028 VO-L Morality in the context of the liberal constitutional state (2017S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

ACHTUNG! Am 20. Juni entfällt die Vorlesung wegen eines Kongresses im Ausland.

27. Juni: Erste schriftliche Schlussprüfung, 9.45-11.15, HS 42.

Tuesday 07.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 14.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 21.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 28.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 04.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 25.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 02.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 09.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 16.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 23.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 30.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 13.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Tuesday 20.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The mainstream of the current theory of justice proves inconsistent with regard to the distinction of the spheres of the law and morality. Addressing this issue, the lecture discusses which relevance moral theory may attribute to a reciprocal external demand for Legitimation. Investigating contractualist conceptions of morality, it explores which elements of a comprehensive understanding of morality tend to get lost in a caontractualist approach. With reference to Kant, the notion of autonomy is applied as a tool of critical analysis.
Method: Lecture with time slots for discussion.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (90 minutes); no written or electronic materials permitted.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

In order to pass the exam, four essays need to be written: two on the issues discussed in the lecture, two on the obligatory literature. (There will be a choice of questions.)

Examination topics

General introductions as well as five texts that are relevant for the exam will be made available in the library of the Department of Philosophy (NIG, 3rd floor) at the beginning of the term.

Reading list

Voluntary introductory reading:
Forst, Rainer: Normativität und Macht: Zur Analyse sozialer Rechtfertigung (2015)
Forst, Rainer: The Right to Justification: Elements of a Costructivist Theory of Justice (2012)
Höffe, Otfried: Kritik der Freiheit. Das Grundproblem der Moderne (2015)
Stemmer, Peter: Begründen, Rechtfertigen und das Unterdrückungsverbot. Studien zu Moral und Normativität (2013)
Nagl-Docekal, Herta: Innere Freiheit. Grenzen der nachmetaphysischen Moralkonzeption (2014)
O'Neill, Onora: Towards Justice and Virtue. A Constructive Account of Practical Reasoning (1996)

Association in the course directory

BA M 6.2
MA Ethik M02 A, E
EC 2.3
M3 D. Ethik/ Angewandte Ethik, Politische Philosophie, Sozialphilosophie

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