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180131 LPS Hans Jonas (2018W)

The Imperative of Responsibility

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work

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

Details

max. 45 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Block Course

Friday 19.10. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien
Saturday 20.10. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien
Saturday 20.10. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien
Friday 30.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien
Saturday 01.12. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien
Saturday 01.12. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien
Friday 18.01. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien
Saturday 19.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien
Saturday 19.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien
Saturday 19.01. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

1. The students should be able to read, understand and summarize a philosophical primary text in sections. They should also be able to give a comment on the text autonomously.
2. In addition, students should be able to give a basic outline of Hans Jonas' ethics and to reflect on this in writing.

Above all, the aim is to open up Jonas' ethics of responsibility and to offer students practice opportunities to learn to understand philosophical terms by reading a primary text.

Assessment and permitted materials

The overall grade is determined as the arithmetic mean of the grades of the partial performances.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The overall grade is determined according to the following scale:
1. Reading protocol of texts that were read and interpreted in the presence phase of the proseminar (25%)
2. Reading protocol of texts that were read independently (25%)
3. Written reflection on one of the sub-topics of the course (25%)
4. Independent written interpretation of a text section from the primary text at one's own option (25%)

Examination topics

Continuous assessment course
See rating scale

Reading list

Editions:
1. Textual basis :
Jonas, Hans: Das Prinzip Verantwortung. Versuch einer Ethik für die technologische Zivilisation, Berlin: Suhrkamp 52015 (= st 3492).
2. Critical complete edition:
Jonas, Hans: Das Prinzip Verantwortung. Versuch einer Ethik für die technologische Zivilisation
Bd. 2,1: Grundlegung und Anwendung, Freiburg/Br.: Rombach 2015 (= Kritische Gesamtausgabe I. 2/1)
Bd. 2,2: Tragweite und Aktualität einer Zukunftsethik, Freiburg/Br.: Rombach 2017 (= Kritische Gesamtausgabe I. 2/2)

Secondary literature:
Böhler, Dieter / Brune, Jens Peter (Hg.): Orientierung und Verantwortung. Begegnungen und Auseinandersetzungen mit Hans Jonas, Darmstadt: Wiss. Buchgesellschaft 2004.
Claas, Anna: Lässt sich das Prinzip Verantwortung doch noch verteidigen?, Marburg: Tectum 2011 (= Wissenschaft¬liche Beiträge 20)
Ellermann, Renata: Hans Jonasʼ „Prinzip der Verantwortung“. Eine kritische Analyse, München: Grin 2014.
Viana, Wellistony: Das Prinzip Verantwortung von Hans Jonas aus der Perspektive des objektiven Idealismus der Intersubjektivität von Vittorio Hösle, Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann 2010.
Wetz, Franz Josef: Hans Jonas. Eine Einführung, Wiesbaden Panorama 2005. (= ders.: Hans Jonas zur Einführung, Hamburg: Junius 1994 [Zur Einführung 97]).

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