Philosophical Anthropology

Philosophical Anthropology

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS credit: 6

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Hribar Sorčan Valentina, doc. dr. Zabel Blaž

1. Foundation of philosophical anthropology as a new philosophical discipline in the first part of the 20th century.
2. Treatise of the relation between living beings (human beings – animals – plants) and the meaning of life.
3. Research of the concept of personhood and self-consciousness through the history of philosophy – J. Locke, J. Bentham, and through contemporary approaches – bioethics.
4. Treatise of concepts of sympathy, empathy and altruism as the basis of humanity, from its beginnings in English philosophy. Prosocial behaviour of animals; also, the question of their rights.
5. Philosophy of language: analysis of the questions when, how and why the human language developed.
6. Source of moral consciousness.
7. Concepts of time, history and memory.