[FE 2026]  Social Ethics

Semester I
friday 10:30 - 12:15

Course Information

Professor: BAUZON, Stephane
Email: [email protected]
Language: English

ECTS: 3
Schedule:
Semester I
friday 10:30 - 12:15

Content

Social Ethics can be defined as a philosophical reflection on our contemporary social practices, such as in the fields of bioethics , equal treatment, social justice etc. It is not only to do things right in society but above all it is to know how to do the right thing. The course studies major themes in curent social issues , but it will focus on Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas ‘ social ethics.

Bibliography

BIbliography Readings :ARISTOTLE, Politics: a Treatise on Government, Book I: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/6762/6762-h/6762-h.htm#2H_4_0004; Book III:
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/6762/6762-h/6762-h.htm#2H_4_0031
HOBBES T:, Leviathan, Chap. XXVI: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3207/3207-h/3207- h.htm#2HCH0026
MACHIAVELLI N., The Prince, Chap. V: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1232/1232-h/1232- h.htm#2HCH0005
THOMAS AQUINAS, Summa Theologiae,II.IIae. Questions 47-60 http://www.gutenberg.org/files/6762/6762-h/6762-h.htm#2H_4_0031
HOBBES T:, Leviathan, Chap. XXVI: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3207/3207-h/3207- h.htm#2HCH0026
MACHIAVELLI N., The Prince, Chap. V: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1232/1232-h/1232- h.htm#2HCH0005
THOMAS AQUINAS, Summa Theologiae,II. IIae. Questions 47-60