Philosophy Degree Program in China - Ethics

1. Introduction

Ethics is the theory on moral issues, is the study of the generation, development, nature, evaluation, function of morality and the theory of moral education, moral cultivation law. Morality is the code of good and evil conducts among the relationship of all existence and development between the society and the nature, and the sum of the corresponding psychological consciousness and behavior activity. Morality that ethics researches is as one of the social ideology, it is through certain social economic relation is the basis of social and material conditions of life to reflect; ethics is through good and evil, rights and obligations, the vision and mission that reflected people's behavior standard, all category and system to.

Ethics takes moral phenomenon as the research object, which includes not only the moral consciousness phenomenon (such as personal moral feeling, etc.), but also the phenomenon of moral activity (such as moral behavior, etc.) as well as the phenomenon of moral norms. Ethics moral phenomenon from human activities central to separate, discussing the moral nature, origin and development, the moral level with the material standard of living between relations, the supreme principle of morality and moral evaluation standard ethics system, moral education and cultivation, the meaning of life, people's value and attitude towards life.

2. Classification

1) Ethics in Greece, Rome

2) Medieval Christian Ethics

3) Ethics in Renaissance

4) Modern ethics

5) Ethics in the transitional period

6) Contemporary ethics

7) Human centered doctrine

8) New behavior doctrine

3. Basic Concepts

1) Standard

Value, sense of worth, comparison

2) Preference

Purpose, behavior, choice, consequence, risk

3) Precautionary principle

Choice, control, autonomy, responsibility, the right to know

4) Parent style

Justice, human rights, and compassion

5) Known victims and unknown victims

Next generation growth

6) The ethical relation of special relation

The parent-child relationship, teacher-student relationship, employment relationship, double effect, informs and exposes

4. Main Theories

1) Necessity theory

2) Utilitarianism

3) Virtue ethics

4) Moral theory

5) Contract theory

5. Ethical Issues

Environmental protection, pollution, nuclear energy and nuclear pollution, sustainable development, animal welfare, euthanasia, stem cell biological engineering, cloning, genetically modified organisms, war

6. Training Objectives

The program trains students to master the basic principles of ethics, to master the basic theory of ethics, through the professional training of philosophy and ethics, to master the basic knowledge and professional knowledge of the system; train students to have a strong theoretical thinking and analysis of the problem, the ability to solve the problem and the expression of language and writing. The discipline cultivates professionals and general suitable talents in ethics with a broad range of scientific and cultural knowledge and the history and philosophy literacy, strong philosophical, ethical theory thinking ability and practical ability to work facing the new century.

7. Main Courses

Philosophy principle, introduction to philosophy, ethics, logic and the principle of aesthetics, philosophy of science and technology, religious fundamentals, selected readings on the history of philosophy development, ethical thoughts history.

8. Employment Prospects

State departments, teaching and scientific research units, as well as publicity, news media, publishing and other related departments.


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Anhui Medical University

Wenzhou Medical University

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