Christian Social Ethics : politics and economics questions I

ltheo2261  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Christian Social Ethics : politics and economics questions I
4.00 credits
30.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2021-2022
Lesch Walter;
Main themes
In order to reach these goals, the course offers an analysis of a specific question, one time in the political field and the next time in the economical field.
Important current files will be objects of research that need to use the tools of current ethics in connection with philosophy and social sciences
The course will show some specificities of a Christian look aware of the plurality of approach.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 clarify fundamental categories for ethical thought in the context of important questions about society
2 relate the contributions of Christian traditions to public debates on social bound
3 analyse the issues about the social involvements of Christians in dialogue with other convictions.
Teaching methods
There will be lectures and also important interactive moments based on texts that have to be read by all participants.
Evaluation methods
The elements of evaluation are the regular and active participation, the writing of a short essay (maximum 5 pages on a subject that can be chosen among the topics of the course) and an oral exam.
Un choix des textes sera disponible sur Moodle.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations

Master [120] in Public Administration

Master [60] in Theology

Master [120] in Philosophy

Certificat d'université en éthique économique et sociale

Master [120] in Ethics

Master [120] in Theology

Master [120] in Political Sciences: General