Research seminar in applied ethics

ltheo2952  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Research seminar in applied ethics
5.00 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2021-2022 !

Jacquemin Dominique; Lesch Walter;
Main themes
To reach the aims, the seminar will:
- address some methodological questions and selected areas where ethical analysis play a crucial role today ;
- focus specifically on bounds between practical issues and the relevance of fundamental reflections ;
- study with a particular interest the status of religious dimension in debates about values and norms.
Learning outcomes

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

1 - to make a research in the field of applied ethics ;
2 - to use conceptual tools of current research in ethics ;
3 - to communicate orally and by paper the results of his research.
Teaching methods
A seminar is not a series of lectures. It will focus on the dynamics of individual and collective research.
Evaluation methods
A regular and active participation is necessary.
After a general introduction to the seminar, participants will choose their topic for an oral presentation. This presentation serves as the starting point for the written paper to be evaluated in June. There is no oral exam.
The seminar is open to interested  people with an interdisciplinary perspective (master or PhD  level) coming from philosophy, theology, religious studies, social and political sciences, etc.
Online resources
Selected documents will be available sur Moodle.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [60] in Theology

Master [120] in Ethics

Master [120] in Theology