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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Leçon 1 : Aristote et l'éthique des vertus – Aristotle and virtue ethics

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 84 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Introduction générale - General introduction6m
Introduction Leçon 1 - Introduction4m
1. Aristote dans son contexte - Aristotle in his context10m
2. Qu’est-ce que le bien ? - What is the good ?11m
3. La vertu - Virtue10m
4. Le politique et la justice - Politics and justice8m
5. Comment devient-on vertueux ? - How does one become virtuous?4m
6. Les reprises théologiques d’Aristote - Theological interpretations of Aristotle8m
7. Points d’interrogation - Question marks6m
8. Le regard de … - The view of…11m
4 readings
Informations générales - General information
Bibliographie générale - General bibliography
Bibliographie - Bibliography
Ethique à Nicomaque
1 practice exercise
Quiz 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Leçon 2 : Les éthiques des vertus contemporaines – Contemporary virtue ethics

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 92 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
1. Une éthique des vertus est-elle possible pour les modernes ? - A modern virtue ethics?11m
2. Le perfectionnisme - Perfectionnism11m
3. Le souci de soi - Self-care11m
4. Friedrich Nietzsche. Les vertus de Zarathoustra (I) - Zarathustra’s virtues (I)13m
5. Friedrich Nietzsche. Les vertus de Zarathoustra (II) - Zarathustra’s virtues (II)9m
6. Alasdair MacIntyre : Se réapproprier l’éthique des vertus (I) - The revival of virtue ethics (I)11m
7. Alasdair MacIntyre : Se réapproprier l’éthique des vertus (II) - The revival of virtue ethics (II)7m
8. André Comte-Sponville. Amour et amitié, une perspective contemporaine - Love and friendship, a contemporary perspective12m
2 readings
Bibliographie - Bibliography
A. MacIntyre, Après la vertu (chap. XV)
1 practice exercise
Quiz 230m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Leçon 3 : Kant et l'éthique du devoir – Kant and deontological ethics

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 98 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
1. La révolution kantienne - The Kantian revolution8m
2. Le fait de la raison - The fact of reason12m
3. Le devoir et l’impératif ou l’impératif du devoir - The duty and the imperative or the imperative of duty9m
4. Agir moralement ? Quelques exemples kantiens - Moral action? Some Kantian examples10m
5. Du mensonge de l’enthousiasme au respect de la loi - From lying to respecting the law8m
6. Entre « pur amour » de la loi morale et « mal radical » : la voie étroite de l’éthique - Between « pure love » for the moral law and « radical evil » : the narrow path of ethics10m
7. Souverain bien et existence de Dieu : le sens du monde - The sovereign good and the existence of God : the meaning of the world8m
8. Du droit de mentir – la controverse Constant-Kant - The right to lie : Constant-Kant controversy14m
9. Le regard de … - The view of...11m
1 reading
Bibliographie - Bibliography
1 practice exercise
Quiz 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Leçon 4 : Les éthiques déontologiques contemporaines – Contemporary deontological ethics

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 82 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
1. Filiation kantienne - Kant's inheritors7m
2. Critique du caractère égologique de la conscience - Critique of the egological nature of the conscience10m
3. L’éthique du discours de Jürgen Habermas et Karl-Otto Apel - Discourse ethics by Jürgen Habermas and Karl-Otto Apel9m
4. L’éthique de la responsabilité de Hans Jonas - Hans Jonas’ Ethics of responsibility9m
5. Repenser le politique. Karl-Otto Apel et Paul Ricoeur - Rethinking politics : Karl-Otto Apel and Paul Ricoeur8m
6. La petite éthique de Paul Ricoeur - Paul Ricoeur’s Little ethics13m
7. La théorie de la justice de John Rawls - John Rawls’s Theory of Justice6m
8. Cas pratique (I). Les tests ADN pour les requérants d’asile - Case study (I) : DNA tests for asylum seekers13m
1 reading
Bibliographie - Bibliography
1 practice exercise
Quiz 430m

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