| Dozenten|| Dr. Jonathan Keir |
|SWS || |
| Sprache || |
| Wochentag / Uhrzeit |
Ab 26.04.17, Mittwochs 14-16 Uhr c.t.
|Ort || |
Weltethos-Institut, Hintere Grabenstraße 26, 72070 Tübingen
| Voraussetzungen / Zielgruppe || |
Masterstudents, Bachelorstudents from 5th semester or above
| Leistungsnachweis / Prüfungsformen / ECTS |
Presentation and Paper
3 or 6 ECTS
|Anmeldung|| To register, please send an email including your name, student number and address to Dr. Jonathan Keir (keir[at]weltethos-institut.org). Please also indicate your major concentration and how many semesters of study you have completed. |
|Anmeldefrist || |
15. April 2017
| Max. Teilnehmerzahl || |
| Literaturangaben || |
Francis Fukuyama, Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity, (Free Press, 1996).
Hans Küng, What I Believe (Continuum, 2010). John Armstrong, In Search of Civilisation: Remaking a Tarnished Idea, (Graywolf Press, 2011).
|Beschreibung || This course addresses the theme of trust from a variety of angles - literary, philosophical, theological, sociological and so on - with a view to defining the proper place of trust in the sphere of ethics. The question of ‘trust-building’ will also be directly addressed in the context of intercultural exchange, with a particular focus on the ambiguous function of political correctness in the shaping of 21st-century global civil society and the role of the humanities in improving levels of trust in public discourse. Students will be encouraged to play an active part in class discussions and to pursue research topics of their own choosing in the end-of-semester essay. |