Checking date: 04/05/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Moral Philosophy
Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (2013 Study Plan) (Plan: 306 - Estudio: 283)

Coordinating teacher: GAITAN TORRES, ANTONIO

Department assigned to the subject: Humanities: Philosophy, Language, Literature Theory Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


The ability to read and gloss texts from different periods, the listening and use of lessons of a certain length, the doubt about the representations that the present produces on itself, the habit of suspicion about the contents of the official culture, both the masses and the elites, the ironic distancing from the commonplace, the ideologies and the cultural, political and technological propaganda, as well as the practice of an elegant, hypothetical, rigorous Castilian prose far from bureaucratic language.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Historical genealogy of the main concepts belonging to what Western thought has collected under the name of morality and study of the relations between such concepts and others belonging to metaphysics, politics, theology, poetics, rhetoric or aesthetics.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Basic Bibliography
  • ARISTÓTELES. Retórica. Gredos. 1988
  • KAFKA. Narraciones y otros escritos. Galaxia Gutenberg. 2003
  • KANT. Fundamentación de la metafísica de las costumbres. Ariel. 1996
  • KANT. Crítica de la razón práctica. Alianza. 2000
  • SÁNCHEZ FERLOSIO. Ensayos, vols. 1 a 4. Debate. 2015 y ss.
  • VALDECANTOS. La clac y el apuntador. Abada. 2011
  • VALDECANTOS. La modernidad póstuma. Abada. 2020

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.