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2 new courses of prof. Werner Euler (visiting prof.)

You can register via USOS or contact Anna Krawczyk (anna.krawczyk[at]umk.pl).

Plan for lessons to be given at the Department of Philosophy of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun (Poland), in the wintersemester 2017/18.

Course: „Philosophy and Medicine“

1st meeting, 6th of Nov. (Monday) 2017, 11:45-15:00 (4 hours)

Introduction in the field of the main theme. Information about the didactical method, time-plan, mode of working, obligations.

Topics of the day: Medicine in Antiquity.

2nd meeting, 13th of Nov. (Monday) 2017, 11:45-15:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Mind and body (Descartes and Pre-cartesians).

3rd meeting, 20th of Nov. (Monday) 2017, 11:45-15:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Medicine and Philosophy in John Locke.

4th meeting, 27th of Nov. (Monday) 2017, 11:45-15:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Philosophy and Medicine in Kant I: Soul and body (De Medicina Mentis et Corporis; Mental Illness).

5th meeting, 11th or 18th of Dec. (Monday) 2017, 11:45-15:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Philosophy and Medicine in Kant II, and in Kantian scholars (M. Herz): a) Physiology of the cerebral system: The Organ of the Soul (Soemmerring); b) Diatetics (Regimen), sustine et abstine (Hufeland); c) problems of the vacination for small-pocks.

6th meeting, 8th of Jan. (Monday) 2018, 11:45-15:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Philosophy and Medicine in Schelling (Philosophy of Organism).

7th meeting, 15th of Jan. (Monday) 2018, 11:45-15:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Hegel’s Psychology within the Anthropology of the Encyclopedia.

8th meeting, 22th of Jan. (Monday) 2018, 11:45-15:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Mental Illness and Society (Foucault). Results, conclusions. Philosophy of Medicine today.

Course: „Modern Theories of Justice“

1st meeting, 6th of Nov. (Monday) 2017, 16.45-20.00  (4 hours)

Introduction in the field of the main theme. Information about the didactical method, time-plan, mode of working, obligations.

Topics of the day: John Rawls, A theory of Justice I.

2nd meeting, 13th of Nov. (Monday) 2017, 16:45-20:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: John Rawls, A theory of Justice II.

3rd meeting, 20th of Nov. (Monday) 2017, 16:45-20:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Charles Taylor: Negative Freedom (Philosophical Papers, 1985) I

4th meeting, 27th of Nov. (Monday) 2017, 16:45-20:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Charles Taylor: Negative Freedom (Philosophical Papers, 1985) II

5th meeting, 11th or 18th of Dec. (Monday) 2017, 16:45-20:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Jürgen Habermas: The theory of discourse as a balance of interests I

6th meeting, 8th of Jan. (Monday) 2018, 16:45-20:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Jürgen Habermas: The theory of discourse as a balance of interests II

7th meeting, 15th of Jan. (Monday) 2018, 16:45-20:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Axel Honneth: Freedoms Right I

8th meeting, 22th of Jan. (Monday) 2018, 16:45-20:00 (4 hours)

Topics of the day: Axel Honneth: Freedoms Right II. Results, conclusions.