Ethics of Care (2021/2022)

Course code
Academic sector

Learning outcomes

1) Knowledge and understanding of the psychological theories on the fundamental processes, according to which individuals interact with, and adapt to, their material and social environment; 2) Knowledge and understanding of the theories on psychological dynamics within working environments and in organisations, including personal motivations, satisfaction, and well-being; 3) Knowledge and understanding of work processes, the legal aspects that regulate them, and related ethical aspects; 4) Applying the different perspectives of law, sociology of work, ethics and anthropology to read and understand diversity and migration, in order to favor and support processes of social and cultural inclusion. SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES. a) To develop the ability to autonomously express statements about the different ways human interaction occurs within a social and material environment from an ethical perspective. In particular, students will focus on human self-realization (both as individuals and as a society) in the practical sphere, especially at work; b) To develop sufficient communicative skills and comprehension abilities so to enable students to apply general ethical notions to some of the main moral issues of present-day world, especially inclusivity, defense of pluralism, and valorization of difference(s).