Questions of religious sciences: questions about ethics

lteco2103  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

Questions of religious sciences: questions about ethics
2 credits
15.0 h
Gaziaux Eric;
Main themes
In order to achieve the objectives defined above, the instructor critically presents some central themes that are a question for ethics in terms of their connexion with the Christian faith. In this sense, he/she proposes a reflection about ethical choices and their justifications, about human beings in the world, about Christ and the way of life proposed in the Scriptures. The basic consciousness of the plurality of religious and laic approaches protects the discourse from close-mindedness, opening it to different traditions and to other approaches.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


By the end of this course, the student should be able: - to confront him/herself in a personal and critical way with the topic of the course, and to argue his/her position, showing that he/she is conscious of the complexity of the questions at stake, also when confronted with various philosophical and religious traditions. - to clarify the fundamental categories of reflection on ethics and to show how these notions stand out when confronted with the experience of faith and with Christian reflection.


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Under the term of teaching, the students have the elements necessary to be located like subject human, professional, after in the middle of what constitutes contemporary medicine in its mandate to take care of the most weakened existence.
In this optics, the courses will offer, through certain aspects of the looking after practice and a clinical proximity, 'tools' to think the bonds between private clinic, ethics and theology to make it possible to the students to enter a critical dimension and, if they wish it, an ethical creativity.
The course does not consider like such of the situations of bioethics.
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Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Public Health

Master [120] in Pharmacy

Master [180] in Medecine

Master [60] in Biomedicine

Master [120] in Dentistry

Master [120] in Biomedicine