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Democracy in Theory and Practice

Democracy in Theory and Practice

Code: 204281
ECTS: 2.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Marita Brčić Kuljiš
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Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
Introduction to the philosophical way of thinking in the area of political philosophy with a special focus on the philosophical aspect of democracy. Through the analysis of philosophical theories on democracy, students will acquire philosophical knowledge which can be applied in civic practices of a democratic society.
- study of the basic concepts of democracy
- analysis of the development of democratic thought
- enabling students to critically discuss politics.

1. Introductory lecture
2. The values of democracy; models and forms of democracy.
3. Antique idea of democracy.
4. Modern understanding of democracy.
5. Contemporary understanding of democracy.
6. Contemporary understanding of democracy.
7. Who is a citizen?
8. Democracy and plural / multicultural society.
9. Democracy and Human / Civil Rights.
10. Democracy and minority rights.
11. Democracy in the education system.
12. Education to democracy.
13. Democracy and the media.
14. Criticism of democracy.
15. Final lecture
Literature:
  1. Robert A. Dahl: O demokraciji
  2. John Dewey: Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education
  3. Norberto Bobbio: Liberalizam i demokracija,
  4. Alexis de Tocqueville: O demokraciji u Americi
  5. John Stuart Mill: Izabrani politički spisi
Optional literature:
  1. Platon: Država
  2. Aristotel: Politika
  3. John Locke: Dvije rasprave o vladi
  4. Jean Jacques Rousseau: Rasprava o podrijetlu i osnovama nejednakosti među ljudima. Društveni ugovor,
  5. Robert A. Dahl: Demokracija i njezini kritičari
  6. David Held: Modeli demokracije
  7. John Rawls,: Politički liberalizam
  8. Ralf Dahrendorf,: U potrazi za novim poretkom: predavanja o politici slobode u 21. stoljeću
  9. Canivez, P.: Odgojiti građanina?
  10. Gutmann, A.,: Democratic Education
  11. Jacques Ranciere,: Mržnja demokracije
  12. Franz Neumann: Demokratska i autoritarna država,
  13. Ronald Dworkin: Is democracy possible here?,
8. semester
MODUL 3: Obrazovanje za održivi razvoj (8. semestar) - Regular studij - Integrated Undergraduate and Graduate University Programme in Teacher Education
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