Course: Language, Symbol, Reality

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Course title Language, Symbol, Reality
Course code KDT/791
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course Each academic year
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kolář Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
These informations are in the annotation of the course.

Learning activities and teaching methods
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Learning outcomes
In the second half of the 20th century the symbol and it´s multi-layered relationship to a reality becomes one of the most important topics in a series of social sciences - psychoanalysis, aesthetics, philosophy of language, semiotics, ethnology, religious studies, studying myths etc. The lecture is going through a different theoretical concepts and disciplines and providing the basic information about their methods. The main aim of subject is a continental thinking of the Constance School of Reception Aesthetics (Iser, Jauss ...).
The gained capabilities constitute an encompassment and an aquirement of knowledge and experience in the given field of study, they result from a concrete annotation of the subject and are aimed at a profile´s fulfilment of the graduate of the given field of study.
Successful completion of the previous study

Assessment methods and criteria
1. Analysis 2. Dialogue
Recommended literature
  • Adorno, T. W. Estetická teorie. Panglos, Praha, 1997.
  • Barthes, R. Kritika a pravda. Praha, 1997.
  • Eliade, M. Mýtus o věčném návratu. Praha, 1993.
  • Iser, W. Jak se dělá teorie. Karolinum, Praha, 2009. ISBN 8024616726.
  • Jung, C. G. Výbor z díla II. Archetypy a nevědomí. Praha, 2003.
  • Lévi-Strauss, C. Štrukturálna antropológia. Bratislava, 2000.
  • Panofsky, E. Význam ve výtvarném umění. Praha, 1981.
  • Todorov, T. Poetika prózy. Praha, 2000.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Art and Design Curatorship Studies (A) Art and applied art 2 Winter