Course: History of Aesthetics I

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Course title History of Aesthetics I
Course code KDT/PF116
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
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
The aim of the lesson is an introduction to the field of transformation of subject matters and methods of historical development, dynamics, content and perspectives. Individual topics are shown not only in time contexts, but also in the context of the thinking transformation (representation, idealization? Conceptualization, imitation, perception, representation, the crisis of representation).Lecture is focused on the period from Ancient times to a Romanticism (from the 6th Century B.C. to 19th Century).


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • ARISTOTELES. Metafyzika. Praha, 2003.
  • AUERBACH, E. Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature. Princenton, 2003.
  • AUMONT, J. Obraz. Praha, 2005.
  • BADIOU, A. Handbook of Aesthetics. Stanford, 2005.
  • CIPORANOV, D., KULKA, T. (eds.). Co je umění?. Praha, 2011.
  • ECO, U. Krása ve středověké estetice. Praha, 1998.
  • GOMBRICH, E. H. Art and Illusion. London, 1977.
  • GRAHAM, G. Filosofie umění. Praha, 2004.
  • KANT, I. Kritika soudnosti. Praha, 1975.
  • LEVINSON, J. The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics. Oxford, 2003.
  • PERNIOLA, M. Estetika 20. století. Praha, 2000.
  • PLATO. Opera. Oxford, 1963.
  • SEPP, H., R., (ed.). Handbook of fenomenological aesthetics. Praha, 2011.
  • Tatarkiewitz, W. Dějiny estetiky I.II.III.. Tatran, Bratislava, 1991.
  • UTITZ, E. Dějiny estetiky. Praha, 1968.
  • VLADISLAV, J. Výpravy bez konce. Praha, 1963.
  • ZAHRÁDKA, P. (ed.). Estetika na přelomu milénia. Praha, 2011.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Human Studies focused Aesthetics (A9) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter