Course: Geographical Thought

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Course title Geographical Thought
Course code KGEO/P111
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Skokan Ladislav, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The birth of geography. Eratosthenés, Strabon, Ptolemaios. Geography of great discoveries. Varenius. Classical German geography. Humboldt, Ritter. Russian geography. Semjonov-Tanšanskij. Hettner´s concept of chorology. Ratzel. Vidal de la Blache. Process of differentiation in geography. The development of geography in the 20th century.


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • Demek J. a kol.: Úvod do studia geografie, dějiny geografie. SPN, Praha 1980.
  • DEMEK, J. Teoretická geografie. Státní pedagogické nakladatelství. Praha 1984. 224 s..
  • DEMEK, J. Teorie a metodologie současné geografie. Studia geographica 65. Geografický ústav ČSAV, Brno 1978. 136 s..
  • IVANIČKA, K. Základy teórie a metodológie socioekonomickej geografie. Slovenské pedagogické nakladateľstvo. Bratislava 1983. 448 s..
  • SKOKAN, L. Úvod do teorie geografie I. Pedagogická fakulta UJEP. Ústí nad Labem 1998. 148 s..
  • SKOKAN, L. Úvod do teorie geografie II. Pedagogická fakulta UJEP. Ústí nad Labem 1999. 162 s..

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Geography (A13) Geography courses 3 Winter