Course: 20th Century Philosophy: Phenomenology

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Course title 20th Century Philosophy: Phenomenology
Course code KPF/0534
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
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
  • Pokorný Vít, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Total characteristic, Wesen and Tatsache, natural world, phenomenologic and eidetic reduction, epoche, noema and noesis, reason and reality, constitution of personal world

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The course of phenomenology is dedicated to the first form of phenomenology which was presented by Husserl in the works "Ideen I" and Ideen II". The phenomenology of this period brings an attempt about understanding of the origin reality which is offered to us in the common natural position. The phenomenology justifies sciences as legitimate knowledges of the origin constituted reality. It allows to understand how the religious sciences have to be founded correctly.
The knowledge of the first period of significant philosophical style in the 20th century.

Assessment methods and criteria
The course will be concluded by a test comprising the lectures, covered as well by the respective literature.
Recommended literature
  • Blecha, Ivan. Proměny fenomenologie. Praha, 2007.
  • Gallagher S., Zahavi D. The Phenomenological Mind. London - New York, 2008.
  • Novotný, Karel (ed.). Co je fenomén?. Červený Kostelec, 2010.
  • Novotný, Karel. O povaze jevů. Červený Kostelec, 2010.
  • Pechar, Jiří. Problémy fenomenologie. Praha, 2007.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Philosophy (Two-Subject Combination) (A8) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Philosophy (A7) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter
Faculty of Arts Philosophy (A10) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter
Faculty of Arts Philosophy (A8) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter