Course: Seminar in Modern Philosophy

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Course title Seminar in Modern Philosophy
Course code KPF/B023
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Tippelt Hynek, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
- Methodological skepticism - The concept of Solipsism - God of philosophers - Skepticism and Naturalism - Ethical Formalism - Criticism of Metaphysics - Genealogy of morality - Concept of freedom

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The content of the course is a guided reading of selected works of modern philosophy discussion. When reading their papers of secondary literature, students will get acquainted with modern interpretations. The aim is to deepen the understanding of modern philosophy and learning to interpret texts in the context of the whole work of their authors and period of origin.
Student is able to interpret the meaning of the texts studied in the context of the whole work of their authors and specifics of time, they came into existence. And in a deeper way, he/she understands ideas of philosophers and is able to bring them up to date with the current secondary literature.
Prerequisites
None

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
To obtain a credit: student is required to attend the seminars; be actively participated in discussions; work out the paper based on an agreed topic based on recommended literature, presented in class, at a length of 15 min; a written seminar work in the form of critical reflection of a topic in the range of 3 to 5 pages sent to the teacher electronically.
Recommended literature
  • BERKELEY, George. Pojednání o základech lidského poznání: kde se zkoumají hlavní příčiny omylu a nesnází ve vědách, spolu s důvody skepticismu, ateismu a bezbožnosti. ISBN 8020504796.
  • DESCARTES, René. Meditationes de prima philosophia. ISBN 807298036x.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche. Genealogie morálky: polemika, Aurora, Praha. 2002.
  • HUME, David. Zkoumání o lidském rozumu. ISBN 8020505210.
  • Im. Kant. Základy metafyziky mravů.
  • KANT, Immanuel. Prolegomena ke každé příští metafyzice, jež se bude moci stát vědou.
  • LEIBNIZ, Gottfried Wilhelm. Monadologie a jiné práce.
  • LOCKE, John. Esej o lidském rozumu.
  • NIETZSCHE, Friedrich. Soumrak model, čili, Jak se filosofuje kladivem. ISBN 8085885336.
  • PASCAL, Blaise. Myšlenky: výbor. 2000. ISBN 8020408509.
  • SCHELLING, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von. Filosofická zkoumání bytnosti lidské svobody a s tím souvisejících předmětů: s komentáři Ch. Herrmanna, H. Fuhrmanse a W. Schulze. ISBN 8070070315.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Social Sciences (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts Social Sciences (Two-Subject Combination) (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Science - (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts Social Sciences (Two-Subject Combination) (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts Social Sciences (Two-Subject Combination) (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Education Social Sciences (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts Philosophy (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Education Philosophy (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts Philosophy (Two-Subject Combination) (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Science Social Sciences (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts Social Sciences (Two-Subject Combination) (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Science Social Science (dual-subject study) (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts Human Studies focused Aesthetics (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Education Social Sciences (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts Philosophy (A14) Philosophy, theology - Summer