Course: History of Philosphy (Modernity and Contemporary)

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Course title History of Philosphy (Modernity and Contemporary)
Course code KFI/DFNS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Stránský Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
List of topics: Renaissance philosophy (platonism, aristotelism, scepticism, philosophy of nature, political philosophy) Modern empirism (Bacon, Hobbes, Locke, Berkeley, Hume) Modern rationalism (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz) German classical philosophy (Kant, Hegel, Fichte, Schelling) Kierkegaard, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche Feuerbach, Marx Positivism (Comte) Phenomenology (Husserl, Heidegger) Analytical philosophy and Philosophy of science (Wittgenstein, Carnap, Popper, Kuhn, Feyerabend) Postmodern philosophy (Foucault, Derrida, Lyotard, Welsch)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The lectures focus on the main figures and doctrines of renaissance, modern and contemporary philosophy.
Competence to consider and independently reflect historical doctrines.
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Test

1. Two reflections or one seminar paper 2. Test or oral exam Details will be specified in the first lecture.
Recommended literature
  • Coplestone. History of Philosophy.
  • Coreth, E., Ehlen, P., Scmidt, J.:. Filosofie 19. století. Nakladatelství Olomouc s.r.o., Olomouc. 2003.
  • Coreth, E. Filosofie 17. a 18. století, Olomouc 2002.
  • Coreth, E. Filosofie 20. století. Olomouc, 2006.
  • Röd, W. Novověká filosofie I, OIKOYMENH, Praha 2001.
  • Störig, Hans Joachim; Rezek, Petr,; Petříček, Miroslav,; Šprunk, Karel. Malé dějiny filozofie. 2. rozš. vyd. Praha : Zvon, 1992. ISBN 80-7113-058-3.
  • Špelda, Daniel. Renesanční a novověká filosofie. 1. vyd. V Plzni : Západočeská univerzita, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7043-822-0.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Theology (2012) Category: Philosophy, theology 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in social sciences (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in social sciences (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in social sciences (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer