Course: Philosophy and Society - Seminar

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Course title Philosophy and Society - Seminar
Course code KFI/FASS
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Stránský Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
- detailed work with the texts of selected authors of political thought - reading of the text will be completed with the study of secondary literature presented by student papers

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The goal of this course is to know and understand classical texts of political-philosophical thought.
The student has a overview in the important texts of the authors relevant in the area of political philosophy and is able to their reflection, actualization and contextualization in the light of present debate about political-philosophical themes.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Systematic student observation

80% attendance, thematic paper twice a term (semester)
Recommended literature
  • ARISTOTELÉS. Politika. Praha, Petr Rezek, 1998. ISBN 80-86027-10-4.
  • BERLIN, I. Čtyři eseje o svobodě. Praha, Prostor, 1999. ISBN 80-7260-004-4.
  • KIS, J. (ed.). Současná politická filosofie. Praha, Oikúmené, 1997. ISBN 80-86005-60-7.
  • MARCUSE, H. Psychoanalýza a politika. Praha, Svoboda, 1969.
  • SWIFT, A. Politická filozofie. Základní otázky moderní politologie. Praha, Portál, 2005. ISBN 80-7178-859-7.
  • VOEGELIN, E. Nová věda o politice. Brno, CDK, 2000. ISBN 80-85959-67-4.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Philosophy (2016) Category: Philosophy, theology 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter