Course: Beings and being, non-beings and nonbeing in Ancient Philosophy

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Course title Beings and being, non-beings and nonbeing in Ancient Philosophy
Course code KFI/JAF
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Novotný Daniel D., Ph.D.
Course content
Readings, discussion, presentations.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
In 1966 Charles H. Kahn published an article "The Greel Verb To Be and the Concept of Being". The goal of this seminar is to understand the article and its subsequent developments and debates surrounding it.
Ability to critically read and discuss complex texts.
Ability to read English (or Ancient Greek).

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Presentation and class participation.
Recommended literature
  • Kahn, Charles H. The Verb To Be in Ancient Greek.
  • Rezek, Petr, ed. Mýtus. epos a logos. Praha, 1991. ISBN 80-85241-07-2.
  • Svoboda K. (ed.). Zlomky předsokratovských myslitelů. Praha, 1962.

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 - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter