Course: Kant's Critical Philosophy

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Course title Kant's Critical Philosophy
Course code KFI/KFIK
Organizational form of instruction no contact
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
  • Sirovátka Jakub, doc. Dr. phil.
Course content
Introduction to philosophy of I. Kant Theoretical philosophy: reading and interpretation of Critique of Pure Reason Practical philosophy: reading and interpretation of Critique of Practical Reason and Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals Philosophy of Religion: reading and interpretation of Critique of the Powerof Judgment and Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
To present the main thesis of Kant's critical philosophy. Be able to explain the main thesis of German idealism and the influence of German idelism in the later development of Continental Philosophy.
Interpretation and understanding of text. Be able to explain the main thesis of Kant's theoretical and practical philosophy.
To understand German or English texts.

Assessment methods and criteria

Active participation in seminars; written essay (6-7 pgs).
Recommended literature
  • Chotaš, J., Karásek, J. (ed.). Kantův kategorický imperativ. Praha, 2005.
  • Jaeschke, W., Arndt, A. Německá klasická filosofie II. Od Fichta po Hegela. Praha, 2015.
  • Kant, Immanuel. Kritika čistého rozumu. Praha, 2001.
  • Kant, Immanuel. Kritika praktického rozumu. Praha, 1996.
  • Kant, Immanuel. Kritika soudnosti. Praha, 2015.
  • Kant, Immanuel. Náboženství v hranicích pouhého rozumu. Praha, 2013.
  • Kant, Immanuel. Studie k dějinám a politice. Praha, 2013.
  • Kant, Immanuel. Základy metafyziky mravů. Praha, 2014.
  • Karásek, J., Chotaš, J. (ed.). Dedukce, kategorie, sebevědomí. Praha, 2002.
  • Röd, W.:. Německá klasická filosofie I. Od Kanta k Schopenhauerovi. Praha, 2015.
  • Sobotka, M. Studie k německé klasické filosofii. Praha, 2001.
  • Sobotka, M., Znoj, M., Moural, J. Dějiny novověké filosofie do Descarta po Hegela. Praha, 1994.

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