Course: Seminar of Modern Philosophy

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Course title Seminar of Modern Philosophy
Course code KFI/NSNF
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Sirovátka Jakub, doc. Dr. phil.
Course content
1) Introduction 2) Lecture and interpretation: R. Descartes "Meditationes de prima philosophia" 3) Lecture and interpretaion: D. Hume "Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" 4) Lecture and interpretation: I. Kant "Critique of Pure Reason" "Critique of Practical Reason"

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The task of the seminar is reading the main representatives of early modern philosophy, both of the rationalist and empiricist vein. Anticipations of the modern philosophy toward the contemporary philosophy are also followed (phenomenology, analytical philosophy).
To interpret text and to argue for a certain thesis.
Prerequisites
History of the ancient and medieval philosophy

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay, Colloquium

1. regular participation 2. summary of a previous lesson 3. leading of a reading 4. essay
Recommended literature
  • Descartes, R. Meditace o první filosofii. Námitky a autorovy odpovědi. Oikumené. Praha, 2003. ISBN 80-7298-084-X.
  • Hume, D. Zkoumání o zásadách mravnosti a zkoumání o rozumu lidském. Praha: Jan Laichter, 1899.
  • Kant, I. Kritika čistého rozumu. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2001.
  • Locke, J. Esej o lidském chápání. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2012.
  • Röd, W. Novověká filosofie II. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2004.
  • Röd, W. Novověká filosofie I. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2001.
  • R.Scruton. Dějiny novověké filosofie, Barrister a Principal. 2000.


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