Course: Seminar: Philosophy of Religion

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Course title Seminar: Philosophy of Religion
Course code KFI/SFN
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, English, German
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
  • Vokoun Jaroslav, prof. doc. Th.D.
Course content
1. Philosophy of religion - main typology I. Critique of religion in philosophy 2. Presocratics, Euhemerus, sophists 3. Feuerbach, Marx, Freud II. Philosophical religion 4. Socrates, Platon, Platonic tradition 5. Novoplatonism (Plotin), Autustin 6. G. W. F. Hegel a German idealism III. Philosophical theology 7. Parmenides, Aristotl 8. Anselm, ontotheology 9. Descartes 10. Kant IV. Phenomenology of religion 11. R. Otto, M. Eliade 12. M. Scheler, F. Heiler V. Analytic philosophy of religion 12. Wittgenstein 13. Analytic philosophy after Wittgensteinovi

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The course aims to introduce the students to a philosophy of religions through a collective reading, interpretation and discussion about shorter passages from chosen key texts of philosophy of religions.
Each student is able to interpret (categorically and philosophically) the phenomenons of religiou science and to appraise various philosophical conceptions of religions.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

Each student must write a paper, must be active in participating in lessons and must past a colloquium.
Recommended literature
  • Cole, P. Filozofie náboženství. Praha, 2003.
  • Gilson, E. Bůh a filosofie. Praha , 1994.
  • Gredt, J. Základy aristotelsko-tomistické filosofie. Praha, 2009.
  • Neubauer, Z. Člověk a náboženství. Praha, 1991.
  • Pavlincová, H. Filosofie náboženství. Brno, 1999.
  • Schaeffler, R. Filosofie náboženství. Praha, 2003.

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 and Religious Studies (2016) Category: Philosophy, theology - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter