Course: Seminar: Metaphysics

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Course title Seminar: Metaphysics
Course code KFI/SMET
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-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Machula Tomáš, prof. Ph.D., Th.D.
Course content
Being as One 1. Parmenidés 2. Plato Being and Substance 3. Aristotle 4. Averroes Essence a Existence 5. Avicenna 6. John Duns Scotus 7. Suárez Existence versus Being 8. Wolff and Kant 9. Hegel 10. Kierkegaard Being and Existence Thomas Aquinas

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
  • Preparation for credit - 14 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 7 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Seminary is an additional course to the lectures from Metaphysics.
The student is well informed about basic questions of metaphysics from both the historical and the systematical point of view.

Assessment methods and criteria

1. presence and active participation 2. written test
Recommended literature
  • Gilson, E. Bytí a někteří filosofové. Praha, 1997.

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