Course: Seminar of Contemporary Philosophy

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Course title Seminar of Contemporary Philosophy
Course code KFI/SSOF
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, German
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Vokoun Jaroslav, prof. doc. Th.D.
Course content
1) The commentary on religions by Feuerbach. 2) The commentary on religions of Marx. 3) The commentary on religions of philosophers of language. 4) Czech religious philosophy in accordance with the request of students. 5) Russian religious philosophy in accordance with the request of students. 6) Neo-platonism like a religious philosophy. 7) Buddhist philosophy. 8) Taoistic philosophy. 9) Hindu philosophy. 10) Hebrew philosophy.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The aim of this course is to teach the students to work with texts of various modern authors. The students have to learn how to approach independently and critically to the texts of current philosophers.
Each student will acquire the ability to interpret a philosophical text.
Prerequisites
Previous participation in any course of introduction into philosophy.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

A regular and active participation in the lessons.
Recommended literature
  • Coreth, E. Filosofie 20. století. Olomouc, 2006.
  • J. Fiala. Druhá čítanka.
  • J. Fiala. První čítanka.
  • J. Fiala. Třetí čítanka.
  • Kolář, Petr. Argumenty filosofické logiky, Filosofia, Praha 1999. Praha, 1999.
  • Lyotard, J. F. O postmodernismu. Praha, 1993.
  • Novotný, K. Cesty moderní filozofie. Praha, 1992.
  • Petříček, M. Úvod do (současné) filosofie. Praha, 1997.
  • Russel, B. Jazyk a poznanie. Bratislava, 2005.


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