Course: Man in Postmodern Society

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Course title Man in Postmodern Society
Course code KPD/PROM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Svobodová Zuzana, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1) The circumscription of the conception. 2) The rationality versus tradition in modernism and rationality like an European tradition in the postmodernism. 3) The science like an authority in modernism and the postmodernism crisis of the basis of the science. 4) Atomism and its variations. 5) The deconsecration in modernism and the opposite in postmodernism.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), E-learning
Learning outcomes
The aim of this course is to introduce the change of a paradigm of thinking between modernism and postmodernism to the students.
Each student will gain the ability to appraise critically the changes in thinking of modernism and postmodernism.
Prerequisites
None.

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay

Paper, critique: 1320 - 1760 words.
Recommended literature
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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): Free Time Education (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
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