Course: Basics of the European Knowledge and Culture II

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Course title Basics of the European Knowledge and Culture II
Course code KSV/7EV2Z
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Staněk Jan, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Pavličíková Helena, PhDr. CSc.
Course content
1. Montaigne 2. Shakespeare 3. Descartes and Pascal 4. Classicist ideals and the Baroque 5. Voltaire and Rousseau 6. Kant 7. Goethe 8. Byron and romanticism 9. Baudelaire and modernity 10. Nietzsche 11. Modernism a humanism: T. S. Eliot 12. Kafka and the philosophy of existence 13. Postmodern culture

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to introduce students into the development of Western cultural ideals.
Introduction into the development of Western cultural ideals.
A grade from 7EV1Z.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

To be specified in the syllabus.
Recommended literature
  • Ernst Robert Curtius. Evropská literatura a latinský středověk. Praha, 1998.
  • Pavel Floss. Proměny vědění. Praha, 1978.
  • Václav Černý. Soustavný přehled obecných dějin literatury naší vzdělanosti I-IV. Praha, 1996.

Study plans that include the course
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