Course: Myth and Philosophy

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Course title Myth and Philosophy
Course code KSV/MFIS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Staněk Jan, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Relations among philosophy, myth and religion. Historical overview of the conception of the myth (1-5). Typology of the myth (6). Eliade´s interpretation of myths (7-8). The deference between Scandinavian and Greece myths. Philosophical interpretation of myths (9-14).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Philosophy, mythology, religion. Historical types of philosophy. Philosophy and science.
The ability to interpret the newest concepts of myths and filosophy.
Prerequisites
None

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay

Activity, elaboration of a seminar paper.
Recommended literature
  • Anzenbacher, A.:. Úvod do filosofie. Portál, Praha 2004.
  • Benyovszky, L.:. Filosofická propedeutika, 1. a 2. díl. Sofis, Praha. 2001.
  • Blecha, I. Filosofie (základní problémy). FIN, Olomouc,. 1994.
  • Eliade, M. Mýtus o věčném návratu. Oikumené, Praha,. 1993.
  • Heidegger, M.:. Co je metafyzika? OIKOYMENH, Praha 1993.
  • Jaspers, K.:. Úvod do filosofie. Univerzita Karlova, Praha 1991.
  • Michálek, J.:. Co je filosofie? Oikúmené, Praha. , 1995.
  • Popelová, J.:. Zrození filosofie. Mladá fronta, Praha 1977.
  • Störig, H.J.:. Malé dějiny filosofie. Zvon, Praha 2001.


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