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Philosophy

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Course Unit Code711-0103/26
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
FEB40prof. PhDr. Jaromír Feber, CSc.
HAU40prof. Dr. Mgr. Tomáš Hauer
JEM03doc. PhDr. Martin Jemelka, Ph.D.
ZEM0106Mgr. Tomáš Zemčík, Ph.D.
Summary
In the introduction the basic forms of understanding and interpretation of the word are analyzed. The course is especially focused on the philosophical
antropology, on the social philosophy, on the philosophy of history and the
basis issues of gnoseology.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The course introduces essential issues of contenporary philosophy. It resumes definition of a number of important concepts of social sciencerelated fields and analysis of broader word-view foundations.
Course Contents
Philosophy and science
Philosophy and religion
Philosophy and ideology
Philosophical conception of human being
Structure of society
Social determinism
State and democracy
Human and society
Human and nature
Human activity and consciousness
Gnoseology
Sensualism and rationalism
Ethics of science
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Popkin, R.: Philosophy made simple. Oxford: Made Simple 1991.
Feber, J., Philosophycal anthropology. Ostrava 2003
Feber, J., Filozofická antropologie. Ostrava 2003
Popkin, R., Stroll A. Philosophy Made Simple. Oxford 1993.
Recommended Reading:
Russell, B.: History of Western philosophy. London: Routledge 1996.
Blecha, I., Filozofie. Olomouc 2008
Anzenbacher,A., Úvod do filozofie. Praha 1993
Liessmann, H., O myšlení. Praha 1998

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Exercises evaluationCredit85 85