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Course Unit Code711-2103/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory type B
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites There are no prerequisites or co-requisites for this course unit
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
FEB40prof. PhDr. Jaromír Feber, CSc.
HAU40prof. Dr. Mgr. Tomáš Hauer
ZEM0106Mgr. Tomáš Zemčík, Ph.D.
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
1. Philosophy and science
2. Philosophy and religion
3. Philosophy and ideology
4. Philosophical conceptions of human being
5. Structure of society
6. Social determinism
7. State and democracy
8. Human and society
9. Human and nature
10. Hunam activity/ies and consciousness
11. Gnoseology
12. Sensualism and rationalism
14. Ethics of science
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Feber, J.: Philosophycal anthropology. Ostrava 2003
Feber, J., Filozofická antropologie. Ostrava 2003
Popkin, R.: Philosophy made simple. Oxford: Made Simple 1991.
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
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluationCredit85 85