Course: Introduction to Philosophy

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Course title Introduction to Philosophy
Course code KPF/B001K
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 Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hoblík Jiří, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Tippelt Hynek, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. What is philosophy 2. Reality 3. Cognition 4. Language and logic 5. Science and truth 6. Philosophical anthropology 7. Ethics 8. Philosophy of politics and law 9. Philosophy and God 10. Medieval philosophy 11. Modern philosophy 12. Contemporary philosophy

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The course provides students with basic knowledge of history of philosophy and taxonomy of philosophy. In the course basic philosophical problems will be introduced to students and they will get familiar with terminology.
Student is able to use terminology, explain basic philosophical terms and describe selected philosophical problems in various philosophical areas.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written credit test.
Recommended literature
  • BENYOVSZKY, L. Úvod do filosofického myšlení. Praha, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7380-040-6.
  • I. Tretera. Nástin dějin evropského myšlení, Praha - Litomyšl 2006.
  • Petříček, M. Úvod do současné filozofie. Praha: Hermann a synové, 1991.
  • STORIG, H.,J. Malé dějiny filozofie..

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Arts Study plan (Version): History (Single Subject) (A14) Category: History courses 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter