Course: Readings in Ancient Philosophy IV (Plato - The Republic)

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Course title Readings in Ancient Philosophy IV (Plato - The Republic)
Course code KPF/B017
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Moural Josef, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
1. - 14.: Seminar reading.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
Seminar reading: finishing Jan Patočka's Socrates and reading of a selected Plato's diaogue, probably the Euthyphro or the Meno.
Learning outcomes: students will acquire the following academic knowledge: - can read and interpret primary text and confront it with the interpretation of secondary literature - can interpret Plato's dialogue and give an explanation and criticism of arguments - can use academic terminology and explain basic philosophical concepts
B016 Ancient Philosophy Seminar III

Assessment methods and criteria
Students are required to actively participate in the seminar, to do the reading regularly and to provide one or two summaries of the previous class (lasting 4 to 7 minutes).
Recommended literature
  • PATOČKA, J.. Sókratés.
  • Platón. Euthydémos: Menón. Praha, 1992.
  • Platón. Euthyfrón, Obrana Sókrata, Kritón. Praha, 1994.

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): Philosophy (A14) Category: Philosophy, theology 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer