Course: Reading in Modern Philosophy Seminar I

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Course title Reading in Modern Philosophy Seminar I
Course code KPF/B018
Organizational form of instruction 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
  • Moural Josef, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Tippelt Hynek, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Depends on the teacher. The first part of the two-term seminar discussing Kant´s Critique of Pure Reason is given as an example. 1. Historical and thematic introduction, text: Prologue 2 to 3 Introduction 4 to 8 Transcendental Aesthetics 9 to13 Transcendental Logic (approximately up to deduction)

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
This course is designed as a detailed seminar reading of classical texts of modern philosophy for pre-intermediate students given by the teacher. It will be shown on the example of Critique of Pure Reason by Kant.
Student is able to prepare a 45 minute lecture/lesson on any of the discussed topics, read less difficult literature (e.g. secondary school literature) and study individually less sophisticated primary and secondary literature.

Assessment methods and criteria
Participation (absence maximally 20%) Home study 1 x summary (presentation)
Recommended literature
  • Descartes. Meditace o první filosofii.
  • Hume. Zkoumání o lidském rozumu.
  • Leibniz. Monadologie a jiné práce.
  • Pascal. Myšlenky.
  • Spinoza. Etika. Praha, 1997.

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: Winter