Course: Fundamentals of philosophical anthropology and philosophy of education

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Course title Fundamentals of philosophical anthropology and philosophy of education
Course code KPR/4703
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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
  • Šlégl Jiří, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Contents: 1) Introduction - familiarization with recommended literature, the system of work and the requirements for course completion. 2) Introduction to anthropological theory and problems of education. 3) Establishment and the beginnings of education. 4) Training and education in ancient Greece and Rome. 5) The concept of man in Greek philosophy. 6) Medieval Education and school. 7) People in medieval Christian thought. 8) People in modern thinking. 9) Teaching thinking of the 17th and 18th centuries. 10) The Marxist conception of man. 11) Iracionalistická anthropology in the philosophy of the 19th and 20th centuries. 12) Philosophical anthropology as an independent philosophical discipline. 13) Teaching theory of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The course follows in its construction the basic themes of philosophical and pedagogical anthropology as the science of man and his education: the essence and existence of man, his position in the world, the meaning of his life, the possibilities of his formation in the process of education, the relationship between man and nature, man and society, questions of internal emotional and moral life. The course aims to show how people throughout history, understand themselves in philosophical reflection, self-definition as it always says something important not only about who a person is, but also what kind of world he lives in, which values are recognized and prefered, what he believes, how he understands his options and how he wants to shape himself in the educational process.
Specialized skills - The student demonstrates the ability to anthropological and educational imagination - Student is able to recognize and identify basic anthropological and educational categories Specialist knowledge - Student means anthropological and pedagogical-educational context of human life - The student describes the basic concepts associated with philosophical anthropology and philosophy of education - Student defines anthropological and educational theories and their practical conclusions can think through
The subject has no prerequisites.

Assessment methods and criteria
Attendance, test, own notes, oral exam.
Recommended literature
  • Beneš J. Člověk.. 1994.
  • Bertrand,Y. Soudobé teorie vzdělávání. Praha: Portál, 1998.
  • Coreth E. Co je člověk. Praha. 1994.
  • Palouš, R. Čas výchovy. Praha, 1992.
  • Palouš, R. K filosofii výchovy. Praha, 1990.
  • Patočka, J. Filosofie výchovy. Praha, 1997. ISBN 80-86039-33-1.
  • Pelcová, N. Filozofická a pedagogická antropologie. Praha, 2000.
  • Pelcová, N. Vzorce lidství. Praha, 2001.
  • Sokol, J. Malá filosofie člověka a slovník filosofických pojmů. Praha: Vyšehrad. ISBN 978-80-7429-056-5.. Praha, 2002. ISBN 978-80-7429-056-5.
  • Soukup, Va. Antropologie. Praha, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7367-432-8.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching in Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter