PSYb2080 Imagination and interpretation

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Jan Krása, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jan Krása, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Jan Krása, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Tue 16:00–17:40 bude_upresneno
Prerequisites
! PSY208 Imagination & interpretation
Knowledge of basic psychological terms and theories.
Ability of critical thinking.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 37/40, only registered: 4/40, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 3/40
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Learning outcomes of the course are to acquaint students with the history of hermeneutics (technical and psychological), with the basics of a philosophical and depth hermeneutics, with several psychological interpreting schools and with the role of own cognitive processes in interpretation.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students will:
he will know the leading figures in the history of hermeneutics and their contribution to the theory of interpretation;
be acquainted with main themes in the field of philosophical and depth hermeneutics;
he will be familiar with the problem of translations between imitative and other human works;
be acquainted with the difference between psychoanalytical and analytical (archetypal) interpretation of fairy tales;
be able to ask new questions connected with the interpretation;
be able to write own interpretation of a selected work;
Syllabus
  • 1. Opening – basic terms, the interpretation as a problem;
  • 2. Imagination in the context of the other psychic functions;
  • 3. History of hermeneutics 1: Antic philosophy and St. Augustinus;
  • 4. History of hermeneutics 2: 18th and 19th century. schlaiermacher. Dilthey. Development of psychological hermeneutics;
  • 5. History of hermeneutics 3: Philosophical and depth hermeneutics. J. Hroch, C.G. Jung, H.-G. Gadamer.;
  • 6. Problems of difference between human works and of translation between them;
  • 7. An interpretation of a chosen folk ceremony;
  • 8. Psychoanalysis and its interpretation of human arts;
  • 9. Analytical psychology - its origin, development and key figures;
  • 10. Analytical psychology – its way of interpreting human works, an archetype as central notion of analytical interpretation, an archetype and its relation to the unconsciousness, an archetype and a collective imitation of world. Most known archetypes: the shadow, the anima-animus, the Self, The Great Mother;
  • 11. An interpretation of a chosen work (text, painting, sculpture, music;
  • 12. Space of the works of art seen by the analytical psychology;
  • 13. About problem of reduction in natural and social sciences and imagination;
Literature
    required literature
  • BORECKÝ, Vladimír. Porozumění symbolu. 2., opr. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Triton, 2003. 215 s. ISBN 8072543717. info
  • HAWKES, Terence. Strukturalismus a sémiotika. Vyd. 1. Praha: Host, 1999. 174 s. ISBN 80-86055-62-0. info
    recommended literature
  • BATESON, Gregory. Mysl & příroda : nezbytná jednota. Translated by Lucie Šavlíková. Vyd. 1. Praha: Malvern, 2006. 197 s. ISBN 8086702197. info
  • NEUBAUER, Zdeněk. O Sněhurce, aneb, Cesta za smyslem bytí a poznání. Vyd. 1. Praha: Malvern, 2004. 287 s. ISBN 8086702022. info
  • Aion : příspěvky k symbolice bytostného Já. Edited by Carl Gustav Jung, Translated by Petr Patočka. Vyd. 1. Brno: Nakladatelství Tomáše Janečka, 2003. 293 s. ISBN 8085880253. info
  • STARÝ, Rudolf. Cheirón, asklépiovská medicína a jungovská psychologie :(eseje). Vyd. 1. Praha: Sagittarius, 2000. 139 s. ISBN 80-86270-03-3. info
  • HROCH, Jaroslav. Ke vztahu hlubinné hermeneutiky a metodologie humanitních věd (To the Relation of the Deep hermeneutics and the Methodology of Humanities). In Sborník prací filosofické fakulty brněnské univerzity. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2000. p. 113-125. ISBN 80-210-1994-8. info
  • FRANZ, Marie-Louise von. Mýtus a psychologie :mýty o stvoření z pohledu hlubinné psychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1999. 205 s. ISBN 80-7178-343-9. info
  • HILLMAN, James. Sny a podsvětí :nový pohled na sny rozšiřující klasické teorie S. Freuda a C.G. Junga. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1999. 206 s. ISBN 80-7178-301-3. info
  • KERÉNYI, Karl. Věda o mytologii. Edited by Carl Gustav Jung. Vyd. 2. Brno: Nakladatelství Tomáše Janečka, 1997. 255 s. ISBN 808588013X. info
  • STARÝ, Rudolf. Medúsa v novější době kamenné :výbor z esejů 1976-1987. 1. vyd. Praha: Prostor, 1994. 169 s. ISBN 80-85190-30-3. info
    not specified
  • FRANZ, Marie-Louise von. Psychologický výklad pohádek :smysl pohádkových vyprávění podle jungovské archetypové psychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1998. 182 s. ISBN 80-7178-260-2. info
Teaching methods
Online lectures, seminaries, practical work on imagination;
Assessment methods
Lectures and class discussion. Student have to write a work (4 pages at least) on the one of the topics from lectures (e.g. fairy-tale). Student have visit lectures properly.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020.
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