OVp014 History of Political Theories 1-lecture

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Marta Goňcová, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Marta Goňcová, CSc.
Department of Civics – Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Supplier department: Department of Civics – Faculty of Education
Timetable
Wed 13:00–13:50 učebna 50
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to interpret main problems of political theories from ancient Greece to the 19th century.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to interpret main problems of political theories from ancient Greece to the 19th century.
Syllabus
  • Democracy in Athens. Plato and Aristotle. Roman republic. Political doctrines in Middle Ages. The man, the politics and the ethics in the work of Machiavelli. Reform programmes and Utopia. Theory of natural laws of Hobbes and Locke. Social contract of Rousseau. Enlightement. French revolution in the history of political theories (Burke). American revolution and democracy in the works of de Tocqueville. The man, the country and the society in German philosophy (Kant, Hegel, Fichte). Sociology and psychology in political theories of 19th century - Comte, le Bon. Theory of elites. The society and the the state in works of Marx and Engels. Russian political thinking before the end of 19th century. Anarchism. Czech political thinking.
Literature
    required literature
  • BLACKWELL, Basil. Blackwellova encyklopedie politického myšlení. Edited by Janet Colemanová - William Connolly - Alan Ryan - David Miller, Trans. Vyd. 2., dotisk. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2003. xiii, 560. ISBN 80-85947-56-0. info
  • VALEŠ, Lukáš. Dějiny politických teorií. 2. rozš. vyd. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2007. 270 s. ISBN 9788073800314. info
    recommended literature
  • SVENSSON, Palle. Teorie demokracie : brněnské přednášky. 1. vyd. Brno: Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 1995. 287 s. ISBN 80-85959-02-X. info
  • HLOUŠEK, Vít and Lubomír KOPEČEK. Demokracie. Teorie, modely, osobnosti, podmínky, nepřátelé a perspektivy demokracie (Democracy. Theories, Models, Individualities, Conditions, Enemies and Perspectives of Democracy). 1st ed. Brno: Mezinárodní politologický ústav Masarykovy univerzity, 2003. 379 pp. Sborníky, svazek č.16. ISBN 80-210-3195-6. info
  • Novosád, F. a Smreková, D.(Ed.): Dejiny sociálneho a politického myslenia. Bratislava:Kalligram 2013, 794s.
Teaching methods
Lectures.
Assessment methods
Oral exam with written preparation.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on completion of the course: ZK má dvě části-po úspěšném napsání písemného testu, ústní část ZK.
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022.
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