OVp101 Czech Philosophy (selected chapters)

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. PhDr. Petr Jemelka, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Petr Jemelka, Dr.
Department of Civics - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Supplier department: Department of Civics - Faculty of Education
Wed 7:30–8:15 učebna 30
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
The course focuses on more recent history of the Czech philosophical thinking. Its aim is to present the main themes addressed and major authors in contexts-historical development and changes of the world of science and philosophy. Used to a deeper understanding of our spiritual culture as an essential part of our national identity.
  • 1. Sources for the study of Modern Czech Philosophy 2. The Czech philosophy in 19th century (Enlightenment and Hegelianism herbartism as the roots of modern Czech science and philosophy) 3. Czech positivism and its role and limits of positivism critics 4. Masaryk as philosopher 5. Interwar stage of the Czech philosophical thinking (directions, authors, themes) 6. Post-war development, the establishment of Marxism 7. Czech philosophy in-exile and samizdat 8. An outline shape of our philosophy since 1989 9. The Czech environmental philosophy and ethics
    required literature
  • ZOUHAR, Jan. Dějiny českého filozofického myšlení do roku 1968 : stručný přehled. Vyd. 1. [Brno]: Academicus, 2008. 155 s. ISBN 9788087192023. info
    recommended literature
  • GABRIEL, Jiří, Josef KROB, Helena PAVLINCOVÁ and Jan ZOUHAR. Slovník českých filozofů (Dictionary of Czech Philosophers). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 1998. 697 pp. ISBN 80-210-1840-2. info
Teaching methods
Lecture. In addition, the student will acquire the ability to read the original philosophical text, process specialist text for their own future use (abstract).
Assessment methods
Credit - abstract.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2017, recent)
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