FF:PHA0001 Phil. for Non-Philosophers - Course Information
PHA0001 Philosophy for Non-Philosophical Disciplines StudentsFaculty of Arts
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
- doc. Mgr. Radim Bělohrad, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. PhDr. Josef Krob, CSc.
Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
- Fri 10:00–11:40 B2.32
- Fluent English
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 26/30, only registered: 2/30
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 433 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- The goal of the course is to enable students to:
understand and explain the research fields of philosohy;
work with information on the key concepts in each field;
make reasoned judgments about key philosophical issues;
understand the subject matter of metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of science and ethics.
- Learning outcomes
- After completing the course the successful student will be able to:
- list and describe the key disciplines in philosophy
- explain the role of philosophy and humanities in contemporary society
- employ the methods of critical thinking
- identify basic logical fallacies
- outline the basic problems and arguments in metaphysics, ethics, epistemology, philsophy of science, language and religion.
- Introduction to philosophy - the role in today´s world.
- Critical thinking
- Philosophy of mind
- Philosophy of language
- Philosophy of science
- recommended literature
- Introduction to philosophy : classical and contemporary readings. Edited by Louis P. Pojman - James Fieser. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University, 2008. x, 694. ISBN 9780195311617. info
- BLACKBURN, Simon. Think : a compelling introduction to philosophy. 1st pub. Oxford: Oxford University, 1999. vii, 312. ISBN 9780192100245. info
- APPIAH, Anthony. Necessary questions :an introduction to philosophy. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1989. 240 s. ISBN 0-13-611328-1. info
- NAGEL, Thomas. What does it all mean? : a very short introduction to philosophy. New York: Oxford University, 1987. 101 s. ISBN 9780195052169. info
- Teaching methods
- Assigned readings, seminars
- Assessment methods
- Written final test. Min. score 60 percent. 2 unexcused absences allowed.
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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