nk2333 Philosophy and Ethics in Kinantropology

Faculty of Sports Studies
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
13/7/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Mgr. Vratislav Moudr, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Mgr. Vratislav Moudr, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Mgr. Vratislav Moudr, Ph.D.
Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
Fri 20. 9. 14:40–17:10 A11/236, Fri 18. 10. 14:15–16:45 A11/236, Fri 1. 11. 9:15–11:45 A11/236, Fri 29. 11. 10:05–13:25 A11/236
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
nk2333/01: Fri 11. 10. 14:40–16:20 A11/236, Fri 25. 10. 9:15–10:55 A11/236, Fri 22. 11. 13:50–16:20 A11/236, V. Moudr
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to introduce basic philosophical (and ethical) problems which belong to the kinantropology.
Learning outcomes
Student should get to know fundamental philosophical approaches; their questions and their ways how they are answered.
Student will learn to think about man and his movement, body, mind, cultural system "physical culture" ("sport") in relationship with superior systems of culture and nature. In this way he will create personal attitude to different events and to his own commercial, movement or another ativity in this field.
  • 01. Introduction – development of kinantropology in Czech Rep. and its philosophical discipline, terminology
  • 02. Basic problems and claims of "philosophical kinantropology"
  • 03. System of physical (movement) culture and its subsystems. Physical culture as a subsystem of culture. Relationship between (physical) culture and nature
  • 04. Conflict of cultural and natural evolution (civilization and biosphere) by the view of evolutionary ontology (Josef Šmajs)
  • 05. Evolutonary ontology - human, body, mind. The role of movement (physical) activity in possible biophilous cultural transformation
  • 06. Body in (neo)marxist philosophy
  • 07. Body and mind in analytic philosophy
  • 08. Problems of culture and physical culture (sport) and different searching of causes and solutions
  • 09. Drugs, corruption, aggression
  • 10. Health and nature
  • HOGENOVÁ, Anna. K fenoménu pohybu a myšlení. 1. vyd. Praha : Eurolex Bohemia, 2006. 340 s. ISBN 8086861724.
  • ŠMAJS, Josef; KOHÁK, Erazim. Ohrožená kultura : od evoluční ontologie k ekologické politice. 3. upr. a rozš. vyd.,. Brno : Host, 2011. 269 s. ISBN 9788072944583.
  • JIRÁSEK, Ivo. Filosofická kinantropologie : setkání filosofie, těla a pohybu. 1. vyd. Olomouc : Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2005. 354 s. ISBN 8024411768.
  • HODAŇ, Bohuslav. K problému filozofické kinantropologie. 1. vyd. Olomouc : Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2009. 246 s. ISBN 9788024424361.
  • NOSEK, Jiří. Mysl a tělo v analytické filosofii : úvod do teorií psychofyzického problému. Vyd. 1. Praha : Filosofia, 1997. 202 s. ISBN 8070070919.
  • HOGENOVÁ, Anna. Etika a sport. Dotisk 1. vyd. Praha : Karolinum, 2000. 119 s. ISBN 8071844993.
Teaching methods
lectures, class discussions, homeworks, reading of short texts.
Assessment methods
written or oral exam.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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