ESA003 Seminar in the History of Aesthetics

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Ondřej Krajtl (lecturer)
Mgr. Lenka Lee, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Petr Osolsobě, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tereza Čechová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Barbora Kundračíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Radim Ošmera (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Hana Řehulková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Petr Osolsobě, Ph.D.
Department of Aesthetics - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Ing. Ivana Vašinová
Supplier department: Department of Aesthetics - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Wed 10:50–12:25 B2.44
Prerequisites
ESA001 Seminar in Aesthetics
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Course Enrolment Limitations
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Course objectives
The course is designed for students in their second semester. The seminar introduces students to the milestones in aesthetic thought in the history of western culture. The courses focusses on reading and interpreting the basic texts in the area. Students are encouraged to work independently to develop the ability to analyse problems and recognise and use basic aesthetic terminology in their written work.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introductory lesson
  • 2. Plato: Hippias Maior, Symposium
  • 3. Plato: Republic (III. and X.), Phaedrus, Ion
  • 4. Aristotle: Poetics
  • 5. Medieval Aesthetics, Patristics, Scholasticism
  • 6. Scottish Enlightenment, David Hume, Anthony A. C. Shaftesbury, Edmund Burke
  • 7. Classical German Aesthetics: Immanuel Kant, G. W. F. Hegel, Friedrich Schiller, romantické myšlení v estetice
  • 8. Czech Aesthetics: František Palacký, Johann Friedrich Herbart, Gustav Fechner, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
  • 9. František Xaver Šalda, Otakar Hostinský
  • 10. Basics of Semiotics and Structuralism
  • 11. Jan Mukařovský: Aesthetic function, norm and value as social facts
  • 12. Umberto Eco: Intentio Lectoris: The State of the Art
Literature
  • PLATÓN. Ión (Přít.) : Hippias Větší ; Hippias Menší ; Ión ; Menexenos. info
  • SHAKESPEARE, William. Macbeth. Translated by Martin Hilský. Vyd. 2. Brno: Atlantis, 2008. 117 s. ISBN 9788071082996. info
  • SHAKESPEARE, William. Macbeth. Translated by Martin Hilský. Vyd. 2. Brno: Atlantis, 2008. 117 s. ISBN 9788071082996. info
  • Dějiny krásy. Edited by Umberto Eco, Translated by Gabriela Chalupská. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2005. 439 s. ISBN 8072036777. info
  • PLATÓN. Ústava. Translated by František Novotný. 4., opr. vyd. Praha: OIKOYMENH, 2005. 427 s. ISBN 8072981420. info
  • PLATÓN. Parmenidés ; Filébos ; Symposion ; Faidros ; Alkibiadés I, II ; Hipparchos ; Milovníci. Translated by František Novotný. Vyd. 1. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2003. 430 s. ISBN 8072980637. info
  • MUKAŘOVSKÝ, Jan. Studie I, II. 2000. info
  • ARISTOTELÉS. Rétorika ;Poetika. Translated by Antonín Kříž. V překladu A.K. 2. vyd. Praha: Rezek, 1999. 555 s. ISBN 80-86027-14-7. info
  • GOMBRICH, E. H. Příběh umění. Translated by Miroslava Gregorová. Vyd. v češtině 2. (rev.),. Praha: Argo, 1997. 683 s. ISBN 8072031430. info
  • HENCKMANN, Wolfhart and Konrad LOTTER. Estetický slovník. Translated by Dušan Prokop. Vyd. 1. Praha: Svoboda, 1995. 229 s. ISBN 8020504788. info
  • SOFOKLÉS. Antigona. 1. vyd. Praha: Orbis, 1965. 64 s. info
  • GILBERTOVÁ, Katharine Everett and Helmut KUHN. Dějiny estetiky [Gilbertová, 1965]. Vyd. 1. Praha: Státní nakladatelství krásné literatury a umění, 1965. 502 s. info
  • SVOBODA, Karel [estetik. Vývoj antické estetiky. Praha: Orbis, 1926. info
  • NOVOTNÝ, František. Gymnasion : úvahy o řecké kultuře. V Praze: Nákladem Gustava Voleského, 1922. info
  • SOFOKLÉS, ca. 496 př. Kr.-406 př. Král Oidipus ; Slídiči : Slídiči (Přít.). Translated by Ferdinand Stiebitz. V Praze: Fr. Borový, 1920. 155 s. info
Teaching methods
Reading and interpretation of the basic texts of aesthetics; theoretical interpretation of the history of aesthetics.
Assessment methods
Conditions for successful completion of the course are as follows:

1.During the semester student must submit three essays on specified topics. Each essay is evaluated max. of 100 points thus a student may reach max. of 300 points per semester. The limit required for successful completion of the course is 225 points from the essays. Acceptable is one grammatical mistake per a standard page. Students will deposit their essays into the Homework Vaults till the deadline set by the teacher.

2. During semester students must complete three tests. Each test is evaluated max. of 100 points thus a student may reach max. of 300 points per semester. The lower limit of the course is 225 points from tests. The subject of examination will be given by texts and knowledge of the subject matter discussed in the seminar lessons. Dates of tests will be announced in advance.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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