ESDS11 Semiotic and Structural Analysis

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. Mgr. Rostislav Niederle, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
prof. PhDr. Petr Osolsobě, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Rostislav Niederle, Ph.D.
Department of Aesthetics - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Ing. Ivana Vašinová
Supplier department: Department of Aesthetics - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites
A partial fulfilment of a dissertation in progress.
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 1. to introduce semiotics as a vital branch offering basic concepts for aesthetic analysis, 2. to offer art as well as its critics as a sign activity sui generis. Theories, concepts and methods are assigned to abovementioned spheres.
Learning outcomes
Student is able to analyze an work of art in a semiotic way.
Syllabus
  • sign, significance syntax, semantics, pragmatics Peirce, Saussure, Frege meaning and art critics role of epistemology in art valuing codes, decoding abduction, inference on the best explanation constructivism aesthetic realism, modernism gestalt emotive-valuing sign semantic gesture symptomaticity, aysmptomaticity archetyp, type – token – tone
Literature
  • SEDLÁČEK, Marek. Eco, Umberto. Teorie sémiotiky (A Theory of Semiotics) (A Theory of Semiotics). (Translated by Marek Sedláček). 1. vyd. Brno: JAMU, 2004. 410 pp. JAMU. ISBN 80-85429-99-3. info
  • NAGEL, Ernest and James R. NEWMAN. Gödelův důkaz. Edited by Douglas R. Hofstadter. 1. vyd. Brno: Vutium, 2003. xxiii, 126. ISBN 80-214-2369-2. info
  • PEIRCE, Charles Sanders. Sémiotika. Edited by Bohumil Palek. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1997. viii, 335. ISBN 8071843563. info
  • PEIRCE, Charles Sanders. Sémiotika. Edited by Bohumil Palek. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1997. viii, 335. ISBN 8071843563. info
  • FUKAČ, Jiří. Základy hudební sémiotiky. Vyd. 1. V Brně: Masarykova univerzita, 1992. 303 s. ISBN 8021005661. info
  • FUKAČ, Jiří. Základy hudební sémiotiky. Vyd. 1. V Brně: Masarykova univerzita, 1992. 233 s. ISBN 8021003731. info
  • FUKAČ, Jiří. Základy hudební sémiotiky. D. 3. V Brně: Masarykova univerzita, 1992. ISBN 80-210-0567-X. info
  • FUKAČ, Jiří. Pojmosloví hudební komunikace. Vyd. 1. Brno: Rektorát Masarykovy univerzity, 1991. 114 s. ISBN 80-210-0245-X. info
  • KARBUSICKÝ, Vladimír. Grundriss der musikalischen Semantik. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1986. ix, 316 s. ISBN 3-534-01785-4. info
  • ECO, Umberto. A theory of semiotics. 1st Midland book ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979. ix, 354. ISBN 0253359554. info
  • OSOLSOBĚ, Ivo. Divadlo, které mluví, zpívá a tančí : teorie jedné komunikační formy. 1. vyd. Praha: Editio Supraphon, 1974. 242 s. info
  • ECO, Umberto. Einführung in die Semiotik. München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1972. ISBN 3-7705-0633-2. info
Teaching methods
Regular lectures and class discussions.
Assessment methods
The course is finalized by a written test.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
General note: Obecné podmínky ukončování kursů Semináře estetiky.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Jen pro doktorandské studium !
Teacher's information
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/peirce-semiotics/
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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