PH0001 Philosophy for Non-Philosophical Disciplines Students

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2014
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Mgr. Zdeňka Jastrzembská, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Dr. phil. Jakub Mácha, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Dagmar Pichová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Jiří Svoboda, CSc. (lecturer)
PhDr. Josef Petrželka, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Josef Krob, CSc.
Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Hana Holmanová
Supplier department: Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
PH0001/DP: Fri 9:10–10:45 C33, D. Pichová
PH0001/JM: Thu 17:30–19:05 C33, J. Mácha
PH0001/JS: Thu 12:30–14:05 C33, J. Svoboda
PH0001/ZJ: Tue 23. 9. to Sun 14. 12. Tue 10:50–12:25 C33, Z. Jastrzembská
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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 720 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 19/720, only registered: 0/720
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 176 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The main objectives of the course can be summarized as follows: to explain the system of Western philosophical tradition. Students will get to know the basic philosophical notions and problems and they will be able to explain European cultural tradition and history of ideas in the context of philosophical thought.
  • 1. Basic problems of philosophy,subject of philosophy, main philosophical disciplines.
  • 2. Ontology
  • 3. Epistemology
  • 4. Philosophy of Language
  • 5. Philosophy of Science
  • 6. Ethics
    required literature
  • PEREGRIN, Jaroslav. Filozofie pro normální lidi. Illustrated by Luboš Bokštefl. Praha: Dokořán, 2008. 142 stran. ISBN 9788073631925. info
  • BOCHEŃSKI, Józef Maria. Cesta k filozofickému myšlení. Vyd. 3., v Academii 1. Praha: Academia, 2001. 93 s. ISBN 8020008535. info
    recommended literature
  • BLECHA, Ivan. Filosofie. 4. opr. a rozš. vyd. Olomouc: Nakladatelství Olomouc, 2002. 279 s. ISBN 80-7182-147-0. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written test consisting of 5 - 10 open questions focusing on themes presented during lectures. Minimum pass level 80%.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
General note: platí pro obory,které nejsou v~kombinaci s~filozofií.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1999, Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020.
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