PH1109 History of Philosophy V - German Idealism

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. Dr. phil. Jakub Mácha, Ph.D. (lecturer)
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
Thu 10:50–12:25 B2.32
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PH1106 Renaissance - III || PROGRAM ( N - SS ) || PROGRAM ( N - MA )
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
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Course objectives
The goal of the course History of Philosophy V is to introduce students to philosophy of German idealism with an emphasis on I. Kant´s work;
At the end of the course students should be able to explain the essential problems of Kant´s critical philosophy.
  • Introduction to German Idealism
  • Kant: Critique of Pure Reason
  • Kant: Critique of Judgment
  • Fichte: The Science of Knowing
  • Schelling: The System of Transcendental Idealism
    required literature
  • KANT, Immanuel. Kritika čistého rozumu. Translated by Jaromír Loužil - Jiří Chotaš - Ivan Chvatík. 1. vyd. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2001. 567 s. ISBN 80-7298-035-1. info
  • KANT, Immanuel. Kritika soudnosti : Kritik der Urtheilskraft (Orig.). Translated by Vladimír Špalek - Walter Hansel. Vyd. 1. Praha: Odeon, 1975. 271 s. info
  • FICHTE, Johann Gottlieb. Základ všeho vědosloví jako rukopis pro vlastní posluchače. Translated by Richard Zika. Vyd. 1. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2007. 259 s. ISBN 9788072981908. info
    recommended literature
  • FICHTE, Johann Gottlieb. O pojmu vědosloví ; Druhý úvod do vědosloví ; Pokus o nové podání vědosloví. Translated by Jindřich Karásek. Vyd. 1. Praha: Filosofia, 2008. 132 s. ISBN 9788070072806. info
  • PATZIG, Günther. Immanuel Kant: Jak jsou možné syntetické soudy a priori? Translated by Jan Kuneš. 2., opr. vyd. Praha: Filosofia, 2003. 87 s. ISBN 8070071877. info
    not specified
  • Robert Stern, Hegel, Kant and the structure of the object, London: Routledge, 1990..
  • SCHELLING, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph. Systém transcendentálního idealismu. Translated by Jindřich Karásek - Jan Patočka. Vyd. 1. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2014. 271 s. ISBN 9788072984305. info
Teaching methods
lectures, discussions, written tests
lecture attendence is not mandatory
knowledge of lecture subject matter and written test attendance is mandatory
Assessment methods
2 tests during lessons (16 points each) + essay 12600 chars -+ 10% (16 points)
You need to get at least 36 points to fulfill the colloquium
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
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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