PH1210 History of Philosophy VI - the 19th and 20th Centuries

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2019
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
Supplier department: Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Tue 12:00–13:40 A11
PH1109 German Idealism - V || PROGRAM ( N - SS ) || PROGRAM ( N - MA )
Completion of History of philosophy V.
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 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 8/40, only registered: 0/40
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
After completing the course the students will be able to explain the major schools of the philosophy between 1850s and early 20th century (positivism, neo-Kantism, irrationalism, Marxism, phenomenology, existentialism) and their methods of argumentation. This knowledge will enable them to critically evaluate current varieties of the schools.
  • 1. Positivism (Comte, Mill, Spencer) 2. W. Dilthey 3. Neo-kantians 4. Kirkegaard 5. Schopenhauer 6. Nietzsche 7. Marx and Marxism 8. Husserl and Phenomenology 9. Pragmatism 10. Analytic philosophy 11. Basic branches of French philosophy of 20th century.
    required literature
  • KOUBA, Pavel. Nietzsche : filosofická interpretace. 2. opr. vyd. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2006. 287 s. ISBN 8072981919. info
  • BLECHA, Ivan. Fenomenologie a existencialismus. Vyd. 1. Olomouc: Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého, 1994. 121 s. ISBN 8070673524. info
    recommended literature
  • MAJOR, Ladislav. Dějiny poklasické filozofie v 19. a na počátku 20. století. 1. vyd. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1991. 110 s. ISBN 80-7066-462-2. info
Teaching methods
Course is based on lectures dealing with major philosophical trends and figures of 19th and 20th philosophy and on independent research.
Assessment methods
A written test based on the lectures and assigned work.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět je určen pouze pro studenty s imatrikulací do jaro 2019, včetně.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020.
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