PHBS Social and Political Philosophy

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020

The course is not taught in Spring 2020

Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Radim Bělohrad, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Radim Bělohrad, Ph.D.
Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The goal of the course is to provide students with basic systematic overview of social and political philosophy. At the end of the course students should be able to explain the key concepts and theories in political philosophy and present their own justified opinions on their character.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students will be able to:
- list the key problems in social a political philosophy
- analyze the key problems in social and political philosophy
- present the key arguments in the given problems
- defend his or her opinion on the key arguments.
  • Society, the emergence and role of state, political authority
  • Democracy
  • Justice
  • Rights
  • Liberty
  • Equality
  • Oppression, feminism, multiculturalism
  • International affairs, global justice
  • WOLFF, Jonathan. An introduction to political philosophy. First published. xii, 215. ISBN 9780199296095. info
  • Povinná literatura je součástí doprovodné e-learningové podpory
  • Contemporary debates in political philosophy. Edited by Thomas Christiano - John Philip Christman. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xiii, 473. ISBN 9781405133227. info
  • A companion to contemporary political philosophy. Edited by Robert E. Goodin - Philip Pettit. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1995. xiii, 679. ISBN 0-631-17993-3. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, seminars.
Assessment methods
Written test, 8-10 open questions, min. 60 per cent to pass.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: kombinovaná forma: 16 hodin/semestr.

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