PHK1109 History of Philosophy V - German Idealism

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 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
Fri 20. 10. 10:50–12:25 A11, Fri 24. 11. 10:50–12:25 A11, Fri 15. 12. 10:50–12:25 A11
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PHK1207 Modern Times - IV
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
Main objective of the course is to introduce students to the philosophy of I. Kant and German Idealism. Students will learn about main problems of Kantś transcendental idealism, their genesis, structure and solutions proposed by Kant. They will be able to explain the content and method of The Critique of Pure Reason, they will learn basics of Kantś practical philosophy and they will be able to understand the significance of Kantś philosophy in modern European culture.
  • 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 praktického rozumu. Translated by Jaromír Loužil. 1. vyd. Praha: Svoboda, 1996. 306 s. ISBN 8020505075. info
  • KANT, Immanuel. Kritika soudnosti : Kritik der Urtheilskraft (Orig.). Translated by Vladimír Špalek - Walter Hansel, Edited by Milan Sobotka. Vyd. 1. Praha: Odeon, 1975. 271 s. info
    recommended literature
  • Emmerich Coreth, Filosofie 17. a 18. století, Olomouc 2002, zejm. kap. AIV, A V, C, D, E.
Teaching methods
e-learning, consultations
Assessment methods
2 e-learning tests (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.
General note: Informace o rozvrhu kurzu najdete zde:
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: celkem 6 hod. konzultací.
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 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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