UZPHK2104 Contemporary Philosophy

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
doc. Mgr. Radim Bělohrad, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Radim Brázda, Dr. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Dagmar Pichová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. BcA. Jiří Raclavský, 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 introduce students to the key schools, authors and arguments in contemporary Anglo-American, French and German philosophy.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students will be able to understand and the basic concepts and explain the key theories and describe the key figures in contemporary German, French and Anglo-American philosophy.
  • Contemporary German philosophy
  • Contemporary French philosophy
  • Contemporary Anglo-American Philosophy
    recommended literature
  • SINGER, Peter. Practical ethics. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiii, 337. ISBN 9780521707688. info
  • BERGSON, Henri. Myšlení a pohyb. 1. vyd. Praha: Mladá fronta, 2003. 279 s. ISBN 8020410082. info
  • DESCOMBES, Vincent. Stejné a jiné : čtyřicetpět let francouzské filosofie (1933-1978). 1. vyd. Praha: Oikoymenh, 1995. 181 s. ISBN 8085241749. info
  • PARFIT, Derek. Reasons and persons. Repr. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987. xv, 543. ISBN 9780198249085. info
    not specified
  • HORYNA, Břetislav. Filosofie posledních let před koncem filosofie :kapitoly ze současné německé filosofie. Vyd. 1. Praha: KLP - Koniasch Latin Press, 1998. 348 s. ISBN 80-85917-49-1. info
  • MARQUARD, Odo and Peter SLOTERDIJK. Pluralita, skepse, tonalita. Translated by Břetislav Horyna. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1998. 84 s. ISBN 8021019328. info
Teaching methods
lecture, discussions
Assessment methods
Written test- 9 questions, minimal pass level 60 percent; 1 absence allowed.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 10 hodin konzultací.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět je určen jen pro studenty s imatrikulací do jaro 2019, včetně.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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