Final state doctoral examination and defence of the doctoral thesis
The Final State Examination consists of three thematic realms, to which were dedicated special courses in the frame of a doctoral study curriculum.
1) The Metholodogy of the Sciences of Man (Humanities)
2) The History of Aesthetics and Culture
3) Concepts and Methods of Aesthetic Theory
The content is specified in the descriptions of the study courses, but it also takes in consideration the specialization of a candidate.phenomena, to reflect critically present-day sources, to participate in discussion and to resent their arguments in a way focused on facts.
The aim of the Ph.D. theses is to work independently on a specific topic in an innovative way. PhD. students in their theses reflect present-day state of knowledge of the particular issues, on this basis clearly formulate the topic of their thesis, suggesting adequate methods of research, collect the data, evaluate them and analyses them critically, in the conclusions summarize the obtained results, putting them into a wider context of the particular discipline and clearly formulate, in what respect the thesis enlarges, deepens, specifies or corrects the present-day knowledge.
Defence of the Ph.D. thesis consists of the following points: presentation of the Ph.D. student by the supervisor, presentation of main points of the thesis by the Ph.D. student, presentation of thesis reports, reaction to the reports, discussion. After the discussion, the board votes and gives a mark.
Requirements of the study
A disertation in progress - during the whole period of doctoral study.
Defense of the disertational theses - in the 5th semester of study programe.
Publications: publishing continuously during the study and output of at least two articles in the impacted periodicals.
Teaching and tutorship. A doctoral student lectures and participates in the curriculum, he tutors diploma theses up to 10% of his/her study plan.
An academic stage in a foreign country lasting 1 month (min.).
A presentation of a conference paper (at least one international conference).
Suggestion of theses topics and the topics of defended theses
Oleg Sus and his Theory of Absurd
The Poetic Function in the Works of Roman Jakobson
The Aesthetics of Comics and the Popular Culture
Significance of Pavel Vychodil and Josef Pospíšil for the History of the Czech Aesthetics
Analogical Cognition in the Frame of the Neuro-Sciences
The Dimension of Privacy in Joseph Roth's Narrative Prose
The Aesthetic Categories in De Amore
Dandyism and Bohemia: Karásek, Marten, Breisky
Aesthetic Interpretation of Love and Death in Consideration of Hölderlin's and Rilke's Works
Anglo-American Reception Ingarden's Concept of the Literary Work
A Theory of Photography in the Context of Visual Culture: The Question of Aesthetic Evaluation
|Code||Name||Type of Completion||Credits||Term||Profile Cat.|
|FF:ESDS01||Seminar in Theory of Culture||zk||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDS02||Research and Dissertation Theses||zk||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDS03||A Research Paper||z||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDS04||Publication of research results||z||5||-||-|
|FF:ESDS05||History of Aesthetics and Culture||zk||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDS06||Concepts and Methods of the Aesthetic Theory||zk||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDS07||Research and its Sources I.||zk||5||-||-|
|FF:ESDS08||A public presentation / conference||zk||5||-||-|
|FF:ESDS09||Educational stay in abroad||zk||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDS11||Semiotic and Structural Analysis||zk||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDS12||Ethical Criticism of Arts and Culture||zk||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDS16||Tutorship and Teaching||zk||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDSDP||Doctoral thesis (PhD)||z||20||-||-|
|FF:ESDSJ1||Foreign language in use and research I.||k||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDSJ2||Foreign language in use and research II.||k||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDSM1||Methology in Humanities I.||z||10||-||-|
|FF:ESDSM2||Methology in Humanities II.||k||10||-||-|