Course: Intellectual Development of Europe 1

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Course title Intellectual Development of Europe 1
Course code KAP/DVE1D
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Demjančuk Nikolaj, Doc. PhDr. CSc.
Course content
The course cultivates methodological perspectives and synthetic view of European culture as an integrated and interconnected system. First part is devoted to Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance spiritual culture, which will be presented through classical works of poets and prose writers, artists, philosophers, scholars and theologists.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, One-to-One tutorial, Seminar classes, Self-study of literature
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students are able to work independently on particular problems within collective research projects. Students are able to analyze particular research problems and solve particular research questions. Students are able to formulate statements in scholarly articles and verify or falsify them.
teaching methods
Collaborative instruction
Self-study of literature
One-to-One tutorial
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Oral exam
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Armstrong, A. H. Filosofie pozdní antiky. Praha: OIKOYMENH, 2002.
  • Cancory, Luciano. Dějiny řecké literatury. Praha: KLP, 2001.
  • Conte, Gian Biagio; Bartoňková, Dagmar. Dějiny římské literatury. Praha : Koniash Latin Press, 2003. ISBN 80-85917-87-4.
  • Curtius, Ernst Robert. Evropská literatura a latinský středověk. Praha : Triáda, 1998. ISBN 80-86138-07-0.
  • De Libera, Alain. Středověká filosofie : byzantská, islámská, židovská a latinská filosofie. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2001. ISBN 80-7298-026-2.
  • Eliade, Mircea. Dějiny náboženského myšlení I : od doby kamenné po eleusinská mystéria. Praha : ISE, 1995.
  • Eliade, Mircea. Dějiny náboženského myšlení II : Od Gautamy Buddhy k triumfu křesťanství. Praha : Oikoymenh, 1996. ISBN 80-86005-19-4.
  • Eliade, Mircea. Dějiny náboženského myšlení III : od Muhammada po dobu křesťanských reforem. Praha : Oikoymenh, 1997. ISBN 80-86005-53-4.
  • Fischer. Světová literatura. 1.díl. Praha: SPN, 1984.
  • Franzen, August; Kyralová, Marie. Malé církevní dějiny. Praha : Zvon, 1995. ISBN 80-7113-119-9.
  • Graeser, Andreas. Řecká filosofie klasického období : sofisté, Sókratés a sokratikové, Platón a Aristotelés. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2000. ISBN 80-7298-019-X.
  • Thorndike, Lynn. A History of Magic and Experimental Science (8 volumes). New York: Macmillan.

Study plans that include the course
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