Course: Intellectual Development of Europe 2

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Course title Intellectual Development of Europe 2
Course code KAP/DVE2D
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. Second part of the course is devoted to ideas and conceptions that emerged in Modern and contemporary 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, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Self-study of literature
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 55 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to independently work on particular problems within collective projects. They are able to compose scholarly articles on assigned topics and to present their research.
teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Self-study of literature
One-to-One tutorial
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Oral exam
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Eliade, M. Dějiny náboženského myšlení I - III. Praha, 1995.
  • Fischer, J. O. a kol. Světová literatura, II. díl. Praha: SPN, 1986.
  • Fischer, J. O. a kol. Světová literatura, III. díl. Praha: SPN, 1986.
  • Fischer, J. O. a kol. Světová literatura, IV. díl. Praha: SPN, 1987.
  • Franzen, August; Kyralová, Marie. Malé církevní dějiny. Praha : Zvon, 1995. ISBN 80-7113-119-9.
  • Holzhey, Helmut; Röd, Wolfgang. Filosofie 19. a 20. století. II., Novokantovství, idealismus, realismus a fenomenologie. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2006. ISBN 80-7298-178-1.
  • Röd, Wolfgang. Novověká filosofie. I, Od Francise Bacona po Spinozu. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2001. ISBN 80-7298-039-4.
  • Röd, Wolfgang. Novověká filosofie. II, Od Newtona po Rousseaua. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2004. ISBN 80-7298-109-9.
  • Thorndike, Lynn. A History of Magic and Experimental Science (8 volumes). New York: Macmillan.

Study plans that include the course
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