Course: Philosophy and the Arts

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Course title Philosophy and the Arts
Course code KFI/FAU
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Blahutková Daniela, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1st Antiquity and art, myth and art 2nd Socratic dialogue, Plato, Aristotle - concept art 3rd Greek drama and philosophical problems of human 4th Medieval philosophy and art, tomismus, Dante 5th And Renaissance art, Montaigne, Shakespeare 6th Enlightenment and literature, philosophical novel, Voltaire, Diderot 7th German classical philosophy and art of Kant, Hegel 8th 8th Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Dostoyevsky 9th French existentialism, Sartre, Camus 10th Heidegger and the Arts 11th Phenomenology and art, Ingarden, Patocka 12th Neo-Marxism and the Arts, Fromm, Marcuse, Lukács 13th Postmodernism in philosophy and art? Eco, Lyotard

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 26 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Course requires no special prior knowledge and skills.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to distinguish complicated relation between philosophy and literature. Students will be able to compare the development of philosophy and literature on the base of philosophical and literature texts studying.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Aristotelés. Poetika. 1. vyd. v Orbisu. Praha : Orbis, 1962.
  • Heidegger, Martin. Básnicky bydlí člověk. 1. vyd. Praha : ISE, 1993. ISBN 80-85241-40-4.
  • Kautman, František. Literatura a filosofie. 1. vyd. Praha : Svoboda, 1968.
  • Stark, Stanislav. Filosofie a umění. 1. vyd. Plzeň : ZČU, 1994. ISBN 80-7082-163-9.
  • Volek, Jaroslav. Kapitoly z dějin estetiky : Od antiky k počátku XX. století. 1. vyd. Praha : Panton, 1969.
  • Zima, Petr V. Literární estetika. [. Olomouc : Votobia, 1998. ISBN 80-7198-329-2.

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