Course: Philosophy of History 1

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Course title Philosophy of History 1
Course code KFI/FDP1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Profant Martin, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The development of modern Science and rise of the modern concept of history. Ancient and modern concept of history. The modern theories of state and of society as the prerequisites of the rise of Philosophy of history. Theodicy. The Jewish messianism, Christian stories of Saving, and the philosophy of history. The philosophy of history, human rights and civil society: Hume and Voltaire, Leibniz and Herder, Rousseau and Kant. Hegel.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 22 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Course requires no special prior knowledge and skills.
learning outcomes
Students will be explicate the main interpretations of both historical and systematical meaning and they will taught to use the key terms of the Philosophy of history. They summarize the main ideas of the significant philosophers who were concerned with problems of history.
teaching methods
Interactive lecture
Seminar
assessment methods
Test
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Arendt, Hannah. Mezi minulostí a budoucností : osm cvičení v politickém myšlení. 1. vyd. Brno : Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2002. ISBN 80-85959-92-5.
  • Diderot, Denis. Setkání s Filozofem : výbor z díla. Praha : MF, 1984.
  • Hegel. Filosofie dějin. Pelhřimov, 2004.
  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich. Fenomenologie ducha. Praha : Nakladatelství Československé akademie věd, 1960. ISBN null.
  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich. Základy filosofie práva. Praha : Academia, 1992. ISBN 80-200-0296-0.
  • Kant, Immanuel. Idea všeobecných dějin ve světoobčanském ohledu. Praha : Filosofia, 1992.
  • Kant, Immanuel. K věčnému míru : filosofický projekt : O obecném rčení: Je-li něco správné v teorii, nemusí se to ještě hodit v praxi. Praha : Oikoymenh, 1999. ISBN 80-86005-55-2.
  • Kant, Immanuel. Základy metafyziky mravů. Praha : Svoboda, 1990. ISBN 80-205-0152-5.
  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm. Theodicea : pojednání o dobrotě Boha, svobodě člověka a původu zla. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2004. ISBN 80-7298-094-7.
  • Rousseau, Jean Jacques; Čechák, Vladimír. Rozpravy. Praha : Svoboda, 1989. ISBN 80-205-0064-2.
  • Sobotka, Milan. Stati k Hegelově Fenomenologii a Filozofii práva. Praha : Karolinum, 1993.
  • Vico, Giambattista. Základy nové vědy a společné přirozenosti národů. Praha : Academia, 1991. ISBN 80-200-0051-8.
  • Voltaire, François Marie; Kozák, J. B.; Miškovská, V. T.; Soukup, Ferdinand. Voltaire myslitel a bojovník. II, církev, stát a právo. Praha : Státní nakladatelství politické literatury, 1957.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-4) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (16-2) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (17-1) Philosophy, theology 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-3) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-3) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-4) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (16-2) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (17-1) Philosophy, theology 3 Winter