Course: Philosophy of History 2

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Course title Philosophy of History 2
Course code KFI/FDP2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
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
Hegel and German historic school. The Philosophy of history between Mankind and Nation. Marx, Nietzsche, positivism - tree ways of the post- classical Philosophy of History. Historians criticizes the Philosophy of history, from Niebuhr to Buckhard. Historism and Naturism. Neo-kantians concept of history. Max Weber. Ernst Troelscht. The Criticism of Philosophy of history and the Criticism of ideology. Anti-totalitarianism and the Criticism of Philosophy of history - The Dialectic of Enlightenment, Meaning of History, Open Society and its Enemies. The Philosophy of history on later Age and one on post- modern condition.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 29 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 of post -classical Philosophy of history and they will taught to use the key terms of the post- classical Philosophy of history. They summarize the main ideas of the significant philosophers who were concerned with problems of Philosophy of history and criticism of Philosophy of history.
teaching methods
Interactive lecture
assessment methods
Test
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Burckhardt, Jacob. Úvahy o světových dějinách. 2. vyd. (ve Votobii 1. vyd.). Olomouc : Votobia, 1996. ISBN 80-7198-149-4.
  • Mannheim, Karl. Ideologie a utopie : přednášky a eseje. 1. vyd. Bratislava : Archa, 1991. ISBN 80-7115-022-3.
  • Marx, Karel. Spisy I. Praha, 1956.
  • Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich. Manifest komunistické strany : Pomocná kniha k občanské nauce na školách 2. cyklu. Praha : SPN, 1984.
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm. Nečasové úvahy. Praha : Mladá fronta, 1992. ISBN 80-204-0287-1.
  • Popper, Karl Raimund. Bída historicismu. 1. vyd. Praha : ISE, 1994. ISBN 80-85241-75-7.
  • Popper, Karl Raimund. Otevřená společnost a její nepřátelé II. Vlna proroctví: Hegel, Marx a co následovalo. Praha : ISE, 1994. ISBN 80-85241-54-4.
  • Weber, Max. Autorita, etika a společnost : Pohled sociologa do dějin. 1. čes. vyd. Praha : Mladá fronta, 1997. ISBN 80-204-0611-5.
  • Weber, Max; Havelka, Miloš. Metodologie, sociologie a politika. Praha : Oikoymenh, 1998. ISBN 80-86005-48-8.


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 (16-2) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-3) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-4) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (17-1) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-3) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-4) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (16-2) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (17-1) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer