Course: Philosophical Logic

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Course title Philosophical Logic
Course code KFI/FLH
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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
  • Dostálová Ludmila, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The topics: the subject-matter of logic, logical monism and logical pluralism, Frege and foundations of logical semantics, Russell's theory of definite descriptions, semantics of proper names, logical and semantic paradoxes, definitions, (alethic) modal logic, possible world semantics, deontic logic, epistemic logic, many-valued logic, intuitionist logic

Learning activities and teaching methods
Textual studies, Lecture
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 52 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Course requires no special prior knowledge and skills.
learning outcomes
Students will deepen their knowledge of the nature of the subject-matter of logic and of its methods and of philosophical problems connected with development of various logical systems. They will master the related professional terminology. They will also get acquainted with languages of non-classical logics, with fundamental motivations of their development and applications of the systems.
teaching methods
Textual studies
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • Kolář, Petr. Argumenty filosofické logiky. Praha : Filosofia, 1999. ISBN 80-7007-121-4.
  • Peregrin, Jaroslav. Kapitoly z analytické filosofie. Vyd. 1. Praha : Filosofia, 2005. ISBN 80-7007-207-5.
  • Peregrin, Jaroslav. Logika a logiky : systém klasické výrokové logiky, jeho rozšíření a alternativy. Vyd. 1. Praha : Academia, 2004. ISBN 80-200-1187-0.
  • Tugendhat, Ernst; Wolf, Ursula. Logicko-sémantická propedeutika. [1. vyd.]. Praha : Petr Rezek, 1997. ISBN 80-86027-02-3.
  • V. Svoboda - J. Peregrin. Od jazyka k logice. 2009.

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 Analytic Philosophy and Philosophy of Sciences (11-1,2,3) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter