Course: Philosophical Logic

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Course title Philosophical Logic
Course code KFI/FLHK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
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
  • Dostálová Ludmila, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Dach Stefanie, 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
Skills demonstration, Textual studies, Lecture, Practicum
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 54 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Basic knowledge of modern logic.
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
Skills demonstration
assessment methods
Combined exam
Skills demonstration during practicum
Continuous assessment
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 Theory and Philosophy of Communication (14-1,2) Philosophy, theology 1 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Theory and Philosophy of Communication (14-3) Philosophy, theology 1 Winter