Course: Philosophy and World Literature

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Course title Philosophy and World Literature
Course code KFI/FSL
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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)
  • Blahutková Daniela, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
This topics will be focused: Illustrations of texts and their philosophical reflection. Philosophical result of interpretation in literature: philosophy and the world opinion, philosophy of human and history, philosophy of value, freedom and responsibility. Comments to the methodics of work with beautiful literature in seminar and absovent works of humanistic studies. Topic of seminar lessons: 1. Epos about Gilgames 2. Sofokles - King Oidipus, Antigoné 3. Faust 4. Voltaire - Micromegas 5. Kafka - Proměna

Learning activities and teaching methods
Textual studies, Lecture
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 16 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Course requires no special prior knowledge and skills.
learning outcomes
Students will earn the basic vision of the progress of relationship between philosophy and "beautiful literature" in historical periods. They will compare and evaluate philosophical view of some of important literar works, since Antiquity till now. Some of theoretical thesis and ideas connected with philosophical reflection of literar work will be presented to them.
teaching methods
Lecture
Textual studies
assessment methods
Test
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Výběr z textů. Bělohradský, Kosík, Patočka, Šalda, Lyotard, Camus, Gadamer.


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