Course: Reading and Interpretation of Latin Philosophical Texts

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Course title Reading and Interpretation of Latin Philosophical Texts
Course code KFI/ITLFB
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
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)
  • Pavlas Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
At the seminary philosophical texts written in foreign language will be read, analyzed and interpreted. The texts will be chosen according to specializations and abilities of the students in the seminary group. Texts will be published at the beginning of the semester on the website of Courseware.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Students' portfolio, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Self-study of literature, Textual studies
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 36 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 58 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Course requires no special prior knowledge and skills
course is guided in Czech and Latin
learning outcomes
Students are able to interpret specific passage of philosophical source-text written in foreign language without the help of Czech translation. Students are able to identify applied terminology and critically review its translation. They are also able to translate passages of the text that will be cited in their papers or seminary works.
teaching methods
Seminar
Textual studies
Students' self-study
Discussion
assessment methods
Combined exam
Skills demonstration during seminar
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Aktuální seminární textu budou zveřejněny před zahájením výuky na Courseware..


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