Philosophy and the Culture

Ac.Year:2010/2011 (Not opened)
IT-BC-3BIT-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MBI-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MBS-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MGM-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MGM.-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MIN-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MIN.-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MIS-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MIS.-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MMI-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MMM-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MPS-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MPV-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MSK-Compulsory-Elective - group H
Language of Instruction:Czech
Type of
Guarantor:Klapetek Milan, Mgr. (ILL)
Faculty:Centre of Education and Counselling of BUT
Learning objectives:
  To make the students familiar, besides the main cultural and philosophical streams of the past and the present, also with some mindless and heretic branches delineating the process of seeking and the development.
  The course of studies stresses the significance of cultural background for modern man, as an essential ethic and intellectual foundation giving birth to incentives taken from the philosophical and religious conceptions about the creation and the functioning of the world, the nature, society and the civilization.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  No prerequisity knowledge is called for.
Learning outcomes and competencies:
  The knowledge acquired will increase the general level of education of the students, and will contribute to the cultivation of mind, will provide for the education to tolerance and will be positive to the creation of own conscious and harmonic image of the world.
Syllabus of lectures:
  • Nature and the substance of the culture
  • Basic types of the society
  • Mythology and religion as the first key to the world
  • Basic information about the world religions
  • Religion in the art
  • The Greek world in the mind and the esthetics
  • Greek philosophy and its essential building blocks
  • Greek philosophy as the teacher of life
  • Life, mind and art in the ancient times
  • Renaissance and its new paradigma
  • New image of the world and the new place the human beings find themselves in
  • Modern art
  • Post-modern situation
Fundamental literature:
  • Průvodce dějinami evropského myšlení, Praha, 1985 (in Czech)
  • Filosofická čítanka, Praha, 1971 (in Czech)
  • Slovník světového malířství, Praha, 1991 (in Czech)
Study literature:
  1. Anzenbacher, A.: Dějiny filosofie. Praha, 1990 (in Czech)
Exam prerequisites:
  Presence at the lectures with passing the test and furnishing a written work.

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