Course: Philosophical Anthropology

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Course title Philosophical Anthropology
Course code KFI/FIA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Jabůrek Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Blecha Ivan, prof. PhDr. CSc.
Course content
Introduction to philosophical anthropology, an overview of theories about the nature of man, specific anthropological elements, areas of his being and behavior. An outline of the holistic concept of man. The core course is a description of the emergence and development of philosophical anthropology in the 20th century and the Enlightenment - Kantian inspiration (I. Kant, M. Scheler, H. Plessner, A. Gehlen). Similarly, the position of man at the beginning of the postmodern era. Structure of course: 1) General knowledge of philosophical anthropology 2) Man - work and action 3) Man - nature and technique 4) Man - religion and belief 5) Man - individual and society

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Homework for Teaching - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Introduction to philosophical anthropology, an overview of theories about the nature of man, specific anthropological elements, areas of his being and behavior. An outline of the holistic concept of man. The core course is a description of the emergence and development of philosophical anthropology in the 20th century and the Enlightenment - Kantian inspiration (I. Kant, M. Scheler, H. Plessner, A. Gehlen). Similarly, the position of man at the beginning of the postmodern era.
An overview of the issues.
Prerequisites
For registration course there are no pre-assumptions.

Assessment methods and criteria
Dialog, Seminar Work

Active participation and development of seminar work.
Recommended literature
  • Horyna, Břetislav. (1999). Počátky filosofické antropologie . Brno.


Study plans that include the course
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