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Philosophical Topics of Human

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2383015 Z 2 1P+1C Czech
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Department of Management and Economics
Synopsis:

Course make for deepen view of situation man in modern world namely especially

concerning topics, which get younger generation (generational and cultural shift, „postmodern“

crisis funds etc.), and too concerning their profession course (life way, creativity, thinking and emotivity, human freedom and self-control aj.). Course connection standpoint biological, psychological, social and spiritual.

Purposes course indeed there're not only all-round „information“ about man and his exercise in life. Second fundamental purposes is further evolution of intellectual and communicative abilities of students. Course has nurse ability independent critical thinking and independent

argumentation and look.

Requirements:

Requirements for credit: attendance, active participation, discussion of the lectures or individual oral or written presentations.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Confrontation of philosophical view of man. Has man soul? (Platon).

2.Duality of thinking and fleshliness (R. Descartes).

3.Man, freedom, self-control (I. Kant).

4.Man - animal with memories (F. Nietzsche). Man as biological, cultural, social, spiritual being. Gene v. „mems“ (biological vs. cultural conditionality).

5.About fear and antithesis of life. Life way, searching the meaning of life, life crisis, self-cognition, self-formation.

6.Creativity of man. All-round conception of intelligence.

7.What are the „archetype“ (fundamental mental topics). Examples of „archetypes“ on particular and cultural level.

8.Archetype of hero and risky activity.

9.Emulation, enterprise, egoism?

10.Antitheses of man in modern era - freedom and license, problem of agressivity and indifference, media and their influence.

11.Destructive forces in culture and in man.

12.Rationality and emotivity, rationality and non-racionality.

13.Problem of discontinuity of life manifestation of modern man.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Confrontation of philosophical view of man.

2.Duality of thinking and fleshliness (R. Descartes).

3.Man, freedom, self-control (I. Kant).

4.Man as biological, cultural, social, spiritual being. Gene v. „mems“.

5.About fear and antithesis of life. Life way, searching the meaning of life, life crisis, self-cognition, self-formation.

6.Creativity of man. All-round conception of intelligence.

7.What are the „archetype“ (fundamental mental topics). Examples of „archetypes“.

8.Archetype of hero and risky activity.

9.Emulation, enterprise, egoism?

10.Antitheses of man in modern era.

11.Destructive forces in culture and in man.

12.Rationality and emotivity, rationality and non-racionality.

13.Personal worldview, life values, goals, attitude - human integrity.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

Adamová L. a kol.: Kapitoly k filosofii člověka, ČVUT, Praha 1996

2) Adamová L., Dudák V., Ventura V.: Základy filosofie, etiky, Fortuna, Praha 1995

3) Coan R. W.: Optimální osobnost a duševní zdraví, Grada, Praha 1999

4) Freud, S.: O člověku a kultuře, Odeon, Praha 1989

5) Gaarder, J.: Sofiin svět, Albatros, Praha 2002

6) Lorenz, K.: Odumírání lidskosti, MF, Praha 1997

7) Postman, N.: Ubavit se k smrti, MF, Praha 1999

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