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STUDY PLANS
2021/2022

Philosophy

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
B0B16FIL ZK 2 2P+0S Czech
The course cannot be taken simultaneously with:
Philosophy 1 (B0B16FI1)
Lecturer:
Peter Zamarovský (guarantor)
Tutor:
Peter Zamarovský (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Economics, Management and Humanities
Synopsis:

We deal with the most important persons, schools and ideas of ancient philosophy. We are concerned especially on transdisciplinary nature of philosophy and connection of old philosophical thoughts with recent problems of science, technology, economics and politics.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1.Mythical, philosophical and scientific accounts, branches of philosophy

2.The oldest philosophers - Milesian school and reductionism

3.Pythagoreans, cosmos, mathematics, music

4.Heraclitus and his world view

5.Eleatic school, problem with vacuum, Zeno paradoxes

6.Empedocles and Anaxagoras, Atomists, ancient and modern concept of atom

7.Order of necessity, and paradoxes of determinism and their solution

8.Sophists, impact of their teaching, Socrates, his live and teaching

9.Small Socratic schools

10.Plato and Platonism

11.Aristotle and his work

12.Epicurus and Epicureans

13.Stoics, morality, physics, Pyrrhonism (ancient and modern scepticism)

14.Neo-Platonism and Christian philosophy (Augustine, Boethius)

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

Zamarovský P., The Historical Roots of Philosophy, nakl. ČVUT Praha 2007

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/B0B16FIL
Time-table for winter semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
roomT2:D3-309
Zamarovský P.
12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
T2:D3-309
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
roomT2:C3-340
Zamarovský P.
11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
T2:C3-340
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2022-08-08
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4714406.html