Course: Philosophical Pressupositions of the Problem "Man and Language"

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Course title Philosophical Pressupositions of the Problem "Man and Language"
Course code KFL/FCJ
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Umlauf Václav, MTh. Ph.D.
Course content
1. What is analytical philosophy? 2. Meaning and reference. 3. Theory of definite description. 4. Critique on the theory of definite description. 5. Proper name and description. 6. Direct reference: causal-historical theory. 7. Traditional theory of meaning. 8. Theory of meaning as usage. 9. Psychological theory of meaning. 10. Theory of collation. 11. Theory of truth conditions. 12. Semantics and pragmatics. 13. Theory of speech acts. 14. Conversation implicatures.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 40 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 30 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This seminar get students acquainted with classical texts and concepts of the analytic philosophy tradition. The course is focused on topics of the philosophy of language, mainly the reference theory and the theory of meaning.
The students will acknowledge themselves with the informations acording to the goal and the matter of the course.
Prerequisites
Preconditions are frased in the annotation of the course and in the curriculum of the studying programme.

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay

10 pages seminar work
Recommended literature
  • CARNAP, R., HAHN, H., NEURATH, O. Vědecké pojetí světa - Vídeňský kroužek, in: Fiala, J. (vyd.). Analytická filosofie. První čítanka. Plzeň: ZČU, 1999. 1-14, ISBN neuvedeno. DAVIDSON, D. Radikálna interpretácia, in: Davidson, D. Čin, myseĺ, jazyk. Bratislava: Archa, 1997. str. 92-111, ISBN 80-7115-132-7. FREGE, G. O smyslu a významu, Scientia & Philosophia 4 , 1993. str. 33-75, ISBN 80-7111-005-1. FREGE, G. Myšlenka, Scientia & Philosophia 6, 1994, str. 50-75, ISBN 80-7111-013-2. RUSSELL, B. O označení, in: Russell, B. Logika, jazyk, věda. Praha: Svoboda, 1967. str. 19-36, ISBN 25-016-67. SCHLICK, M. Budoucnost filosofie, in: Organon F 9 (2002), No. 4, str. 406-418, ISBN neuvedeno. SEARLE, J. Čo je rečový akt?, in: Oravcová, M. (vyd.): Filozofia prirodzeného jazyka, Bratislava: Archa, 1992. 180-194. ISBN 80-7115-044-4. STRAWSON, P. F. O referencii, in: Oravcová, M. (vyd.): Filozofia prirodzeného jazyka, Bratislava: Archa 1992, 126-147, ISBN 80-7115-044-4. TARSKI, A. Sémantická koncepce pravdy, in: Peregrin, J. (vyd.): Logika mezi matematikou a filosofií, Praha: Filosofia ,2006. ISBN neuvedeno. GOODMAN, N.Způsoby světatvorby, Bratislava: Archa , 1996. ISBN 80-7115-120-3. GRICE, P. Mienenie a význam, in: Oravcová, M. (vyd.): Filozofia prirodzeného jazyka, Bratislava: Archa, 1992. 170-179. ISBN 80-7115-044-4. KOŤÁTKO, P. Interpretace a subjektivita, Praha: Filosofia, 2006. str. 413-485. ISBN 80-7007-233-4. ORAVCOVÁ, M. (vyd.): Filozofia prirodzeného jazyka, Bratislava: Archa, 1992. ISBN 80-7115-044-4. PEREGRIN, Jaroslav. Kapitoly z analytické filosofie, Praha: Filosofia, 2005. ISBN 80-7007-207-5. RORTY, R. Metafilozofické nesnáze filozofie jazyka, in: Aluze 1. a 2., 2002. ISBN neuvedeno. VALENTA, L. Problémy analytické filozofie, Olomouc: Nakladatelství Olomouc, 2003. ISBN 80-7182-150-0. WITTGENSTEIN, L. Tractatus logico-philosophicus, Praha: Oikúmené, 1993. ISBN 80-85241. WITTGENSTEIN, L. Filosofická zkoumání. Praha: Filosofia , 1993. ISBN 80-7007-040-4..
  • AUSTIN, J. L. Performatívne výpovede a konštatácie, in: Oravcová, M. (vyd.). Filozofia prirodzeného jazyka. Bratislava: Archa, 1992. 161-169, ISBN 80-7115-044-4..


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