Course: Mythology, philosophy, science

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Course title Mythology, philosophy, science
Course code KFL/MFV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, 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)
  • Exner Milan, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Transitional phenomena and world interpretation. 2. Mythological consciousness and its world image. 3. Myth-poetic images of the world in ancient Greeks. 4. Philosophical revolution, world modelling. 5. School of Miletus. 6. Bounded, unbounded, infinite. 7. Plato and Aristotle, their cosmic-ontology. 8. A. Aurelius, syncresis of Bible and Greek philosophy. 9. Infinity, middle age universe. 10. Renaissance turn in cosmology and astronomy. 11. Newtonian universe. 12. Critique of Newtonian universe and its outcome. 13. Relativistic models of universe I., Einstein. 14. Relativistic models of universe II., R. Dick and pluriverse.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Course introduces the main persons, periods and problems within the european philosophical tradition. The aim is to demonstrate continuity of different periods that has its ground in the search of complex explanation of the world.
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
Student's performance analysis

attendance documented by notes from lectures
Recommended literature
  • GREENE Brian. Elegantní vesmír.
  • GRYGAR Jiří. Vesmír, jaký je.
  • HAWKING Stephen W. Stručná historie času.
  • ŠMAJS Josef, KROB Josef. Evoluční ontologie.
  • VOPĚNKA Petr. Rozpravy s geometrií.


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