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General information:
Code:
UBPJO-141
Name:
Philosophy and new media
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Semester:
Spring
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
dr Małecka Anna (amm@agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
dr Małecka Anna (amm@agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

The course offers a “visualised” approach to the basic issues of philosophy. The aim is to present abstract philosophical concepts in the vast context of the new media.

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence
M_K001 Development of communication abilities. - Activity during classes
Skills
M_U001 Analysis of philosophical texts. - Activity during classes
M_U002 Ability to adjust philosophical issues to analysis of social problems - Activity during classes
Knowledge
M_W001 Knowlege of basic philosophical concepts throughout centuries. - Examination
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Social competence
M_K001 Development of communication abilities. - - - - - + - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 Analysis of philosophical texts. - - - - - + - - - - -
M_U002 Ability to adjust philosophical issues to analysis of social problems - - - - - + - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Knowlege of basic philosophical concepts throughout centuries. - - - - - + - - - - -
Module content
Seminar classes:

The course offers a “visualised” approach to the basic issues of philosophy. The aim is to present abstract philosophical concepts in the vast context of the new media. Film and web illustrations are supposed to help analyse the great tradition of Western thought in new light, closer to the perception of contemporary students.Major philosophical trends and concepts are discussed, as well as their impact on contemporary Western culture.
The curriculum of the course contains the following issues: (1) Shaping of the Philosophic Mind (the Presocratics, Socrates), (2) Total Philosophical Perspective (Plato and Aristotle), (3) The Classic Concepts of Happiness and Good (Epicurus, the Stoics), (4) Medieval Theocentric Philosophy (St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas), (5) Modern Rationalism (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz), (6) Modern Empiricism (Bacon, Locke, Berkeley, Hume), (7) Revolution and Synthesis of Modern Philosophy (Kant, Hegel), (8) Positivism and Pragmatism (Comte, Mill, the Vienna Cricle, James), (9) Anti-Positivist Reaction (Nietzsche, Bergson), (10) Phenomenology (Husserl, Ingarden), (11) Existentialism (Heidegger, Sartre, Jaspers), (12) Psychoanalysis (Freud, Jung),(13) Christian Personalism, (14) Hermeneutics,
and (15) Postmodernism.

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 120 h
Module ECTS credits 4 ECTS
Participation in seminar classes 30 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 60 h
Preparation for classes 30 h
Additional information
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Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

Russell B., 1965. History of Western Philosophy, George Allen and Unwin Ltd., London.
Miller, E. L., 1987. Questions That Matter. An Invitation to Philosophy, McGraw Hill, New York.
Stumpf, S.E., 1983. Philosophy. History and Problems, Mc Graw-Hill, New York.
Scruton, R., 1984. A Short History of Modern Philosophy, Ark, London.

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Humor in the perspective of logos: the inspirations of ancient Greek philosophy / Anna MAŁECKA // W: Phenomenology/ontopoiesis retrieving geo-cosmic horizons of antiquity. Pt. 2, Logos and life / ed. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka. — Dordrecht [etc.] : Springer, cop. 2011. — (Analecta Husserliana : the yearbook of phenomenological research ; ISSN 0167-7276 ; vol. 110). — Publikacja zawiera materiały z: 60th International Congress at the University of Bergen : logos and life : phenomenology/ontopoiesis retrieving geo-cosmic horizons of antiquity. — ISBN: 978-94-007-1690-2. — S. 495–506. — Bibliogr. s. 505–506

The creative potential of humor / Anna MAŁECKA // W: Phenomenology of space and time : the forces of the cosmos and the ontopoietic genesis of life: book one / ed. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka. — Cham ; [etc.] : Springer, cop. 2014. — (Analecta Husserliana : the yearbook of phenomenological research ; ISSN 0167-7276 ; vol. 116). — ISBN: 978-3-319-02014-3 ; e-ISBN: 978-3-319-02015-0. — S. 237–244. — Abstr.

Towards the metaphysics of humor and laughter / Anna MAŁECKA // W: Phenomenology and the human positioning in the cosmos : the life-world, nature, Earth, Book 2 / ed. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka. — Dordrecht : Springer, cop. 2013. — (Analecta Husserliana : the yearbook of phenomenological research ; ISSN 0167-7276 ; vol. 114). — ISBN: 978-94-007-4794-1. — S. 291–302. — Bibliogr. s. 301–302

An outline of Thomas Carlyle’s metaphysics — Zarys metafizyki Carlyle’a / Anna MAŁECKA // W: Środowiskowe i społeczne problemy filozofii = The environmental and social problems of philosophy / pod red. Ignacego Stanisława Fiuta. — Kraków : na zlec. WNSS AGH : Stowarzyszenie Twórcze Artystyczno-Literackie, 2003. — (Prace Zakładu Filozofii Wydziału Nauk Społecznych Stosowanych Akademii Górniczo-Hutniczej ; t. 5) ; (Idee i Myśliciele = Thinkers and Ideas). — ISBN 83-88527-33-9. — S. 141–148

Philosophy of work: the related approaches of Thomas Carlyle and Stanisław Brzozowski — Filozofia pracy: stanowisko Thomasa Carlyleá i Stanisława Brzozowskiego / Anna MAŁECKA // W: Filozofia polska w kontekście światowym = The contribution of Polish philosophy to Western culture / pod red. Ignacego Stanisława Fiuta. — Kraków : na zlecenie Instytutu Nauk Społecznych AGH : Wydawnictwo i Poligrafia Zakonu Pijarów, 2000. — (Prace Zakładu Filozofii Instytutu Nauk Społecznych AGH ; t. 3) ; (Idee i Myśliciele = Thinkers and Ideas). — ISBN 83-7629-024-3(błędny). — S. 99–105.

The heroic sources of creativity: Thomas Carlyle’s vision — Heroiczne źródła twórczości: wizja Thomasa Carlyle’a / Anna MAŁECKA // W: Ideał nauki i wartości w filozofii XIX–XXI wieku = The concepts of science and values in philosophy 19th–21st centuries / red. Ignacy S. Fiut. — Kraków : na zlec. WNSS AGH : Stowarzyszenie Twórcze Artystyczno-Literackie, 2004. — (Prace Zakładu Filozofii Wydziału Nauk Społecznych Stosowanych Akademii Górniczo-Hutniczej ; t. 6) ; (Idee i Myśliciele = Thinkers and Ideas). — Na s. red. rok wydania i druku: 2003. — ISBN 83-88527-62-2 (STA-L). — S. 15–21.

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