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Ancient Philosophy - exam in front of an examination board - AFS100006
Title: Komisionální zkouška z antické filosofie
Guaranteed by: Institute of Philosophy and Religious Studies (21-UFAR)
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Actual: from 2021
Semester: both
Points: 4
E-Credits: 8
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: prof. PhDr. Karel Thein, Ph.D.
Mgr. Robert Roreitner
doc. MUDr. Štěpán Špinka, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: prof. PhDr. Karel Thein, Ph.D. (13.12.2019)
Ancient Philosophy II is an oral exam, taken in front of a board, that tests student's knowledge in ancient philosophy. The exam consists of two parts: (a) interpretation of a chosen text; (b) question from history of ancient philosophy. The literature, which the student is expected to know, is the following:

I. Primary literature (in Czech translations):

KIRK, G. S. – RAVEN, J. E. – SCHOFIELD, M. Předsókratovští filosofové : kritické dějiny s vybranými texty. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2004. <B2-Oik-1>; pouze tyto části:
- Anaximandros fragments on pp. 152–157
- Xenofanés fragments on pp. 216–222
- Hérakleitos fragments on pp.. 240–273
- Parmenidés fragments on pp. 314–333
- Zenón fragments on pp. 341–355
- Empedoklés fragments on pp. 368–375, 381–386, 390–394
- Anaxagoras fragments on pp. 459–476, 483–485
- Démokritos fragments on pp. 521–550
PLATO.
- Ústava (alespoň knihy I–II, IV /od 427d1/–VII, X) <C1-Pla-41/18,a-d; C1-Pla-R-41,a,b>;
- Faidón <C1-Pla-41/8,a-e>;
- Sofistés <C1-Pla-41/12,a-d>.
ARISTOTLE.
- Kategorie (alespoň 1–12) <C1-Ari-Cat-41,a,b>;
- Metafyzika I.1–2, IV.1–2, VI.1, IX.1, XII <C1-Ari-Met-41,a,b; X-111a,b >;
- Etika Nikomachova, I–III,8; VI; VII,1 a 12–15; X. <C1-Ari-EN-41,a;42>;
- Fyzika II, III,1-2 <C1-Ari-Ph-41,a,b>.
DIOGENES LAERTIOS. Životy, názory a výroky proslulých filosofů. Kniha X, Epikúros: List Hérodotovi, List Menoikeovi. Praha, 1964 [1995]. <C1-DL-41,a;42 >
CICERO. O nejvyšším dobru a zlu (De finibus bonorum et malorum). Kniha III. In: Antická próza: dialog a satira. Praha, 1977. <C1-Cic-Fin-41; C1-A-1/8,a>
SEXTUS EMPIRICUS. Základy pyrrhónskej skepsy (Pyrrhóneioi hypotypóseis). Kniha I. Bratislava, 1984. <C1-Sex-P-41>
PLOTINUS. Enneady. VI, 9. In: PLÓTÍNOS. O klidu. Praha: Rezek, 1997, s. 29–100. <C1-Plo-43,a,b>

II. Secondary literature corresponding to the required knowledge of the history of ancient philosophy:

Graeser, A. Řecká filosofie klasického období. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2000. <B2-Oik-1/2,a-e>
Long, A. A. Hellénistická filosofie : stoikové, epikurejci, skeptikové. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2003. <B2-Oik-1/3,a-g> ; angl. <C2.9-Lon-2>
Armstrong, A. H. (ed.). Filosofie pozdní antiky: část III.–IV. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2002.<B2-Oik-1/4,a-f; X-308,a>

Alterative secondary literature:
Erler, M. Platon. Auflage: 1. München: C.H.Beck, 2006.
Mason, A. Plato. Berkeley, Calif. : Stocksfield, Northumberland, U.K: University of California Press, 2010.
Grube, G. M. A. Plato’s Thought. Hackett Publishing Company, 1935.
Evans, J. D. G. A Plato Primer. 1 edition. Ithaca, N.Y: Cornell University Press, 2010.
Lear, J. Aristotelés: Touha rozumět. Praha : Oikoymenh, 2016.
Ackrill, J. L. Aristotle the Philosopher. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1981.
Barnes, J. Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Höffe, O. Aristotle. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003.
Ross, D. Aristotle. Hoboken: Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2005.
Shields, Ch. J. Aristotle. London; New York: Routledge, 2007.
Flashar, H. Aristoteles: Lehrer des Abendlandes. Auflage: 2., durchgesehene Auflage. München: C.H.Beck, 2013.
Rapp, Ch. Aristoteles zur Einführung. Auflage: 4., vollständig überarb. Auflage. Hamburg: Junius Hamburg, 2012.
Erler, M.; Graeser, A. (eds.). Philosophen des Altertums : vom Hellenismus bis zur Spätantike. Darmstadt : Primus, 2000. S. 1–159.
O'Meara, D. Plotinus: an introduction to the Enneads. Repr. (1996). Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993.
Chlup, R. Proklos. Praha: Herrmann, 2009.
 
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