Course title:Jan Amos Comenius in the Context of Renaissance and Early Modern Philosophy
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Department:Department of Philosophy
Course code:KFI / 7COME
Level of study:Bc.
Format of study:Lecture 1 [Hours/Week], Seminar 1 [Hours/Week]
Name of the lecturer:doc. Mgr. Jan Čížek, Ph.D. (G)
ISCED F broad:Arts and humanities
Annotation:The aim of this course is to introduce the philosophical work of the Czech philosopher, theologian, writer and educational reformer Jan Amos Komenský (Ioannes Amos Comenius, John Amos Comenius), 1592-1670. In the lectures, we will focus on Comenius's biography, a general overview of his work and we will in detail discuss Comenius's philosophical development, his theological ideas, as well as his didactical suggestions. In the seminars, we will take a closer look at Comenius's texts in available English translations.