Subject description - A0M16FI2

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A0M16FI2 Philosophy II Extent of teaching:2+2s
Guarantors:  Roles:V Language of
teaching:
CS
Teachers:  Completion:Z,ZK
Responsible Department:13116 Credits:4 Semester:L

Anotation:

The course is oriented on the transdisciplinar aspects of philosophy, informatics, physics, mathematics and biology.

Course outlines:

1. Introduction - explanation of basic concepts and problems. Role of language on the way of thinking.
2. Common roots of science and philosophy (myths, fairytales, religion, philosophical and scientific thinking).
3. Relation between technology and art.
4. Philosophical aspects of informatics.
5. Philosophical aspects of mathematics and cybernetics. Can machines think and feel?
6. Philosophical aspect of biology and live science.
7. Philosophical questions concerning quantum physics.
8. Ever living question of the theory of relativity. Time and space in physics and philosophy.
9. Cosmology, ,theories of everything".
10. Holism and eastern thinking.
11. Questions concerning psychology of C. G. Jung (synchronicity), and some topic psychotherapeutic methods.
12. Problems with ,alternative cognition" (healing, parapsychology .)
13. Other questions concerning ,alternative cognition", discussions of criteria of scientific knowledge.
14. Postmodernism - crisis of rationality and objectivity?"

Exercises outline:

1. Role of language on the way of thinking.
2. Myths, fairytales, religion, philosophical and scientific thinking.
3. Discussion on the relation between technology and art. What is metaphysics?
4. Information, entropy and physics.
5. Can machines think and feel?
6. Transdisciplinar aspects of biology and live science.
7. Non-locality, teleportation, the problem of identity.
8. Time and space in physics and philosophy.
9. Problem of reductionism in science and in general thinking.
10. Comparison between "Eastern" and "Western" thinking.
11. Some topic psychotherapeutic methods.
12. Healing, parapsychology and critical reasoning
13. ,Alternative cognition", discussions of criteria of scientific knowledge.
14. Present-day philosophers and new ways of philosophy."

Literature:

1. Barrow, J.D. Theory of Everything, Cambridge, 1993
2. Capra, F. The Tao of Physics, New York: Bantam Books.1984

Requirements:

https://ekonom.feld.cvut.cz/web/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=7&Itemid=236

Webpage:

https://ekonom.feld.cvut.cz/cs/student/predmety/filozofie-2

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MPKME1 Wireless Communication V 4
MPKME5 Systems of Communication V 4
MPKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V 4
MPKME3 Electronics V 4
MPKME2 Multimedia Technology V 4
MPKYR1 Robotics V
MPKYR4 Aerospace Systems V
MPKYR3 Systems and Control V
MPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V
MPEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering V
MPEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering V
MPOI1 Artificial Intelligence V 1
MPOI5NEW Software Engineering V 1
MPOI4NEW Computer Graphics and Interaction V 1
MPOI5 Software Engineering V 1
MPOI4 Computer Graphics and Interaction V 1
MPOI3 Computer Vision and Image Processing V 1
MPOI2 Computer Engineering V 1
MEOI1 Artificial Intelligence V
MEOI5NEW Software Engineering V
MEOI5 Software Engineering V
MEOI4 Computer Graphics and Interaction V
MEOI3 Computer Vision and Image Processing V
MEOI2 Computer Engineering V
MPEEM1 Technological Systems V 3
MPEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering V 3
MPEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives V 3


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