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AE0B02POS Scientific View of the World Extent of teaching:2s
Guarantors:  Roles:V Language of
Teachers:  Completion:Z
Responsible Department:13102 Credits:2 Semester:L


Scientific view of the world in broader relations to human knowledge, philosophy and culture. The subject motivates an interest in new and open problems and deeper philosophical connections. Racionality, mathematics, physics Space-time, gravitation. Structure and evolution of the Universe. Quantum phenomena and their philosophical aspects. Deterministic chaos, fractals. Information and entropy. Evolution, evolution of man. Technology and perspectives.

Course outlines:

Exercises outline:

1. Man in the world, his problems and quastions.
2. Rational knowledge, physics as a base of modern technology.
3. Époques in physical knowledge, revolutions in concepts and approaches.
4. Connection of space and time in relativity, paradoxes.
5. Gravitation, evolution of the Universe, stars, black holes.
6. Quantum character of the microworld, structure of matter.
7. Phylosophical aspects of quantum physics, concept of reality.
8. Subnuclear particles, interactions, unification.
9. Dynamical systems, determinism and chance, chaos.
10. Fractals, mathematics, its possibilities and limitations.
11. Irreversibility, asymmetry of time, past and future.
12. On entropy and information, flows of information and energy.
13. Structures formation, possibility of life, evolution of man.
14. Science as a part of human culture, its values.


1. Recommended articles from periodicals as Vesmír, Scientific American etc.
2. Recommended popular books by Barrow, Hawking, Davies, Weinberg, Penrose, etc.


Written work of elected topic.

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BEKME1 Communication Technology V
BEKME5 Komunikace a elektronika V
BEKME_BO Common courses V
BEKME4 Network and Information Technology V
BEKME3 Applied Electronics V
BEKME2 Multimedia Technology V
BEEEM1 Applied Electrical Engineering V
BEEEM_BO Common courses V
BEEEM2 Electrical Engineering and Management V
BEKYR1 Robotics V
BEKYR_BO Common courses V
BEKYR3 Systems and Control V
BEKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V
BEOI1 Computer Systems V
BEOI_BO Common courses V
BEOI3 Software Systems V
BEOI2 Computer and Information Science V

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