Course code Filz1010
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 22 10 48
E-courses Filz1010-22511: Philosophy Filz1010: Philosophy
Course annotation The course will give an overview on the main problems of philosophy; will introduce with the diversity of humanities quests and will demonstrate the unfamiliar aspects of the familiar things. The academic and non-academic discussion in philosophy will be to take into consideration in the process of study.

Results Academic competences acquired in the course: knowledge’s on the problems of philosophy and humanities. The analysis of the sophisticated problems of humanities will be promoted in the course. The skills to analyze the texts and a self-sufficient and critical judgment will be shaped.

Course plan 1.What philosophy is? L2
2.The structure and subject of philosophy. L2
3.The formation of the philosophical quests. L2
4.Wisdom and justice in the philosophy of Plato.S2
5.The margins of thinking and cognition. L2
6.Fr. Bacon and I. Kant on the development of human abilities. S2
7.The quest of the sense of human existence. L2
8.The problems of ethics. L2
9.The happy life and the single universe. Test P2
10.The meaning of art in human’s life. L2
11.Art and life interaction in nowadays. S2
12.Society, community, commune. L2
13.Knowledge and the true competence. L2
14.Does the ideal language to promote the better communication and mutual understanding? L2
15.Language as a form of life and as a being. S2
16.The perspectives of the philosophy and humanities. L2

Requirements for obtaining credit points 1) The active participation in the workshops - 55%
2) Written exam at the conclusion of the work - 45%

Study programmes English Philology
French Philology
Russian Philology
Cultural and Social Anthropology
Baltic Philology
Finno - Ugric Studies
German Philology