Metaphysics 2
Code: 53880
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Tomislav Janović
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All teaching activities will be held in Croatian. However, foreign students in mixed groups will have the opportunity to attend additional office hours with the lecturer and teaching assistants in English to help master the course materials. Additionally, the lecturer will refer foreign students to the corresponding literature in English, as well as give them the possibility of taking the associated exams in English.

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
(1) To provide students with insight into some advanced topics in metaphysics, especially regarding the freedom of the will, determinism, causality and the laws of nature; (2) to teach them how to independently analyze metaphysical theories and how to set forth arguments and counterarguments; (3) to acquaint them with disputes over the appropriate method of metaphysical research, as well with the relationship between metaphysics and science; (4) to advance their understanding and usage of methods of philosophical research, including (a) methods founded on human intuitions, (b) methods founded on scientific results, and (c) methods founded on the critical analysis of texts.
  1. Aristotel; O tumačenju; KruZak, Zagreb (1997)
  2. B. Berčić; Filozofija. Svezak prvi; Ibis grafika, Zagreb (2012)
  3. R. Kane; A Contemporary Introduction to Free Will; Oxford University Press, Oxford (2005)
1. semester
Mandatory course - Mandatory studij - Philosophy
Consultations schedule:
  • doc. dr. sc. Tomislav Janović :

    students of Philosophy: Monday 10 AM - 11 AM  (room 117)

    students of Communication Studies: Tuesday 11 AM - 12 PM  (room 117)





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