Renaissance Philosophy
Code: 227465
ECTS: 2.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Željka Metesi Deronjić
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Željka Metesi Deronjić - Seminar
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English level:

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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.
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
The Renaissance period is a very significant period in European culture that is generally characterised by the renewal of ancient culture and the new evaluation of the human spirit and human capabilities.
The basic goal of the course is to acquaint students with the main features of Renaissance philosophy and thought in general, and they mainly relate to a new approach to authority, a new worldview, or a new cosmology that also required a new approach to man, or anthropology and general development of new scientific disciplines and methods.
Following this, students will get acquainted with the most important representatives, topics and problems of Renaissance philosophy.

Learning outcomes at the level of the programme to which the course contributes:
1. Describe the basic problems dealt with by different philosophical disciplines, define them and reproduce them using a philosophical concept.
2. Compare different philosophical directions and identify the cause-and-effect relationships that have led to the formation of philosophical thought throughout history.
3. To connect philosophical ideas and teachings with the philosophers to whom they belong.
4. To be critical of various philosophical conceptions and directions and to take one's own position in that sense.

Expected learning outcomes at the level of the course:
1. Recognize the place and meaning of Renaissance philosophical themes and problems within the history of philosophical thought.
2. List the main representatives of Renaissance philosophy and their main works.
3. Define the basic currents, themes and problems of Renaissance philosophy.
4. Recognize the place of Croatian Renaissance philosophy in the European context.
5. Explain key terms and definitions and show their development and reception.

Course content:
1. Introductory lecture. Introducing students to the content and objectives of the course. Humanism and the Renaissance
2. Dante Alighieri. Francesco Petrarca
3. Renaissance Aristotelianism
4. Renaissance Platonism
5. Nicholas of Cusa. Marsilio Ficino
6. Pico della Mirandola. Giordano Bruno
7. Michel de Montaigne. Francis Bacon
8. Ethics and Politics: Erasmus of Rotterdam, The Manual of a Christian Knight, Niccolo Machiavelli, The Ruler
9. Philosophy and Law: Francisco de Vitoria and Francisco Suarez - the beginnings of international law (ius gentium)
10. The Occult philosophy
11. Philosophy and Art. Renaissance poetics
12. Renaissance Utopias
13. Croatian Renaissance Platonism
14. Croatian Renaissance Aristotelianism
15. Closing lecture
Literature:
1. semester
KOM (2999) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Communication Studies
POV (3517) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - History
PSI (2980) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Psychology
SOC (2960) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Sociology

2. semester
KOM (2999) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Communication Studies
KRO (3001) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Croatology
POV (3517) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - History
PSI (2980) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Psychology
SOC (2960) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Sociology

3. semester
KOM (2999) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Communication Studies
KRO (3001) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Croatology
POV (3517) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - History
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Philosophy and Culture
SOC (2960) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Sociology

4. semester
KOM (2999) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Communication Studies
KRO (3001) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Croatology
POV (3517) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - History
SOC (2960) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Sociology

5. semester
KOM (2999) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Communication Studies
POV (3517) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - History
SOC (2960) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Sociology

6. semester
KOM (2999) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Communication Studies
POV (3517) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - History
SOC (2960) - izborni TZP - Regular studij - Sociology
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