Course: Chapters to study totalitarianism and political religions

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Course title Chapters to study totalitarianism and political religions
Course code UHV/H0033
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • NĚMEC Jiří
Course content
1. Introduction 2. Brief history of totalitarian system of national socialism 3. Brief history of totalitarian system of communism 4. Georg Orwell and literary fiction of totalitarism 5. Concept of totalitarianism according to Franz Borkenau 6. Concept of totalitarianism according to Carl J. Friedrich 7. Concept of totalitarianism according to Hannah Arendt 8. Concept of totalitarianism and political religion according to Raymond Aron 9. Concept of political religion according to Eric Voegelin 10. The idea of New man 11. Ethics, moral and rituals of national socialist man 12. Ethics, moral and rituals of socialist man.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified
Recommended literature
  • Aron, R. Historie XX. století. Praha 1996.
  • Burgleich, M. The Third Reich. A New History, New York 2000..
  • Iggers, G. Dějepisectví ve 20. století. Od vědecké objektivity k postmoderní výzvě. Praha, 2002.
  • Maier, H. Politická náboženství. Totalitní režimy a křesťanství, Brno 1999..
  • Voegelin, E. Vzpomínky na života filozofii. Brno 1998.


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