Standard curriculum of the discipline
Philosophy and History of philosophy
Number of hours - 60: I year, I semester - 30; Number of the hours of contact – 30; from them: lectures – 20, seminars – 10; Number of hours of individual work – 30;Credits: 2;Evaluation: Semester I – examination (written);Audience: I year, social-humanitarian cycle
Preliminary gnoseological and praxiological competences
before starting the disciplinePhilosophy and History of philosophy the students are to study several social-humanitariandisciplines in the lyceum that give knowledge and notions of the general character in thisdomain.
The course Philosophy and History of philosophy is in direct connection withthe social-humanitarian disciplines that are to be studied in the respective departments, as for example: History of Culture, Logics, Psychology, Political science, Sociology, etc.
Position of the discipline in the plan of studies
the discipline is presented as social-humanitarian disciplines that are foreseen by the plan elaborated by the Ministry of Education.Philosophy and History of philosophy is the discipline from the social-humanitarian branch, thatharmoniously fits the system of theoretical and practical disciplines directed on the preparationof future specialists in different domains. In comparison to other courses the disciplinePhilosophy and History of philosophy is a theoretical course that foresees the following:
to develop students’ skills to understand the essence of the phenomena, processes andobjects of the natural and social character, to learn to think logically and clear, to form theabilities to analyze and critical thinking;
to enlarge students’ theoretical knowledge in the domain of philosophy and history of philosophy, acquaintance with the humanitarian values that are the components of the basic principles and ideas of philosophy that can influence students’ future activity as economists,engineers and journalists.These two main objectives will be realized by the help of other related objectives, as:
to improve competences in the analysis and synthesis of theoretical sources of therespective domain of science;
To develop skills of expression and presentation in public and the skills to argue about the problems of philosophy;