Metaphysics

Metaphysics

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS credit: 6

Lecturer(s): asist. dr. Zabel Blaž, izr. prof. dr. Strahovnik Vojko

Content

On the notion and concept of metaphysics. Metaphysics as a philosophical discipline. The elusiveness and ambiguity of the concept of metaphysics. Onto-theology and metaphysics. The relationship between ontology and metaphysics. Metaphysics and notions of substance, the supersensible, the supernatural, the super-experiential, the eternal, the soul, God, the beautiful and the good. Methodological aspects of metaphysics. Metaphysics as a method and as an independent subject area: God, soul, world. The relationship between “first philosophy” and theodicy. Metaphysics in the Age of Modern philosophical systems. Critique of metaphysics. Metaphysics and the end of philosophy. Postmetaphysics. Metaphysics and contemporary philosophy. Selected metaphysical questions (existence of value(s) in the world, relationship between soul and body, etc.)