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Philosophy of Nature II

Code: 67472
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Ljudevit Hanžek
Take exam: Studomat
Load:

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
Main objective of the course is the students' acquisition of elementary knowledge of basic features of Bošković's philosophy of nature and understanding basic processes in its European reception.


1. Bošković's theory of forces (2L)
2. Bošković's material points (2L)
3. Bošković's teaching on space and time (2L)
4. Bošković on the impossibility of direct knowledge of absolute distance (1L)
5. Bošković on inertia (2L)
6. Bošković on three Newton's laws of motion (1L)
7. Bošković on Newton's law of general gravity (2L)
8. Application of Bošković's theory on all general properties of a physical body (2L)
9. Application of Bošković's theory on some particular properties of a physical body (2L)
10. Application of Bošković's theory on ''principles of chemical operations'' (2L)
11. Bošković on basic concepts of special physics: fire, light, taste, smell, electricity and magnetism (2L)
12. Reception of Bošković's theory of forces in England and Scotland (2L)
13. Reception of Bošković's theory of forces in Austria, Hungary and Slovakia (2L)
14. Reception of Bošković's theory of forces in Bavaria (2L)
15. Reception of Bošković's theory of forces in Italy (2L)
16. Reception of Bošković's theory of forces in Croatia (2L)
Literature:
  1. Ruđer Bošković: Teorija prirodne filozofije
  2. Ivica Martinović: Temeljna dedukcija Boškovićeve filozofije prirode
  3. Ivica Martinović: Razlikovna obilježja Boškovićeve prirodne filozofije (samo za studente
  4. Ivica Martinović: Boškovićevci na hrvatskim filozofskim učilištima od 1770. do 1834
  5. Ivica Martinović: Recepcija Boškovićeve filozofije na austrijskim učilištima do 1773. godine
  6. Ivica Martinović: Recepcija Boškovićeve prirodne filozofije u Parizu
2. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Philosophy
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