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  • Nová ediční řada Comenius

    Diogenes kynik znovu naživu a Patriarcha Abraham

    Jan Amos Komenský


    PRÁVĚ VYŠLO

    Markéta Klosová (překlad)
    Praha: Filosofia, 2024
    ISBN: 978-80-7007-755-9

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  • Acta Comeniana 36 (LX)

    International Review of Comenius Studies and Early Modern Intellectual History


    Lucie Storchová, Vladimír Urbánek (eds.)
    Praha: Filosofia, 2022
    ISSN: 978-80-7007-765-8

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  • Knize knih vstric Pavlas 2023

    Knize knih vstříc

    Herbornský encyklopedismus a konstelace Komenský–Leibniz


    Petr Pavlas
    Praha: Filosofia, 2023
    ISBN 978-80-7007-754-2

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  • duchovni traktaty i duchovni traktaty ii w350

    Jan Amos Komenský

    Duchovní traktáty I / Duchovní traktáty II


    Tomáš Havelka (ed.)
    Praha – Brno: Host, 2023
    ISBN 978-80-275-1344-4

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  • valka ARGO 2022

    Josef Válka a myšlení o dějinách


    Martin Nodl, Vladimír Urbánek (edd.)
    Praha: Argo, 2022
    ISBN 978-80-257-3912-9

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  • Acta Comeniana 35 (LIX)

    International Review of Comenius Studies and Early Modern Intellectual History


    Lucie Storchová, Vladimír Urbánek (eds.)
    Praha: Filosofia, 2021
    ISSN: 978-80-7007-708-5

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  • 217

    Johannis Amos Comenii Opera Omnia / Dílo Jana Amose Komenského. Sv. 19/II.


    Martin Steiner, Vojtěch Balík, Věra Schifferová et al. (eds.)
    Praha: Academia, 2022. 332 s., 16 s. obr. příl.
    ISBN 978-80-200-3398-7 (váz.)

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  • 217

    J. A. K.

    Komenský v kulturách vzpomínání


    Vladimír Urbánek, Lenka Řezníková, Tomáš Havelka, Helena Kovářová, Kateřina Horníčková
    Praha: Filosofický ústav AV ČR, v. v. i., 2021
    ISBN 978-80-270-9450-9

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  • 217

    Řád přírody, řád společnosti

    Adaptace melanchthonismu v českých zemích v polovině 16. století


    Lucie Storchová
    Scriptorium, 2021
    ISBN: 978-80-7649-000-0

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  • NOVINKA

Department of Comenius Studies and Early Modern Intellectual History

The department focuses on Comenius studies and various aspects of the early modern intellectual history of the Czech lands and Central Europe. Its main long-term project is the critical edition of Comenius's works J. A. Comenii Opera omnia. It also publishes the international review of Comenius studies and early modern intellectual history Acta Comeniana (indexed by Scopus).

Among the most important recent outcomes are six monographs dealing with Comenius's project of universal language, his drama, his use of biblical quotations, the anthropological consequences of changes in early modern cosmology, and concepts of evidence. Three volumes contain pioneering editions of Comenius's correspondence, his metaphysical writings, and the important philosophical work De luce mentium by Valerian Magni.

Five major projects have dealt with philosophy and knowledge in the Czech lands and in the broader European context, with Comenius's philosophy, forms of Humanism in literature of the Bohemian lands and early modern encyclopaedism.  They also included cooperation on the European COST Action project Reassembling the Republic of Letters which discussed digital methods and tools for studying European intellectual networks. Cooperation on the exhibition „An Invisible Bridge. Milada Blekastad 1917–2003" (presented in the Czech Republic and Norway) features among the department's outreach activities.

The history of the present department goes back to the early 1990s when part of the team based previously in the Institute of Education moved to the renewed Institute of Philosophy. The continuity of the interdisciplinary research of Comenius's life and work and editorial activities within the Academy of Sciences dates, however, from the mid-1950s. Thus the current team continues the work of some of the outstanding scholars in the field active in the Academy of Sciences, such as Jan Patočka, Antonín Škarka and Julie Nováková.