COURSE UNIT TITLE

: PHILOSOPHICAL ECOLOGY

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
FEL 5044 PHILOSOPHICAL ECOLOGY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5

Offered By

Philosophy

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASISTANT PROFESSOR EZGI ECE ÇELIK KARAÇOR

Offered to

Philosophy

Course Objective

Trying to provide awareness to depletion of nature and to evaluate human-nature relation according to different cultures.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Being able to determine contemporary ecological problems.
2   Being able to discuss on conditions which pave way to depletion of nature.
3   Being able to evaluate ecological problems in recognition of different cultures.
4   Being able to evaluate proposed solutions on these problems and to offer different solutions.
5   Being able to provide awareness to depletion of nature and its effects.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Ecology and philosophy
2 Environment and human
3 Contemporary ecological problems and its reasons
4 Environment and justice
5 Evaluating ecological problems according to local, global and national perspectives.
6 Deep ecology
7 Ecofeminism
8 Evaluating ecological problems according to different cultural practices.
9 Human-nature relation in Anatolian culture.
10 Human-nature relation in American cultures.
11 Human-nature relation in Aboriginal culture.
12 General discussion

Recomended or Required Reading

Carolyn Merchant, The Death of Nature, Harper Colins, 1989.
Yuval Noah Harrari, Sapiens, Sapiens: Insan Türünün Kısa Bir Tarihi, Kolektif Kitap, 2015.
Murray Boockhin, Toplumsal Ekolojinin Felsefesi, Sümer YAyıncılık, 2015.
Donna Haraway, BAşka Yer, Metis Yayınları, 2010.
Val Plumwood, Feminism and Mastery of Nature, Routlege, 1993.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE
3 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.40 + FCG* 0.60
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.40 + RST* 0.60


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

Attendance to course and oral presentation of term project is mandatory.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

e-mail: ezgiecelik@gmail.com

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 13 4 52
Practice (Reflection) 0 0 0
Preparation for midterm exam 1 10 10
Preparation for final exam 1 10 10
Preparing assignments 1 10 10
Preparing presentations 1 10 10
Reading 1 12 12
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 13 2 26
Midterm 1 3 3
Final 1 3 3
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 136

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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