COURSE UNIT TITLE

: STRUCTURAL ISSUES IN PHILOSOPHY

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
FEL 7001 STRUCTURAL ISSUES IN PHILOSOPHY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 10

Offered By

PHILOSOPHY, NON-THESIS (Evening)

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASISTANT PROFESSOR ÖZLEM DUVA KAYA

Offered to

PHILOSOPHY, NON-THESIS (Evening)

Course Objective

In this course the fundamental problems of philosophy and its relations with various problem fields will be the concerned and discussed. The main objective of the course is to gain a critical view to the fields that philosophy concerns with.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Conceiving the properties of philosophical thinking
2   Conceiving the relations of philosophy with different problem fields
3   Meeting and discussing the various approaches related to the main problems of philosophy
4   Discovering new philosophical problems
5   Relating the problems of the country and world with philosophy

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Properties of Philosophical Thinking
2 Philosophical Knowledge and Commonsense Knowledge
3 Faith and Knowledge
4 Relation Between Philosophy and Science
5 The Possibility and Source of Knowledge: Dogmatism and Skepticism
6 The Possibility and Source of Knowledge: Rationalism, Empiricism and Intuitionism
7 Formal Sciences, Empirical Sciences and Methodology Problem
8 Midterm Exam
9 Fundamental Problems an Concepts of Ontology
10 Ontology, Metaphysics and Theology
11 Ethics and its Fundamental Problems
12 Philosophy of Politics and its Fundamental Problems
13 Philosophy of Art and its Fundamental Problems
14 Philosophy of Religion and its Fundamental Problems

Recomended or Required Reading

Arslan, Ahmet; Felsefeye Giriş, Adres Yay., Ankara 2009 J.H.Randall Jr, J.Buchler, Felsefeye Giriş, Çev. A.Arslan, E.Ü Sosyal Bilimler Fak. Yayınları, Izmir, 1982 ArslanA., (Yayına haz), Felsefe 2002, TÜSIAD Yay.,Istanbul, 2002, C.Horner, E.Wesatacott, Felsefe Aracılığıyla Düşünme, Çev. A.Arslan S.M.Honer, T.C.Hunt, Felsefeye Çağrı, Çev. H.Ünder, Imge Yay., Ankara, 1996

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

See "Assessment Methods" and "ECTS Table"

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 STT TERM WORK (SEMESTER)
3 FIN FINAL EXAM
4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.25 + STT * 0.25 + FIN* 0.50
5 RST RESIT
6 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE* 0.25 + STT * 0.25 + RST* 0.50


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

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

LO 1-3 will be evaluated by his/her presentation
LO 4-5 will be evaluated by the assignment of the student and by the questions that will be asked in midterm and final exam.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

1. %70 attendance is required.
2. The participation in presentation activity will be considered in grading.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

0232 301 94 13
ozlem.duva@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 8 3 24
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 12 7 84
Preparation for midterm exam 1 10 10
Preparation for final exam 1 20 20
Preparing assignments 1 50 50
Preparing presentations 1 45 45
Final 1 3 3
Midterm 1 3 3
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 239

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8PO.9PO.10PO.11PO.12PO.13PO.14PO.15
LO.15545
LO.24555455
LO.3545455
LO.4454555544
LO.55445