Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ancient Greek Philisophy I FEL 107 1 2 + 0 2 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. İBRAHİM SAFA DAŞKAYA
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. İBRAHİM SAFA DAŞKAYA,
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Course Objective To introduce students the history of philosophy and the problems discussed in the first periods of this history.
Course Content Debate of arche, philosophy of nature, monism, pluralism, sophism, philosophy of human beings.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To enumerate in a written presentation at least five of the characteristics of Greek thought. Lecture, Homework,
2 To enumerate at least five of the Greek thinkers together with at least one of their basic problems. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To explain in an oral presentation at least seven of the concepts of Ancient Greek thought. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
4 To establish some connections between at least two concepts established by Greek thinkers. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
5 To list in an oral presentation at least five of the formative elements of Greek thought. Lecture, Testing,
6 To explain these elements in a written presentation. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Main properties of Greek philosophy
2 Basic elements of pre-Socratic thought
3 Thales
4 Anaximander
5 Aneximenes
6 Heraclitus
7 Parmenides
8 Empedocles
9 Midterm exam
10 Anaxagoras
11 Democritus
12 Protagoras
13 Gorgias
14 General Evaluation
Course Notes [1] Arslan, Ahmet, İlkçağ Felsefesi Tarihi, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları, İstanbul 2006
Course Resources [2] Kranz, Walter, Antik Felsefe, Sosyal Yayınları, İstanbul, 2005
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To acquire the skill of analytical and synthetic thinking, reading and acquainting, X
2 To be able to understand and judge the philosophical accumulations at local and universal level, X
3 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the philosophical problems in the sources that are constituted in the field of philosophy, X
4 To be able to connect the universal problems of philosophy with the local problems, X
5 To be able to interrogate the universal problems of mankind, to be able to examine the interrogations in this field, X
6 To be able to deal with the problems of such fields as science, culture and art in a philosophical way, to recognize those questions X
7 To be able to provide the usage of interdisciplinary knowledge for the common and local problems concerning science, religion and art, X
8 To be able to understand, to solve and when necessary to direct the particular problems, X
9 To be able to narrate in writing and in words in a systematic and consistent way the knowledge possessed and suggestions for the solutions of problems, X
12 To be able to attain and to use the knowledge about philosophy and history of science.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 1 20 20
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 20 20
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6