Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Epistemology FEL 208 4 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
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,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To make students to be acquainted with the subject-matters and concepts of epistemology, and to learn the way of thinking about those subject-matters and concepts.
Course Content General approaches concerning the essence of knowledge.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To list in an oral presentation at least five of the problems of epistemology. Lecture, Testing,
2 To be able to explain in a written presentation at least two of these problems. Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Homework,
3 To enumerate in an oral presentation at least two of the all elements that are useful to make knowledge-belief distinction. Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Oral Exam,
4 To explain both of these two elements in a written presentation. Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Homework,
5 To list in an oral presentation at least four of the contrary theories of truth. Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Homework,
6 To list in a written presentation at least two of the contrary theories of truth. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Definitions of the knowledge
3 Definitions of the knowledge
4 Basic definitions: judgment/belief
5 Basic definitions: judgment/belief
6 Basic definitions: truth
7 Basic definitions: truth
8 Basic definitions: truth
9 Midterm exam
10 Basic definitions: justification
11 Basic definitions: justification
12 Basic definitions: justification
13 The problem of perception
14 The problem of perception
Course Notes 1-Platon, Thaeitetos<br>2-Aristotales, Yorum Üzerine ve Kategoriler<br>3-Descartes, Method Üzerine Konuşma<br>4-Kant, Saf Aklın Eleştirisi
Course Resources [2] Hunt, Felsefenin Çağrısı, (Bilgi Felsefesi) İmge Yay. Ankara, 2004
[3] V.Hacı Kadiroğlu, Bilgi Felsefesi, Metis yay. İstanbul 1994
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. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ara Sınav 70
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Total Workload 105
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.2
dersAKTSKredisi 4