Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
19Th Century Philosophy In The West FEL 302 6 4 + 0 4 8
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FATMA BERNA YILDIRIM
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. FATMA BERNA YILDIRIM,
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Course Objective To ensure that students can think with the modern concepts and follow the evolution of the history of thoughts.
Course Content Introducing the philosophers, the specific concepts and discussions of 19th century.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To explain the common character of the 19th century Western philosophy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 To determine the place of Hegel in the history of philosophy. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 To explain the concepts of Geist, becoming, self-consciousness and dialectic in Hegel. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 To discuss about how Hegel applies logic to history, society and nature. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 To define the concepts of will, love, respect, mercy and substance in Schopenhauer. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
6 To compare Schopenhauer’s account of morals with Kant’s. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
7 To discuss about the meaning of life in Schopenhauer. Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
8 To discuss about the importance of the concept of decadence in Nietzsche’s philosophy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
9 To compare and explain the overman and herd morality. Lecture, Question-Answer, Oral Exam, Testing,
10 To explain the concepts of eternal return, will to power, God, democracy, nihilism and freedom in Nietzsche. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Fichte
2 Schelling
3 Hegel: His life and works
4 Hegel: Absolute Geist
5 Hegel: the dialectics of master and slave
6 Hegel: history and culture
7 Hegel: philosophy, religion and art
8 Hegel: Political Views
9 Midterm exam
10 Schopenhauer
11 Neo-Kantianism
12 James Mill
13 Comte and Marx
14 William James
Course Notes [1] Gökberk, Macit, Felsefe Tarihi, Remzi Kitabevi, İstanbul, 2004
Course Resources [2] Kojeve, Alexandre, Hegel Felsefesine Giriş, Yapı Kredi Yayınları,
[3] Weber, Alfred, Felsefe Tarihi, Sosyal Yayınları, İstanbul, 2001
[4] West, David, Kıta Avrupası Felsefesine Giriş, Paradigma Yay. İstanbul 1998
[5] Russell, Bertrand, Batı Felsefesi Tarihi 3, Bilgi Yay. Ankara 1973
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 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 6 96
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Assignment 1 15 15
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 15 15
Total Workload 210
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 8.4
dersAKTSKredisi 8