Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of Science FEL 109 1 4 + 0 4 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MÜKERREM BEDİZEL AYDIN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MÜKERREM BEDİZEL AYDIN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To make students to be acquainted with the scientific course from the ancient to present.
Course Content What is science? What is its relation to history and philosophy? The development of science from the ancient to present.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To relate science, history and philosophy. Lecture, Testing,
2 To follow the development of thought together with the history of science. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To construct a concrete ground for the history of science. Lecture, Testing,
4 To evaluate science in ancient civilizations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
5 To evaluate science in ancient Greek. Lecture, Testing,
6 To evaluate medieval islamic science. Lecture, Testing,
7 To evaluate medieval western science. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is science? Its relation to history and philosophy. The history of science as a discipline. The sources of science. Science in prehistorical period.
2 Science in ancient civilizations (Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China).
3 Science in ancient Greek (Hellenic period)
4 Science in ancient Greek (Hellenic period)
5 Science in ancient Greek (Hellenic period)
6 Science in ancient Greek (Hellenistic period)
7 Science in ancient Greek (Hellenistic period) and Rome
8 Medieval İslamic science
9 Midterm exam
10 Medieval İslamic science
11 Medieval İslamic science
12 Medieval Western science
13 Medieval Western science
14 General evaluation
Course Notes Colin Ronan: Bilim Tarihi; Dünya Kültürlerinde Bilimin Tarihi ve Gelişmesi.Çev.:E.İhsanoğlu-F.Günergun.TÜBİTAK Yay.,Ankara,2003
Course Resources S. Tekeli, E. Kahya; Bilim Tarihine Giriş, Nobel Yay. Dağ., Ankara, 2001.
C. Yıldırım; Bilim Tarihi, 4. bs., Remzi Kitabevi, İstanbul, 1994.
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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 40
1. Kısa Sınav 25
2. Kısa Sınav 25
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Quiz 2 1 2
Assignment 1 1 1
Total Workload 100
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4
dersAKTSKredisi 4