Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Western Medieval and Renaissance Philisophy FEL 201 3 4 + 0 4 6
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 closely acquainted with the Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
Course Content Patristic period, dark ages, logicist approaches, problems of existence, discussion on nominalism and realism
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To list in an oral presentation at least three of the influences of Christianity on transition from Hellenistic period to the Middle Ages. Lecture, Testing,
2 To enumerate in a written presentation at least five of the characteristics of Medieval thought. Lecture, Testing,
3 To enumerate at least five of the Medieval thinkers together with at least one of their main problems. Lecture, Testing,
4 To explain in an oral presentation at least five of the concepts of Medieval thought. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Oral Exam,
5 To establish in a written presentation some connections established by Medieval thinkers between at least two concepts. Lecture, Testing,
6 To list in an oral presentation at least five of the formative elements of Medieval thought. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Neo-Platonism
2 Plotin
3 Augustine
4 Augustine
5 Boethius
6 Abelard
7 Anselm
8 Saint Thomas
9 Midterm exam
10 Bacon
11 Erasmus
12 Bruno
13 Galilei Galileo
14 Evaluation
Course Notes [1] Jones, Ortaçağ felsefesi Tarihi, Paradigma, İstanbul 2006
Course Resources [2] Alain De Libera, Ortaçağ Felsefesi, Litera Yayıncılık, 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 5 80
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Total Workload 142
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.68
dersAKTSKredisi 6