Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ontology FEL 209 3 4 + 0 4 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. YUSUF TURAN
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. YUSUF TURAN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To ensure that students learn the main problems of ontology and the concepts connected with them.
Course Content Difference of ontology from the other disciplines and its similarities and relations with them. Main approaches to ontology in the history of philosophy.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to recognize the problems of ontology. Lecture, Testing,
2 To be able to distinguish the subject-matters of ontology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
3 To be able to think on the basic concepts of ontology and to connect them with each other. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam,
4 To discuss about the idea of God as a philosophical problem in medieval philosophy. Lecture, Discussion, Homework,
5 To discuss about the theories of creation. Lecture, Testing,
6 To define the concepts of noumenon, phenomenon and thing in itself Lecture, Testing,
7 To discuss about the existentialist philosophies. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition and limits of ontology
2 Problem of arche in antiquity
3 Heraclitus and logos
4 Plato and idea
5 Aristotle and substance
6 Emanation
7 God as a problem of philosophy in the middle ages
8 Arguments for the existence of God
9 Midterm exam
10 Theories of creation
11 Cartesian dualism
12 Noumenon, phenomenon, thing in itself
13 Existentialist philosophies
14 New Ontology
Course Notes 1-Platon, Parmenides ve Sofist Diyalogları<br>2-Aristotales, Metafizik<br>3-Descartes, Metafizik Üzerine Düşünceler
Course Resources [2] CEVİZCİ,Ahmet, Felsefe Sözlüğü, Paradigma Yayınevi, İstanbul 2005
[3] CEVİZCİ,Ahmet, Metafiziğe Giriş, Paradigma Yayınevi,İstanbul 2004
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Assignment 1 1 1
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 20 20
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6