Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of Ottoman Science FEL 230 4 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MÜKERREM BEDİZEL AYDIN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MÜKERREM BEDİZEL AYDIN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To expose the development and the transformation of Ottoman science from 13th to 20th century.
Course Content Is there an Ottoman science? Sources of the Ottoman science. Ottoman science in the classical period. Ottoman science in the westernization process.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To evaluate the adventure of development and transformation of Ottoman science. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 To be able to pursuit the development and change of thought in conjunction with this adventure. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 To discuss about the educational institutions of Ottoman era. Lecture, Testing,
4 To evaluate the scientific institutions of Ottoman era. Lecture, Testing,
5 To discuss about the scientists in classical period. Lecture, Testing,
6 To discuss about the scientists in modern period. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is Ottoman science? What are the sources of it?
2 Classical Ottoman science
3 Classical Ottoman educational institutions
4 Classical Ottoman educational institutions
5 Classical Ottoman scientific institutions
6 Classical Ottoman scientific institutions
7 The major scientists of the classical period
8 Ottoman science in the westernization process
9 Midterm exam
10 Ottoman educational institutions in the westernization process
11 Ottoman educational institutions in the westernization process
12 Ottoman scientific institutions in the westernization process
13 The major scientists in the westernization process
14 Discussion
Course Notes [1] Aykut Kazancıgil: Osmanlı Bilim ve Teknoloji, Gazeteciler ve Yazarlar Vakfı Yay., İstanbul, 1999.
Course Resources [2] Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu: Büyük Cihattan Frenk Fodulluğuna, İletişim Yay., İstanbul, 1996.
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 100
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 4 4
Total Workload 108
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.32
dersAKTSKredisi 4