Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Reading Of Classical Texts FEL 210 4 1 + 1 2 4
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör.Dr. MERVE ERTENE
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Course Objective To read the selected classical texts of philosophy.
Course Content Plato’s dialogues, Texts of Aristotle, Selected texts of Descartes, Locke and Kant.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To expose the subjects and problems of classical texts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 Discussion on selecting a classical work. Lecture, Discussion, Testing,
3 Discussion on a text in order to understand it. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
4 Discussion on the method that will be selected. Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing,
5 Evaluating texts. Lecture, Testing,
6 General evaluation on reading and discussion. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introducing the methods that will be applied in this course
2 Selecting a classical work
3 Beginning to read the work
4 Introduction to discussions about how to understand a text
5 Reading-discussion
6 Reading-discussion
7 Reading-discussion
8 Reading-discussion
9 Midterm exam
10 Selecting a new text
11 Reading-discussion
12 Reading-discussion
13 Reading-discussion
14 Reading-discussion
Course Notes [1] Platon, Diyaloglar <br>[2] Aristoteles, Metafizik
Course Resources [3] Descartes, Yöntem Üzerine Konuşma
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. Kısa Sınav 25
1. Ödev 75
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Assignment 1 15 15
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 20 20
Total Workload 100
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4
dersAKTSKredisi 4