Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Philosophical Anthropology FEL 216 4 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NESRİN ERTÜRK
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NESRİN ERTÜRK,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To show the prospects of philosophy as a form of investigation with respect to the knowledge on human being.
Course Content Following the philosophical views on human being on the basis of the writings of Kant, Scheler and Cassirer.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To define the basic concepts of philosophical anthropolgy. Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
2 To explain the presence conditions of human being. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
3 To compare Kant’s and Scheler’s imagination of human being. Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 To explain Cassirer’s view of human as a cultural being. Lecture, Testing,
5 To evaluate different modes of consciousness and human being. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam,
6 To discuss about the attitudes of sciences and philosophy on understanding human being. Discussion, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the philosophical anthropology
2 Short history of the discipline
3 Kant
4 Kant
5 Scheler
6 Scheler
7 Scheler
8 Darwinism
9 Midterm exam
10 Cassirer
11 Cassirer
12 Cassirer
13 Contemporary philosophical anthropology
14 Contemporary philosophical anthropology
Course Notes [1] Mengüşoğlu, Kant ve Scheler’de İnsan, İÜ. Yayınları 1980
Course Resources [2] Max Scheler, İnsanın Kosmostaki Yeri, Ayraç Yayınları, 1998
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 50
1. Ödev 50
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 4 4
Total Workload 88
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.52
dersAKTSKredisi 4