Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Philosophy Of Religion FEL 322 6 2 + 0 2 4
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. İBRAHİM SAFA DAŞKAYA
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Course Objective To make students to be acquainted with the subject-matters and concepts of the philosophy of religion and to learn the way of thinking on those subject-matters and concepts
Course Content The essence of the philosophy of religion, religious and mystical experience, relationship between reason and faith, God and universe, the relation of death to science, morals and art, immortality, religious pluralism
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To define the philosophy of religion. Lecture, Testing,
2 To distinguish the main subjects discussed in the philosophy of religion. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
3 To explain the relationship between the approach of the philosophy of religion and the approach of the other disciplines to the main problems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 To evaluate the discussions about the relation of reason and faith. Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
5 To criticize the different approaches to the imagination of God. Discussion, Testing,
6 To evaluate the different approaches to the relation of religion and science. Lecture, Testing,
7 To evaluate the different approaches to the relation of religion and morals. Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
8 To criticize the different approaches to the religious pluralism. Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to philosophy of religion
2 Religious and mystical experience
3 Relationship between reason and faith
4 Language of religion
5 God and his attributes
6 Arguments for the existence of God
7 Relationship between God and universe
8 The problem of evil
9 Midterm exam
10 Death and beyond death
11 Religious pluralism
12 Religion and science
13 God/Religion Morals and art
14 Atheism
Course Notes [1] Peterson, M. vd, 2006, Akıl ve İnanç, Din Felsefesine Giriş, İstanbul: Küre y.
Course Resources [2] Bayrakdar, Mehmet. 2001. Din Felsefesine Giriş, Ankara: Fecr y.
[3] Aydın, Mehmet. Din Felsefesi. İzmir: İzmir İlahiyat Vakfı y.
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 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
4. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 4 1 4
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 98
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.92
dersAKTSKredisi 4