Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Philosophy Of Law FEL 314 6 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. RAHMİ KARAKUŞ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res.Assist. Ender BÜYÜKÖZKARA
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of this course is to introduce the main problems of the philosophy of law
Course Content The essence of the concept of law and philosophers views on law from antiquity to our time
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To have information on how the concept of law has been understood in the history. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 To be able to analyze the interrelations among the opinions on law, state, society and morals. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To define the concept of law in Plato and Aristotle. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
4 To define the concept of law in the Renaissance philosophers. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
5 Discussion on natural law. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
6 Discussion on modern law. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 What is law?
3 Law in Plato and Aristotle
4 Law in Roman Thought
5 Law in the Renaissance philosophers
6 Law in Islamic World
7 Law in Islamic World
8 Law in Islamic World
9 Midterm exam
10 Law in modern philosophers
11 Natural Law
12 Natural Law
13 Modern law and human rights
14 Modern law and human rights
Course Notes [1] Hegel, Hukuk Felsefesinin Prensipleri, Sosyal Yayınları
Course Resources [2] Aristoteles, Politika, Remzi Kitabevi
[3] Platon, Devlet, İş Bankası Yayınları
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 40
1. Kısa Sınav 13
2. Kısa Sınav 13
3. Kısa Sınav 14
1. Ödev 20
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 3 5 15
Assignment 1 2 2
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 101
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.04
dersAKTSKredisi 4