Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Turkish Culture and Sufism FEL 318 6 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör.Dr. ENDER BÜYÜKÖZKARA
Course Lecturers Arş.Gör.Dr. ENDER BÜYÜKÖZKARA,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

To introduce the main subjects of Turkish thought and the place of sufism in this intellectual tradition

Course Content

The brief history of Turkish thought, the meaning of sufism in terms of Turkish thought, and eminent Turkish sufis

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to analyze the historical progress of Turkish thought on the basis of the concepts of Töre and Kut. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 To comprehend the relationship between culture and thought and belief systems. Discussion, Lecture, Testing,
3 To be acquainted with the common subjects of Turkish thought according to the concept of Töre. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
4 To be acquainted with Turkish Sufis. Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
5 To criticize Sufism in terms of history of thought. Discussion, Question-Answer, Testing,
6 To discuss about the concepts of Kut and Töre and their connections with the cultural elements such as political structure, language and religion. Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The brief history of Turkish thought
2 The brief history of Turkish thought
3 Sufism
4 Sufism in Turkish culture
5 Ahmad Yasawi
6 Ahmad Yasawi
7 Haji Bektash Veli
8 Haji Bektash Veli
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Yunus Emre
11 Yunus Emre
12 Sadr al-Din al-Qunawi
13 Sadr al-Din al-Qunawi
14 Sufism in the Ottoman Period
Resources
Course Notes <p>Texts uploaded to 'Sabis Documents'</p>
Course Resources

Hilmi Ziya Ülken, Millet ve Tarih Şuuru, Türkiye İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları

Hilmi Ziya Ülken, Türk Tefekkürü Tarihi, Yapı Kredi Yayınları

Nihat Keklik, Türklerde Ahlâk ve Dünya Görüşü, Ötüken Neşriyat

Ekrem Demirli, İslam Metafiziğinde Tanrı ve İnsan, Kabalcı Yayınevi

Hayrani Altıntaş, Tasavvuf Tarihi, Ankara Üniversitesi İlâhiyat Fakültesi Yayınları

Fuad Köprülü, Türk Edebiyatinda İlk Mutasavvıflar, Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığı Yayınları

Ömer Lütfi Barkan, Kolonizatör Türk Dervişleri, Hamle Yayın Dağıtım

Texts of Turkish sufis

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
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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 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 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 3 5 15
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 4 4
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 103
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.12
dersAKTSKredisi 4