Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Texts Of Contemporary Philosophy Echols FEL 401 7 4 + 0 4 5
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FATMA BERNA YILDIRIM
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. FATMA BERNA YILDIRIM,
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Course Objective To make students to be acquainted with the contemporary thought by reading primary sources.
Course Content Examining the contemporary thought in the primary sources.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To enumerate in a written presentation at least five of the characteristics of contemporary thought. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 To enumerate at least five of the contemporary thinkers together with at least one of their main problems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam,
3 To explain in an oral presentation at least seven of the concepts of contemporary thought. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
4 To establish in a written presentation some connections established by contemporary thinkers between at least two concepts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
5 To list in an oral presentation at least five of the formative elements of contemporary thought. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
6 To explain these elements in a written presentation. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Outlines of the contemporary philosophy
3 Nietzsche in XXth century philosophy
4 Critical Theory
5 Theodor Adorno
6 Theodor Adorno
7 Hannah Arendt
8 Hannah Arendt
9 Midterm exam
10 Susan Sontag
11 Susan Sontag
12 Structuralism
13 Structuralism
14 Poststructuralism
Course Notes [1] Carnap, R. Felsefe ve Mantıksal Sözdizimi (Yayınlanmamış Çeviri)
Course Resources [2] Christian De la Campaigne, 20. yy Felsefe Tarihi, İş Bankası Yayınları, 2010.
[3] E. Husserl, Kesin Bilim olarak Felsefe, TFK
[4] Sartre, Varoluşçuluk, Say Yayınları.
[5] Gadamer, Hakikat ve Yöntem, Paradigma Yayınları
[6] Adorno ve Horkheimer, Aydınlanmanın Diyalektiği, Kabalcı Yay.
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 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. 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 2 10 20
Assignment 1 20 20
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 20 20
Total Workload 134
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.36
dersAKTSKredisi 5