Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Contemporary Turkish Thought SOS 440 8 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. YUSUF TURAN
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. YUSUF TURAN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To comprehend the characteristics of the contemporary Turkish thought
Course Content The major thinkers and subjects of the contemporary Turkish thought; the heritage of the past
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To explain the major thinkers and subjects of the contemporary Turkish thought. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 To describe the major movements of the contemporary Turkish thought. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
3 To discuss about the thought movements in Tanzimat. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
4 To explain the thoughts of the major thinkers of the First and Second Constitutional Era. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
5 To discuss about the thoughts affecting the establishment of Republic. Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 To evaluate the adventure of modernization of Turkey. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Historical foundations of Turkish thought
2 19th century and beginning of the alteration
3 Turkish thought after Tanzimat
4 Turkish thought after Tanzimat
5 Intellectual activities after the Second Constitutional Era
6 Westernization and philosophical life
7 Westernization and philosophical life
8 The first decade of Turkish Republic and philosophical life
9 Midterm exam
10 The First decade of Turkish Republic and philosophical life
11 Philosophy in Turkey after reformation
12 Philosophy in Turkey after reformation
13 Philosophy in Turkey after reformation
14 General Evaluation
Course Notes [1] R.Karakuş, Felsefe Tasavvrumuz, Sakarya 2003
Course Resources [2] H.Z.Ülken, Çağdaş Türk Düşüncesi,2002
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 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ara Sınav 70
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 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 114
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.56
dersAKTSKredisi 5