Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Philosophy and Literature FEL 402 8 2 + 0 2 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. RAHMİ KARAKUŞ
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Course Objective To survey the relation between philosophy and literature by means of the theories of literature.
Course Content Examining some literary texts as well as some theories of literature and assess the results of this examination from a philosophical perspective.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To enumerate in a written presentation at least five of the characteristics of the theories of literature. Lecture, Testing,
2 To enumerate at least five of the theorists of literature in the context of at least one of their basic problems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
3 To explain in an oral presentation at least seven of the problems of the theories of literature. Lecture, Question-Answer, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 To establish some connections between at least two concepts which were established in the theories of literature. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 To list in an oral presentation at least five of the constituting elements of the theories of literature. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
6 To explain the above mentioned elements in a written presentation. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 An applied presentation of the reading method adopted for the course
2 An examination of an essay: Bilge Karasu, “Azınlık-Azınlıklar”
3 An examination of an short story: Sait Faik Abasıyanık, “Jimnastik Yapan Adam”
4 An examination of a novel: Michel Tournier, Cuma ya da Pasifik Arafı
5 An examination of a novel: Michel Tournier, Cuma ya da Pasifik Arafı
6 An examination of a novel: Michel Tournier, Cuma ya da Pasifik Arafı
7 An examination of a tragedy: Sofokles, Antigone
8 An examination of a tragedy: Sofokles, Antigone
9 Midterm exam
10 An instance for structuralist literary theory: Roland Barthes, Anlatıların Yapısal Çözümlemesine Giriş
11 An instance for structuralist literary theory: Umberto Eco, The Role of the Reader
12 An instance for post-structuralist literary theory: Cem İleri, Yazının da Yırtılıverdiği Yer
13 To assess the philosophical significance of the data produced by the theories of literature
14 To assess the philosophical significance of the data produced by the theories of literature
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Course Notes 1. Umberto Eco, Anlatı Ormanlarında Altı Gezinti.<br>2. Umberto Eco, Yorum ve Aşırı Yorum<br>3. Tahsin Yücel, Yapısalcılık<br>4. Italo Calvino, Kitaplarımdan Birini Nasıl Yazdım<br>5. Mehmet Rifat, Homo Semioticus
Course Resources Ayrıca, haftalık dökümde anılan diğer metin ve kitaplar.
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 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 15 15
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Total Workload 119
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.76
dersAKTSKredisi 5