Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Postmodernism FEL 412 8 2 + 0 2 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. TUFAN ÇÖTOK
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Course Objective To read the texts classified under the title of “postmodern” in the context of a criticism project on modernism.
Course Content To follow the critiques of modernism of the postmodern thinkers such as Lyotard and Foucault.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To define the concept of postmodernism. Lecture, Testing,
2 To compare the modern and postmodern works. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam,
3 To explain the sights of postmodernism. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To discuss about the fundamental theses of postmodern thinkers. Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 To define and explain the postmodern condition. Lecture, Testing,
6 To evaluate postmodernism according to its reflections in different fields. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Modernism up to Hegel
2 Modernism up to Hegel
3 Hegel and his successors
4 Hegel and his successors
5 Reading modernism as a narration
6 Reading modernism as a narration
7 Reading modernism as a narration
8 Reading modernism as a narration
9 Midterm exam
10 Lyotard
11 Lyotard
12 Foucault
13 Foucault
14 Evaluation
Course Notes [1] Lyotard, Postmodern Durum, Ara yay. Ankara 1990
Course Resources 2) Stuart Sim, “Postmodern Düşüncenin Eleştirel Sözlüğü” Ebabil Yay. Ankara 2006
3) Gencay Şaylan, “Postmodernizm” İmge Kitabevi, İst. 2002
4) P. Marie Rosenau, “Post- Modernizm ve Toplum Bilimleri” Ark Yay. Ankara 1998
5) M. Gottdiener, “Postmodern Göstergeler” İmge Kitabevi, Ankara 2005
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 25
1. Kısa Sınav 25
2. Kısa Sınav 25
1. Ödev 25
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 4 4
Total Workload 113
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.52
dersAKTSKredisi 5