Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Continental Philosophy FEL 417 7 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 expose the history of hermeneutics and to assess its place in philosophy.
Course Content Introducing the predecessors and the influential thinkers of hermeneutics.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To enumerate in a written presentation at least five of the characteristics of hermeneutics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
2 To enumerate at least five of the hermeneutics approach in the context of at least one of their basic problems Question-Answer, Testing,
3 To explain in an oral presentation at least seven of the problems of hermeneutics. Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
4 To establish some connections between at least two concepts which were established in hermeneutics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
5 To list in an oral presentation at least five of the constituting elements of hermeneutics. Lecture, Testing,
6 To explain the above mentioned elements in a written presentation. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Conceptions of interpretation in classical period
2 Dichotomy in the interpretation conceptions within the framework of Bible researches: Schools of Alexandria and Antioch. Augustine.
3 Dichotomy in the interpretation conceptions within the framework of Bible researches: Schools of Alexandria and Antioch. Augustine.
4 “Mental dictionary” in Giambattista Vico
5 Herder
6 Schleiermacher
7 Dilthey
8 Modern researches on Bible
9 Midterm exam
10 Heidegger
11 Gadamer
12 Frankfurt School
13 Interpretation conception of semiotics
14 Interpretation conception in post-structuralism
Course Notes 1. Doğan Özlem, Metinlerle Hermeneutik.<br>2. Hüsamettin Arslan, Hermeneutik ve Hümaniter Disiplinler.<br>3. Hans Georg Gadamer, Hakikat ve Yöntem.<br>4. Hermeneutik Üzerine Yazılar (kolektif).
Course Resources 1. Burhanettin Tatar, Hermenötik.
2. Anthony Grafton, Kalpazanlar ve Eleştirmenler.
3. Richard Eliot Friedman, Kitabı Mukaddes’i Kim Yazdı?
4. Giambattista Vico, Yeni Bilim.
5. Derrida, “İnsan Bilimleri, Gösterge ve Oyun”, Toplumbilim”.
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 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
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 15 15
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 4 4
Total Workload 113
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.52
dersAKTSKredisi 5