Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Greek Tragedies and Philosophy FEL 225 3 2 + 0 2 4
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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 introduce information about tragedies as the origins of theater. To identify the basic conceptual framework concerning philosophy. To compare the tragedical thought with the philosophical thoungt.
Course Content The works of writers of tragedy and a philosophical questioning of tragedies.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Gets a general information about tragedies Lecture, Discussion, Testing,
2 Makes a written presentation about Aristotle´s analysis of tragedies. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
3 Philosophically evaluates minimum of three tragedies Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Gets information about philosophical problems in tragedies. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing,
5 Makes an oral presentation about philosophical problems in tragedies. Lecture, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The concept of tragedy, its relation to mythology and Greek epos
2 The birth of tragedies
3 Aristotle´s analysis in his Poetica.
4 Aristotle´s analysis in his Poetica.
5 Aeschylus and his tragedies: Agamemnon
6 Aeschylus and his tragedies: Prometheus Desmotes
7 Sophocles and his tragedies:Antigone
8 Sophocles and his tragedies:Oedipus the King
10 Euripides and his tragedies:Bacchae
11 Euripides and his tragedies:Medea
12 Philosophical problems in Greek tragedies: Morals
13 Philosophical problems in Greek tragedies: Politics
14 General Evaluation
Course Notes 1. Jean Pierre Vernant/ Pierre Vidal-Naquet (2012), Eski Yunan´da Mit ve Tragedya, Kabalcı Yayınları.
Course Resources 2. Banu Kılan Paksoy (2011), Tragedya ve Siyaset, Mitos-Boyut Yayınları.
3. George Thomson (2004), Tragedyanın Kökeni "Aiskhylos ve Atina", Payel Yayınları.
4. Joachim Latacz (2006), Antik Yunan Tragedyaları, Mitos-Boyut Yayınları.
5. Aristoteles, (2014), Poetika, Can Yayınları.
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 40
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 40
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 8 16
Assignment 1 5 5
Total Workload 111
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.44
dersAKTSKredisi 4