Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Basic Concepts Of Philosophy FEL 104 2 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. İBRAHİM SAFA DAŞKAYA
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. İBRAHİM SAFA DAŞKAYA,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To ensure that students get to be acquainted with the subject-matters and concepts of philosophy and to learn the way of argumentation on such subject-matters and concepts
Course Content To present some concepts such as substance, essence, thing, object, determinism, causality, arkhe, mechanism, intuition, ratio, experience, experiment, ethics, moral, duty, not historically but in the context of philosophers and their texts.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains minimum of five concepts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
2 Learns the meaning of concepts in terms of different philosophers. Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing,
3 Becomes skilful at analyzing any other concept. Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
4 Learns analytical thinking Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic ontological concepts
2 Basic ontological concepts
3 Basic ontological concepts
4 Basic ontological concepts
5 Basic epistemological concepts
6 Basic epistemological concepts
8 Basic epistemological concepts
9 Basic concepts of philosophy of science
10 Basic concepts of philosophy of science
11 Basic ethical concepts
12 Basic ethical concepts
13 Basic ethical concepts
Course Notes Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz, Felsefeye Giriş: Temel Kavramlar ve Kuramlar, Gündoğan Yayınları
Course Resources Ahmet Cevizci, Felsefeye Giriş, Say Yayınları
Ahmet Arslan, Felsefeye Giriş, Adres Yayınları
Nigel Warburton, Felsefeye Giriş, Paradigma Yayınları
Aristoteles, Metafizik, Çev. Ahmet Arslan, Sosyal Yayınları
Platon, Devlet, İş Bankası 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. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ara Sınav 70
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
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 4 64
Total Workload 96
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.84
dersAKTSKredisi 4