Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Descartes´ Texts FEL 307 5 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ELİF ERGÜN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ELİF ERGÜN, Arş.Gör.Dr. ONUR KABİL,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To introduce Descartes´ philosophical works, his fundamenatl problems and concepts
Course Content To read and discuss Descartes´ works
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Gets information about Descartes´ philosophy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
2 Learns fundamental concepts of Descartes´ philosophy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Recites minimum of five concepts of the fundamental concepts of Descartes´s philosophy Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing,
4 Makes a written presentation about Descartes´ philosophy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Rules for the Direction of the Mind
2 Rules for the Direction of the Mind
3 Rules for the Direction of the Mind
4 Meditations
5 Meditations
6 Meditations
8 Meditations
9 Principles of Philosophy
10 Principles of Philosophy
11 Principles of Philosophy
12 Passions of the Soul
13 Passions of the Soul
14 General Evaluation
Course Notes Rene Descartes, Metot Üzerine Konuşma<br>Rene Descartes, Felsefenin İlkeleri<br>Rene Descartes, Ruhun İhtirasları<br>Rene Descartes, Meditasyonlar
Course Resources Rene Descartes, Metafizik Üzerine Düşünceler
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 20
1. Ödev 15
2. Ödev 15
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 10 10
Total Workload 104
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.16
dersAKTSKredisi 4