Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Technology Philosophy FEL 315 5 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 ensure that students can realize the global problems and their intrinsic relations with philosophy.
Course Content Explaining the concepts of technics, technology, science, philosophy, art and design and the relations among them.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To evaluate the relations between technology and science and the informational accumulation that will comprehend the contribution of philosophy to this relation. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 To explain the differences between technics and technology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 To discuss about the relation of technology and nature. Discussion, Oral Exam,
4 To discuss about the relation of technics and society. Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
5 To make evaluations on technics as representation. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 To discuss about the relation of art and technics. Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The concepts of technics and science
2 Differences between technics and technology
3 The relationship between science and technics
4 The relationship between technics and nature
5 The relationship between technology and nature
6 The relationship between science and philosophy
7 The relationship between technics and society: education
8 The relationship between technics and society: religion
9 Midterm exam
10 The relationship between technics and society: economics
11 The relationship between technics and society: politics
12 Technics as design
13 The relationship between art and technics
14 Evaluation
Course Notes [1] Habermas, Jurgen, “İdeoloji Olarak Bilim ve Teknik”, Yapı Kredi Yayınları, İstanbul, 1998
Course Resources [2] Uygur, Nermi, “Çağdaş Ortamda Teknik”, Yapı Kredi Yayınları, İstanbul, 1999
[3] Tunalı, İsmail, “Tasarım Felsefesine Giriş”, Yapı Yayın, İstanbul, 2004
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To acquire the skill of analytical and synthetic thinking, reading and acquainting,
2 To be able to understand and judge the philosophical accumulations at local and universal level,
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,
4 To be able to connect the universal problems of philosophy with the local problems,
5 To be able to interrogate the universal problems of mankind, to be able to examine the interrogations in this field,
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
7 To be able to provide the usage of interdisciplinary knowledge for the common and local problems concerning science, religion and art,
8 To be able to understand, to solve and when necessary to direct the particular problems,
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,
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 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
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
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 4 4
Total Workload 88
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.52
dersAKTSKredisi 4