Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To Psychology Of Politics FEL 327 5 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses <p>There is no prerequisite for this site.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>No recommended courses for this course.</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi TANZER YAKAR
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi TANZER YAKAR,
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Merve Ertene, Res.Assist. Serhat Arslan, Res. Assist. Bahadır Karadağ, Res. Assist. Onur Kabil

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

This course is designed as a purpose for introduction to the following topics:

The development of power and its origin
The relation of power to individuals
How power continues its existence
The possiblity of ideal government
The possiblity of universal criteria concening government.
General concepts of political philosophy

Course Content


2.Truth of Politics

3.Rule of Law

4.The State of God

5. Law of War and Peace

6. Politician Beyond Good and Evil

7.The Sovereign State

8. Mid-term Exam

9. Constitutional Government

10.Theology and Politics


12. Perpetual Peace

13..World Citizenship

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To learn the origin and development of power Lecture, Testing,
2 To grasp the relation of power to individuals. Question-Answer, Testing,
3 To question the possibility of universal and ideal government. Question-Answer, Homework,
4 To learn the basic concepts of political philosophy Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Citizenship
2 Truth of Politics
3 Rule of Law
4 The State of God
5 Law of War and Peace
6 Politician Beyond Good and Evil
7 The Sovereign State
8 Mid-term Exam
9 Constitutional Government
10 Constitutional Government
11 Theology and Politics
12 Perpetual Peace
13 World Citizenship
14 Final exam
Course Notes
Course Resources

Aristoteles, Politika, çev. Mete Tuncay, İstanbul : Remzi Kitabevi, 2002.

Machiavelli, Prens, çev.: Işıtan Gündüz, İstanbul : Morpa Kültür Yayınları, 2004.

Locke, Hükümet Üzerine İkinci İnceleme, Ankara : Babil, 2004 

Sokrates, Kriton, çev. Filiz Öktem, Candan Türkan, İstanbul : Kabalcı Yayınevi, 2006

Rousseau, Toplum Sözleşmesi, çev. Vedat Günyol, İstanbul : Türkiye İş Bankası, 2007 :

Sokrates, Savunma, Yay. haz. Bircan Çınar, Ankara : Alter Yayıncılık, 2010 

Spinoza, Teolojik-Politik İnceleme, çev.: Cemal Bali Akal, Reyda Ergün. Ankara : Dost Kitabevi, 2010 : 2. bsk.

Rousseau, İnsanlar Arasında Eşitsizliğin Kaynağı, İstanbul : Say Yayınları, 2010

Hobbes, Leviathan, çev. Semih Lim, İstanbul : Yapı Kredi Yayınları, 2012.

Kant, Seçilmiş Yazılar, çev. Nejat Bozkurt, Sentez Yay, 2015.

Platon, Devlet, çev. : Sabahattin Eyüboğlu, M. Ali Cimcoz Türkiye İş Bankası Kültür Yay.İstanbul, 2016.

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. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Final 60
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 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) 14 2 28
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 2 2
Final examination 10 2 20
Total Workload 112
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.48
dersAKTSKredisi 4