Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ibn Sinas Metaphysics FDI 603 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>No pre-condition for this course.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>All courses related to Islamic philosophy may be useful for this course.</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi EMRAH KAYA
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. TAMER YILDIRIM, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi EMRAH KAYA,
Course Assistants

No assistant for this course.

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

The aim of course is to introduce comprehensively Avicenna's metaphysics, one of the most important scholar, to Ph.D. student studying in Islamic Philosophy.

Course Content

Metaphysics thought of pre-Avicenna Greek Philosophy, Farabi's metaphysical heritage, teleology, prophethood, the influence of Avicenna´s metaphysics on mysticism.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes the nature of interaction between Greek and Islamic metaphysics thought Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Distinguishes the mutual element of among different metaphysics thought Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Evaluates Avicenna's philosophy better Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Evaluates Avicenna's epistemology Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Evaluates the influence of Avicenna's metaphysics in the history of thought Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Distinguishes between Avicenna's metaphysics and the other metaphysics thought Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The problems of metaphysics thought of pre-Avicenna Greek Philosophy
2 Farabi's metaphysical heritage
3 Avicenna's metaphysics subject, research problems and principles
4 General ontological concepts
5 God and His attributes
6 Mental essence
7 Teleology
8 Mid-term exams
9 Prophethood
10 The problem of mead
11 The influence of Avicenna's metaphysics on Islamic Philosophy and theology
12 The influence of Avicenna's metaphysics on mysticism
13 The influence of Avicenna's metaphysics on the Western thought
14 General evaluation
Resources
Course Notes <p>Altıntaş, Hayrani. İbn Sina Metafiziği. Ankara: A&Uuml;İFY, 1992.</p> <p>Atay, H&uuml;seyin. İbn Sina&acute;da Varlık Nazariyesi. Ankara: K&uuml;lt&uuml;r Bakanlığı, 2001.</p>
Course Resources

İbn Sina. Necat. Ed. Abdurrahman Amayre. Beyrut: Darul Cil, 1992.

İbn Sina. İşaretler ve Tembihler. Çev. Ali Durusoy, Muhittin Macit, Ekrem Demirli. İstanbul: Litera, 2005.

Altıntaş, Hayrani. İbn Sina Metafiziği. Ankara: AÜİFY, 1992.

Atay, Hüseyin. İbn Sina´da Varlık Nazariyesi. Ankara: Kültür Bakanlığı, 2001.

Demirli, Ekrem. Sadreddin Konevi´de Bilgi ve Varlık. İstanbul: İz Yayıncılık, 2005.

Fakhry, Majid. The Subject-matter of metaphysics: Aristotle and Ibn Sina. In Islamic Philosophy and Theology, ed. M. Marmura, 137-147. Albany:

SUNY, 1984.

Goichon, A. M. İbn Sînâ Felsefesi ve Ortaçağ Avrupasındaki Etkileri. Tr. İ. Yakıt. İstanbul: Ötüken yy, 1986.

Hudayri, Zainab Mahmud. Ibn Sina wa Talamidhuhu al-Latin. Al-Qahira: Dar Qaba, 1997.

İbn Sina. Necat. Ed. Abdurrahman Amayre. Beyrut: Darul Cil, 1992.

İbn Sina. İşaretler ve Tembihler. Çev. Ali Durusoy, Muhittin Macit, Ekrem Demirli. İstanbul: Litera, 2005.

İbn Sina. Şifa, Metafizik I. çev. Ekrem Demirli, Ömer Türker. İstanbul: Litera, 2004.

İbn Sina. Şifa, Metafizik II. Çev. Ekrem Demirli, Ömer Türker. İstanbul: Litera, 2005.

Morewedge, Parviz. The Metaphysica of Avicenna. London, 1973.

Reisman, David C., ed. Before and After Avicenna. Leiden: Brill, 2003.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
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2 X
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3 X
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4 X
4 X
5
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8
9 X
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 30
1. Final 70
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 3 10 30
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 141
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.64
dersAKTSKredisi 6