Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Avicenna´S Pointers (Al-Isharat) With Comparison T FDI 602 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>No pre-conditions for this course.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>All courses on logic and philosophy may be helpful for this course.</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi EMRAH KAYA
Course Lecturers
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No assistant for this course.

Course Category
Course Objective

The Classical Logic, which Aristotle has established as a method and al-Farabi has re-constructed in Arabic, has had it’s perfect and most systemathical form in the works of Avicenna. The aim of this lesson is that how are classical logical issues examined in Avicenna’s book Pointers (al-Isharat) , which determining the books of after Avicenna and Avicenna wrote his logical wievs in it. To be understood of later logical Works as eligible it is aimed reading Avicenna’s Pointers, with it commentaries.

Course Content

Introduction to Logic of Avicenna, Avicenna’s Logical Works, The Systematics and Place of Pointers in Avicenna’s Works, Some Considerable Commentaries of Pointers, Comentaries of Tusi and Rhazi on Pointers, In the Pointers: The Subject Matter of Logic; The Logic of Concepts: Five Universals and Definition; The Logic of Propositions: Description, Elements and Kinds of Propositions, Conversion, Contradiction and Modality in Propositions: The Theory of Syllogism; Deduction, Induction, Analogy; The Syllogism in respect to it’s matter: Five Arts

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Comprehend the continuity of logic tradition Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Determine contributions of Turkish-Muslim philosophers to the discipline of logic Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Read the works which have influenced the later logical literature Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Explore the problematic situation of logic in the Works, before and after Avicenna Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 Analyze the Avicenna’s examining of logical issues Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 Compare different views between Avicenna and his commentators. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Logic of Avicenna
2 Avicenna’s Logical Works
3 The Systematics and Place of Pointers in Avicenna’s Works
4 Some Considerable Commentaries of Pointers.
5 Comentaries of Tusi and Rhazi on Pointers
6 The Subject Matter of Logic In the Pointers
7 The Logic of Concepts: Five Universals and Definition
8 The Logic of Propositions: Description, Elements and Kinds of Propositions
9 Conversion, Contradiction and Modality in Propositions
10 The Theory of Syllogism
11 Deduction
12 Induction
13 Analogy
14 The Syllogism in respect to it’s matter: Five Arts
Resources
Course Notes <p>İbn Sina, İşaretler ve Tembihler, İstanbul 2005.</p> <p>Tony Street, &ldquo;İbn S&icirc;n&acirc; Sonrası Bir Kıyas Tarihine Doğru: Rescher&rsquo;in Arap Modal Mantığı ile İlgili &Ccedil;alışmaları &Uuml;zerine Notlar&rdquo;, &ccedil;eviren: İbrahim &Ccedil;apak, Sakarya &Uuml;niversitesi İlahiyat Fak&uuml;ltesi Dergisi, 2006, sayı: 13, s. 197-218.</p> <p>Ali Durusoy, İbn Sina Felsefesinde İnsan ve Kainattaki Yeri, İstanbul 2008.</p>
Course Resources

Nasiruddin Tusi, Şerhu’l-İşarat, Kahire,ts.
Fahreddin Razi, Şerhu’l-İşarat, Kahire, Matbaatü’l-Hayriyye 1325.
İbn Sina, Mantığa Giriş, İstanbul 2006.
İbn Sina, Yorum Üzerine, İstanbul 2006.
İbn Sina, Sofistik Deliller, İstanbul 2006.
Ali Durusoy, Örnek Çeviri Metinlerle Mantığa Giriş, İstanbul 2008.
Ali Durusoy, “İbn Sînâ’nın ‘El-Mu‘cezü’s-Sağîr Fi’l-Mantık’ Adlı Risâlesi”, Marmara Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi, 1995-1997, sayı: 13-14-15, s. 143-166.
Ali Durusoy, “İbn Sina Mantığının Yapısı”, Uluslararası İbn Sina Sempozyumu, İstanbul 2008.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ödev 30
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 8 8
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.6
dersAKTSKredisi 6