Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Contemporary Epistemology FDI 608 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. KEMAL BATAK
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. KEMAL BATAK,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Knowing some views of contemporary epistemology
Course Content Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?; Causal Theory of Knowing; Answer of Chisholm; Gettier and Epistemic Luck; Al-Farabi and Chisholm; Internalism; Foundationalism; Reliability; Plantinga and Proper Function; Quine and Naturalized Epistemology; Normativity and Naturalized Epistemology; Classical Epistemology and Contemporary Epistemology
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knows basic theory regarding contemporary epistemology Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Analyzes basic claims of foundationalism and coherentism Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Realizes some difficulty in classical definition of knowledge Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Discuses grounds of new definition of knowledge Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Is justified true belief knowledge?
2 Causal Theory of knowing
3 Answer of Chisholm
4 Gettier and Epistemic luck
5 al-Farabi and Chisholm
6 Internalism
7 Foundationalism
8 Externalism
9 Reliabilism
10 Plantinga and proper functionalism
11 Quine and naturalized epistemology
12 Normativity and naturalized epistemology
13 Classical epistemology and contemporary epistemology
14 Classical epistemology and contemporary epistemology
Resources
Course Notes 1. Epistemology: An Anthology, Ernest Sosa, Jaegwon Kim, Jeremy Fantl, Matthew McGranth (ed.), (Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2008)<br>2. The Theory of Knowledge: Classical and Contemporary Readings, Louis P. Pojman (ed.), (Belmont: Wadsworth, 2003).<br>3. Gettier Edmund, “Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?”, Analysis, 1963.<br>4. Chisholm, Roderick, Theory of Knowledge, (New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1989).<br>5. Duncan Pritchard, What is This Thing Called Knowledge, (London: Routledge, 2010).<br>6. Epistemoloji: Temel Metinler, Hasan Yücel Başdemir (ed.), (Çorum: Hititkitap Yayınevi, 2011).<br>7. Çağdaş Epistemolojiye Giriş, Nebi Mehdiyev (ed.), (İstanbul: İnsan Yayınları, 2011).<br>8. Batak, Kemal, Felsefenin Sonu?: W. V. Quine, Doğallaştırılmış Epistemoloji ve Apriori Bilgi, (İstanbul: İz Yayıncılık, 2015).<br>9. Batak, Kemal, "Epistemik İçselcilik ve Dışsalcılık", Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi, 12, (2008).<br>10. Kabil, Onur, Roderick M. Chisholm ve Alvin Goldman Bağlamında Çağdaş Bilgi Felsefelerinde Haklılandırma Sorunu, Yüksek Lisans Tezi, Sakarya Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2011.
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
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2 X
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 40
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
2. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
3. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
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 6 96
Assignment 1 3 3
Performance Task (Seminar) 3 5 15
Total Workload 162
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.48
dersAKTSKredisi 6