Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Islamic Ethical Phylosophy ILA 366 6 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. KEMAL BATAK
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. KEMAL BATAK,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To inform about schools of Islamic ethical tought
Course Content Teological ethic, religious ethic, ethic of Sufi, philosophical ethic
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knows there are different approaches in Islamic ethical philosophy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Comprehends basic arguments of different ethical schools Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Defines basic concepts of Islamic ethical thought Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Knows some axioms that is influential to reach ethical theory Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Realizes the relation between Greek ethical philosophy and Islamic ethical philosophy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Theological ethic
3 Ethical voluntarism
4 Religious ethics
5 Ibn Hazm and Ragıb el-Isfehani
6 Fakhr ad-Din ar-Razi
7 Ethics of Sufi
8 Philosophical ethics and its Greek sources
9 Al-Kindi and Muhammad ibn Zakariyā Rāzī
10 The Brethren of Purity and Yahya ibn Adi
11 Al-Farabi, Ibn Sina, Ibn Rushd
12 Ibn Miskavayh
13 Nasir al-Din Tusi and Jalaladdin Devani
14 Ghazali
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The student can recite the Quran according to its rules and interpret it.
2 S/he has adequate knowledge of Arabic so that he can understand the classical and modern religious texts in his/her related field
3 S/he recognizes the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and his physical and moral attributes and the historical process of the science of hadith, its methodology, problems, interpretation and its cultural value for the life of a Muslim.
4 S/he relates the main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) through exploring classical and modern sources, has the ability of comparing Islamic law and other legal systems and of evaluating them in the context of Islamic legal history and theory.
5 S/he knows the principles of Islamic belief and discusses them through rational and revelational approaches and has the ability to speculate on theological problems through scientific and rational methods. X
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in Islamic history and today. X
7 S/he is able to report and describe the history, concepts, institutions, main figures of Sufism. X
8 S/he is able to relate the history of religious education and modern methods of education. S/he can use these methods in religious education. His/her reasoning ability, and endowment of truth thinking improves and his self-confidence increases.
9 S/he can reflect on religion and religious themes in philosophical, sociological and psychological perspectives. S/he can define the conceptual problems and the topics which have been discussed by the Muslim thinkers. X
10 S/he can give an overview of world religions both living and dead-ones comparing their perception of God and sacred realms.
11 S/he relates the variant period of Islamic history S/he can look at Islamic civilization and science from political, cultural and social historical perspectives using critical and interdisciplinary approaches. X
12 S/he is able to recognize the forms of Turkish Islamic Literature and can read and understand the examples of these forms. Along with the general theory of music s/he is able to recognize Turkish religious music and can practice it. S/he knows the history and the attributes of architectural and decorating arts. S/he has an aesthetical thinking.
13 S/he researches and studies interdisciplinary at the field of Religious Sciences. S/he considers scientific, cultural and ethic values in scientific studies.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
3. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 10
1. Final 90
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 4 4
Total Workload 90
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.6
dersAKTSKredisi 4