Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Islamic Phylosophy ILA 469 7 4 + 0 4 6
Precondition Courses <p>No pre-condition asked for this course.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Since there is History of Philosophy course already in the curriculum of our department, we do not recommend any additional course in advance.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi EMRAH KAYA
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi EMRAH KAYA,
Course Assistants

No assistant for this course.

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Learning the formative period of Islamic philosophy, comparing the ideas of Muslim philosophers, and being aware of social, economic, political, and theological conditions that paved the way for Islamic philosophy.

Course Content

Information of Muslim philosophers, the roots of Islamic philosophy, discussion topics, and the effects of Islamic philosophy on today.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explain this thought´s formative period Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Knows some thinkers in this thouhgt Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Say three main chapter at islamic philosophy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Knows the movement of translation Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Analyze the this movement Discussion, Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
6 Explain these movements impacts Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Formative period
2 Kindi, Zekeriya Razi
3 Farabi
4 Farabi
5 İhvan-ı Safa
6 İbn Sina
7 İbn Sina
8 Mid Exam
9 Gazzali
10 İbn Bacce, İbn Tufeyl
11 İbn Rüşd
12 Şihabuddin Sühreverdi, Molla Sadra
13 Ottoman Thought
14 The effects of Islamic thought in Jewish and Christian thought
Course Notes <p>Main Sources of the Course</p> <p>1- C&uuml;neyt Kaya. İslam Felsefesi Tarih ve Problemer. İstanbul: İSAM Publishing.</p> <p>2-&nbsp;Mahmut Kaya. İslam Filozoflarından Felsefe Metinleri. İstanbul:&nbsp;Klasik Publishing.</p> <p>3- Related TDV Diyanet Islam Encyclopedia articles</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Secondary Sources</p> <p>1. Kind&icirc;. &Uuml;z&uuml;nt&uuml;den Kurtulma Yolları. Translated by Mustafa &Ccedil;ağrıcı. İstanbul: İFAV Publishing.</p> <p>2. Abu Bakr ar-Razi. Ruh Sağlığı. İstanbul: İz Publishing.</p> <p>3. Farabi. Madinat al-Fadıla. MEB Publishing.</p> <p>4. Farabi. İhsa al-Ulum. MEB Publishing.</p> <p>5. İbn Sina. An-Najat and Felsefenin Temel Konuları. İstanbul: Kabalcı Publishing.</p> <p>6. İbn Sina. Şifa İlahiyat 1-2. İstanbul: Litera Publishing.</p> <p>7. İbn Sina. İşaretler ve Tembihler. İstanbul: Litera Publishing.</p> <p>8. İhvan-ı Safa. Risaleler. İstanbul: Ayrıntı Publishing.</p> <p>9. İbn Tufeyl. Hayy bin Yakzan. İnsan Publishing.</p> <p>10. Gazzali. Munkız mined-Dalal. MEB Publishing.</p> <p>11. İbn R&uuml;şd. Fasl al-Maqal and Kaşf. Dergah Publishing.</p> <p>12. İbn R&uuml;şd. Tahafut al-Tahafut.</p>
Course Resources

For Further Readings:

Mehmet Bayrakdar. İslam Felsefesine Giriş. TDV Publishing.

İslam Felsefesi Tarihi vols 1-2, edited by Bayram Ali Çetinkaya. Ankara: Grafiker Publishing.

İsmail Hakkı İzmirli. İslâm´da Felsefe Akımları. İstanbul: Kitabevi Publishing.

Macit Fahri. A History of Islamic Philosophy. USA: Columbia University Press.

Macit Fahri. İslâm Felsefesi, Kelâmı ve Tasavvufuna Giriş. İstanbul: İnsan Publishing.

M. M. Şerif. Klasik İslam Filozofları. İnsan Publishing.

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.
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. X
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 149
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.96
dersAKTSKredisi 6