Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To Philosophy DAO 209 3 2 + 0 2 3
Precondition Courses None.
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi METİN AYDIN
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Course Objective To make familiar with the nature of the philosophical thought and to help develop critical reasoning on the basis of the study of key concepts and major problems discussed in the main branches of the philosophy.
Course Content Definition of Philosophy, general characteristics of the philosophical thought: Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Being, Political Philosophy, Ethics, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Education: Key concepts and main problems.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains general characteristics of the philosophical thought. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Classifies branches of the philosophy in terms of their subject matter. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Defines and analyses the key concepts of the philosophy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Explains the major problems discussed in the main branches. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Compares the different positions with reference to their sources. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition of Phil.: different definitions of Phil., Phil. as a critical reflection, structural characteristics of phil. thought
2 Main branches of Philosophy
3 Epistemology: Definition of knowledge, nature and scope of knowledge, different kinds of knowledge, theory of knowledge
4 Possibility of knowledge, the relationship between knowledge and belief, source of knowledge
5 Philosophy of Science: Definition of science, classifications of sciences, developing process of scientific knowledge
6 Science as a subject of philosophy, analytic and synthetic arguments, verification, falsification, understanding and explaining, science and ethics
7 Science as a subject of philosophy, analytic and synthetic arguments, verification, falsification, understanding and explaining, science and ethics
8 Existentialism: Concept of Existence, moods of Ex., scientific and philosophical approaches to the Ex., nature of Ex., Metaphysics, Existence and Change, Existence and Teleology
9 Ethics: Definition of ethics, ethics and moral, arête, freedom, evolution of ethical norms, ethics and universality, applied ethics
10 Aesthetics: Main branches of Aesthetics, key concepts, philosophy of art, theories of art, problem of beauty in art.
11 Political Philosophy: Subject matter of Phil. of Science, key concepts, legitimating of political power, individual and the state, problem of ideal system, utopias
12 Philosophy of Religion: Subject matter of the Phil. of Religion, Phil. of Religion nd Theology, key concepts und main problems of the Phil.of Rel., interrelations between religion, human and philosophy, relations between religion and reason, philosophica
13 Philosophy of Education: Phil. of Education and educational sciences, relations between Phil. of Education and the other branches of the Phil., classical approaches to the Philosophy of Education
14 Key Concepts and main problems in the Philosophy of Education: Interrelations between education, ethic and religion, modern theories of education
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizes the informations related to religious and moral and uses these informations in Primary Education Religious and Ethics Education. X
2 Defines, models and solves the problems of education in the field of Primary Education Religious and Ethics Education. X
3 Solves and desings a proces according to a defined target in the field of Primary Education Religious and Ethics Education in educations field definition towards one aim one duration analysis and designing ability X
4 Data solutions and implements a special teaching methods in the field of Primary Education Religious and Ethics Education, wins the sociological and psychological perspecti and reviews of social events. X
5 Uses the necessary contemporary techniques and calculation tools for education practice. X
6 Makes the teamwork in disciplinary and interdisciplinary in education practices. X
7 Behaves independently, uses the initiative and creative exhibits behavior in education practices. X
8 Gains in life-long learning behavior. X
9 Gains in oral and written communication skills. X
10 Gains understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. X
11 Identifies national and international contemporary issues and indicates sensitive behavior to these issues. X
12 Defines the subjects of quality and uses these subjects related to the field X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 15
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 83
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.32
dersAKTSKredisi 3