Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ethics Of Science UFM 502 0 3 + 0 3 7
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. İBRAHİM SAFA DAŞKAYA
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Course Objective Determining how to understand the practices of knowing and doing science from a moral and ethical perspective, explaining the relationship between history of science and philosophical approaches, arguing and evaluating scientific practices and their results in an ethical aspect.
Course Content
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The relation between science, knowledge and ethics
2 Understanding science form past to today
3 Environmental ethics
4 Environmental ethics
5 The effects of scientific developments on human and nature
6 Scientific study and ethics: human and animal subject
7 Scientific study and ethics:human and animal subject, Milgram Experiment
8 Scientific study and ethics:human and animal subject, Stanford Prison Experiment
9 Scientific study and ethics: plagiarism, writing, publishing and referee
10 Science- politics, scientist and politician relations
11 Science- politics, scientist and politician relations
12 Atom Energy Commision and Civil Nucleer Power Industry
13 Engineering Disasters: Challenger Space Craft Tragedy
14 Final
Course Notes Cumhur Ertekin, Nihat Berker, Aslıhan Tolun, Dinçer Ülkü, Bilimsel Araştırmada Etik ve Sorunları, Ankara, 2002<br>David B. Resnik, Bilim Etiği (Giriş), İstanbul, 2004<br>Albert Bayet, Bilim Ahlakı, Ankara, 2009 <br>Adam Briggle and Carl Mitcham, Ethics and Science: An Introduction, 2012
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
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
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 189
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7.56
dersAKTSKredisi 7