Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Philosophical Thought UFM 501 0 3 + 0 3 7
Precondition Courses None
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FATMA BERNA YILDIRIM
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Arş. Gör. Onur Kabil, Arş. Gör. Merve Ertene, Arş. Gör. Ender Büyüközkara, Arş. Gör. Bahadır Karadağ
Course Category
Course Objective Recognizing some specific ways and the fundamental concepts of philosophical thinking , gaining the ability to inquire into basic philosophical problems and in accordance with these attainment examine, discuss and evaluate the current issues from a philosophical point of view.
Course Content Thinking on the philosophical problems forms the general content of this course. In regard to this the nature of reality, the meaning of life, the relation between mind and body and the problem of freedom are the main subjects of this course.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 One can gain the ability to think about the existential problems.
2 One can recognize the basic philosophical concepts.
3 One can gain the ability to question and think on the philosophical problems.
4 One can discuss and evaluate the current philosophical issues.
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is philosophy?
2 What is the structure of a philosophical argument?
3 What is the meaning of life?
4 Is life meaningless?
5 Does God exist?
6 Is evil explicable?
7 Does science refute the God?
8 What is the nature of reality?
9 What is mind?
10 How do mind and body interact with each other?
11 Who are we?
12 Are we free?
13 Should we be good?
14 Final
Course Notes
Course Resources
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