Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Comparative Islamic and Western Thought ILA 466 8 2 + 0 2 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. KEMAL BATAK
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Course Objective Make a comparison between Islamic and Western Thought on the basis of some issues
Course Content Approaches of main figures of Islamic and the Western thought to some issues
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognises the interactions among different traditions of thought Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Describes common element among different traditions of thought Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Evaluates properly different cultures Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Evaluates different concepts of God Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Evaluates different models of creation Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Evaluates differents models of immortality Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Greek Philosophical Heritage
2 Origin and Development of Christian Thought
3 Augustine’s Understanding of God
4 Augustine’s Understanding of Creation and Time
5 Augustine’s Understanding of Human Nature and its Immortality
6 Ghazali on the Relation between Philosophy and Religion
7 Ghazali on Determinism
8 Ghazali on Creation and Time
9 Ibn Rush on God And Creation
10 Ibn Rudh on Human Nature and its Immortality
11 Ibn Rush on Determinism
12 Aquinas on the Relation between Philosophy and Religion
13 Bonaventure on the Relation between Philosophy and Religion
14 Latin Averroism on the Relation between Philosophy and Religion
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 S/he can recite the Quran properly and comment within the framework of scientific measurements.
2 S/he has knowledge of Arabic language at the level of understanding classical and modern texts in the field of Theology and uses it in expressing himself/herself in oral and written communication. S/he acquires a solid knowledge of a Western European Language at least at the level of B 1 of the European Language Portfolio, using it to follow the information in the field of Theology and communicate with colleagues.
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 can evaluate main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) which take place in classical and modern sources, comparing the Islamic law with other legal systems within the framework of comparative law.
5 Evaluates the principles of Islamic faith and problems of Theology within the framework of reason and authentic sources using scientific methods.
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in islamic world in the past and today. X
7 S/he has a satisfactory knowledge of the history, concepts, institutions, philosophy and main figures of Sufism.
8 S/he uses the information obtained from Religious education history, religious and modern training methods in the field of religious education.
9 S/he is able to evaluate Religion and religious issues philosophically, sociologically and psychologically. X
10 S/he has knowledge about non-Muslim religions at the level of comparing. X
11 S/he is able to evaluate issues related to the Islamic history, civilization and science with a critical point of view.
12 S/he has general information about the Turkish-Islamic literature and arts.
13 S/he takes in consideration scientific, cultural and ethical values in interdisciplinary research and studies in the field of Religious Studies. X
14 S/he is able to use information and communication technologies at a level required in the field.
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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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 115
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.6
dersAKTSKredisi 5