Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Logic Texts ILA 334 6 2 + 0 2 3
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. KEMAL BATAK
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Arş. Gör. Harun Kuşlu
Course Category
Course Objective Considering treatment of various logical doctrines in Islamic works and examining changes in logical issues in Pre-Avicennan and Post-Avicennan period
Course Content Alfarabi on logic, Avicenna on logic, Post-Avicennan period, logical issues in Muslim logicians of 13th. and 14th. centuries
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes logical doctrines of earliest and later Muslim logicians Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Knows modal logic in Alfarabi and Avicenna Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Knows syllogism theory of Muslim logicians Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Compare between Avicennan logicians and not-Avicennan logicians Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 Relates logical theories of Muslim Philosophers Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 Analyze relation between logic and Islamic discplines Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Subject-matter and purpose of logic in Alfarabi’s Ihsa- al-Ulum and Avienna’s Shifa
2 Propositions in Alfarabi’s De Interpretatione and Avicenna’s Pointers
3 Alfarabi and Avicenna on the syllogism
4 Al-Gazzali and his Criterion of Knowledge (Mı’yar al-Ilm)
5 Logical terms in Mi’yar al-Ilm and Kıstas al-Mustakim
6 Logic in Tusi’s Commentary of Pointers
7 Logic in Razi’s Commentary of Pointers
8 Logic in Razi’s Commentary of Pointers
9 Al-Abhari: Introduction (İsagoji): Subject-matter of logic-definition
10 Al-Abhari: Introduction: Proposition
11 Al-Abhari: Introduction: Syllogism
12 Al-Katibi-al-Shamsiyya: Subject-matter of logic-definition
13 Al-Katibi-al-Shamsiyya: Proposition
14 Al-Katibi-al-Shamsiyya: Syllogism
Course Notes
Course Resources
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. X
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. X
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.
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.
11 S/he is able to evaluate issues related to the Islamic history, civilization and science with a critical point of view. X
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.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 10
Total 100
Total 0
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Quiz 1 4 4
Assignment 1 4 4
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 2 2
Total Workload 78
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.12
dersAKTSKredisi 3