Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Islamic Philosophy ILA 301 5 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses <p>No pre-condition asked for this course.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Since there is the History of Philosophy course already in the curriculum of our department, we do not recommend any additional course in advance.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi EMRAH KAYA
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. ATİLLA ARKAN, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi EMRAH KAYA,
Course Assistants

No assistant for this course.

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Learning the formative period of Islamic philosophy, comparing the ideas of Muslim philosophers, and being aware of social, economic, political, and theological conditions that paved the way for Islamic philosophy.

Course Content

Information of Muslim philosophers, the roots of Islamic philosophy, discussion topics, and the effects of Islamic philosophy on today.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explain this thought´s formative period Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Knows some thinkers in this thouhgt Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 Say three main chapter at islamic philosophy Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
4 Knows the movement of translation Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 Analyze the this movement Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
6 Explain these movements impacts Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Islamic Thought
2 Introduction to Islamic Thought and Translation Activities
3 Kindi - On First Philosophy
4 Abu Bakr Zakariyya ar-Razi - Philosophical Life
5 Farabi - Risâla fî ma’âni al-aql and Madina al-fadila
6 İbn Sina - Metaphysics; Tawhid and Prophethood
7 Ghazzali - Al-Munqiz and Incoherence of Philosophers
8 Mid-exam
9 Ibn Rushd - Fasl al-maqal and Kashf
10 Ihvan as-Safa - Treatises
11 Suhrawardî - Ishrâkî School
12 Ibn al-Arabî
13 Ibn Tufayl - Hayy b. Yaqzân
14 Ibn Khaldûn - Muqaddima
Course Notes <p>Main Sources of the Course</p> <p>1- C&uuml;neyt Kaya. İslam Felsefesi Tarih ve Problemer. İstanbul: İSAM Publishing.</p> <p>2-&nbsp;Mahmut Kaya. İslam Filozoflarından Felsefe Metinleri. İstanbul:&nbsp;Klasik Publishing.</p> <p>3- Related TDV Diyanet Islam Encyclopedia articles</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Secondary Sources</p> <p>1. Kind&icirc;. &Uuml;z&uuml;nt&uuml;den Kurtulma Yolları. Translated by Mustafa &Ccedil;ağrıcı. İstanbul: İFAV Publishing.</p> <p>2. Abu Bakr ar-Razi. Ruh Sağlığı. İstanbul: İz Publishing.</p> <p>3. Farabi. Madinat al-Fadıla. MEB Publishing.</p> <p>4. Farabi. İhsa al-Ulum. MEB Publishing.</p> <p>5. İbn Sina. An-Najat and Felsefenin Temel Konuları. İstanbul: Kabalcı Publishing.</p> <p>6. İbn Sina. Şifa İlahiyat 1-2. İstanbul: Litera Publishing.</p> <p>7. İbn Sina. İşaretler ve Tembihler. İstanbul: Litera Publishing.</p> <p>8. İhvan-ı Safa. Risaleler. İstanbul: Ayrıntı Publishing.</p> <p>9. İbn Tufeyl. Hayy bin Yakzan. İnsan Publishing.</p> <p>10. Gazzali. Munkız mined-Dalal. MEB Publishing.</p> <p>11. İbn R&uuml;şd. Fasl al-Maqal and Kaşf. Dergah Publishing.</p> <p>12. İbn R&uuml;şd. Tahafut al-Tahafut.</p>
Course Resources

For Further Readings:

Mehmet Bayrakdar. İslam Felsefesine Giriş. TDV Publishing.

İslam Felsefesi Tarihi vols 1-2, edited by Bayram Ali Çetinkaya. Ankara: Grafiker Publishing.

İsmail Hakkı İzmirli. İslâm´da Felsefe Akımları. İstanbul: Kitabevi Publishing.

Macit Fahri. A History of Islamic Philosophy. USA: Columbia University Press.

Macit Fahri. İslâm Felsefesi, Kelâmı ve Tasavvufuna Giriş. İstanbul: İnsan Publishing.

M. M. Şerif. Klasik İslam Filozofları. İnsan Publishing.

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. X
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. X
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. 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.
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
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Final 60
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 1 1
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 137
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.48
dersAKTSKredisi 5