Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Philosophy Of History TRE 505 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. RAHMİ KARAKUŞ
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Course Objective The interpretation of historical facts and knowledge
Course Content To inquire the possibility and the validity of historical knowledge, and to specify the present place of history
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to assign the philosophical place of historical knowledge in terms of other kinds of coginiton. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
2 To be acquainted with the speculative philosophies of history. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
3 To carry the perception of time to a wide platform. Lecture, Discussion, Testing,
4 To discuss about the analytical methods of history. Lecture, Discussion, Oral Exam,
5 To interrogate the place of the history of Turkey in the general world history. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
6 To know and be able to interpret the historical constructs of present time. Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is an historical fact?
2 What is philosophy of history?
3 Hypothesis
4 History and science
5 Truth and fact in history
6 Can history be objective?
7 Speculative philosophy of history: Kant and Herder
8 Speculative philosophy of history: Hegel
9 Midterm exam
10 Collingwood and his further thoughts on history
11 History and its methods
12 Criticisms of historical sources
13 Criticisms of historical knowledge
14 Criticisms of historical knowledge
Course Notes 1. Bıçak, Ayhan (2004). Tarih Sorunu. Kutadgu Bilig. Sayfa, 106-121. <br>2. Bıçak, Ayhan (2004). Tarih Düşüncesi 1. Tarih <br>3. Aysevener, Kubilay ve E. Müge Barutca (2003). Tarih Felsefesi. Cem Yayınevi, İstanbul.
Course Resources 4. Collingwood, R.G. (1996). Tarih Tasarımı. (Çev: Kurtuluş Dinçer), Gündoğan Yayınları, Ankara.
5. E. Carr, Tarih Nedir?, İletişim Yayınları.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 25
2. Ödev 25
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 2 15 30
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6