Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Kalâmic Ontology KLM 618 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>None</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ZİYA ERDİNÇ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

None

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

To examine the kalam concept of existence and its change during process of history.

Course Content

In this course, it will be dealt with mutakallimun approaches on the ontology`s matters such as existence, essence, the relationship between existence and essence, the theory of a?wal and mental existence.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Comprehend the basic elements of kalamic ontology Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Evaluate the effects of kalamic ontology on the philosophy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Compare the place of existence and essence in the kalam and Islamic philosophy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Explain the change of kalamic ontology from the mutaqaddimun period to the later period. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 Analyze projections of the change of kalamic ontology in the theological problems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 Evaluate the effect of Islamic philosophy on the kalamic ontology in the later period. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The introduction to kalāmic ontology
2 The notions of dhāt, attribute, shay` and haqīqah
3 The essential attributes in Muʿtazilite and Ashʿarite
4 The substance and accident ontology
5 Aḥwāl theory of Abū Hāshim
6 Aḥwāl theory of Bāqillānī and al-Juwaynī
7 The effect of kalāmic ontology on Avicennian ontology
8 Avicennian philosophy`s effect on the kalāmic ontology
9 The notions of existence and nonexistence
10 The notion of essence
11 The relationship between existence and essence
12 Mental existence
13 The universals
14 Matter and form
Resources
Course Notes <p>Fedor Benevich, The Metaphysics of Mu?ammad b. ?Abd al-Karim al-&Scaron;ahrastani (d. 1153): A?wal and Universals, Islamic Philosophy from the 12th to the 14th Century, 2018; Fedor Benevich, The Essence-Existence Distinction: Four Elements of the Post-Avicennian Metaphysical Dispute (11&ndash;13th Centuries), Oriens 45 (2017) 203&ndash;258; Fedor Benevich, The Classical Ash?ari Theory of A?wal: Juwayni and his Opponents, Journal of Islamic Studies 27/2 (2016), s. 136-175; Murat Kaş, Seyyid Şerif C&uuml;rc&acirc;n&icirc;&rsquo;de Zihn&icirc; Varlık, İstanbul: Marmara &Uuml;niv. Sosyal Bilimler Enstit&uuml;s&uuml;, 2017; Robert Wisnovsky, İbn Sina Metafiziği, &ccedil;ev. İbrahim Halil &Uuml;&ccedil;er, İstanbul: Klasik Yayınları, 2010; &Ouml;mer T&uuml;rker, &ldquo;Kelam İlminin Metafizikleşme S&uuml;reci&rdquo;, D&icirc;v&acirc;n: Disiplinlerarası &Ccedil;alışmalar Dergisi, 2007/2, c. XII, sayı: 23, s. 75-92; &Ouml;mer T&uuml;rker, &ldquo;Varlık Olmak Bakımından Varlık &Uuml;zerine D&uuml;ş&uuml;nmenin İmk&acirc;nı: İslam Metafizik Geleneklerinden Hareketle Bir Analiz&rdquo;, Nazariyat: İslam Felsefe ve Bilim Tarihi Araştırmaları Dergisi, c. 2, sayı: 3, s. 1-33.</p>
Course Resources

Robert WISNOVSKY, “İbn Sînâ ve İbn Sînâcı Gelenek”, İslam Felsefesine Giriş, ed. Peter Adamson, Richard C. Taylor, çev. M. Cüneyt Kaya, İstanbul: Küre Yayınları, 2007, s. 103-149.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Program Öğrenme Çıktıları To gain skill for data collection, consultation of the literature and analysis in relevant area To become skilled at knowledge of methods for the process of scientific research To gain the skill to make contribution to science, at least in one of the theoretical, methodic or practical areas, in the scientific researches To gain thorough competence in critical evaluation and synthesis To gain the skill for production of new ideas To have the capability of interdisciplinary study and gain the skill for adaptation of theory, method and applications of different branches to relevant branch To follow technical, scientific developments and information technologies in relevant area To publish at least an academically work related to the writing of history To gain the skill for communication with the national or international circles of the relevant branch To have behavioral and ethic sensitivity in accordance with academic life
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 40
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 1 16
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 2 10 20
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 20 20
Final examination 1 40 40
Total Workload 154
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.16
dersAKTSKredisi 6