Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To Music Philosophy and Esthetics MZK 002 0 2 + 0 2 0
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. EMEL DEMİRGEN
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. EMEL DEMİRGEN,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

The philosophy of music aims to understand its close relation with the superphysics and aesthetics by asking fundamental questions about music. What is music? What is called music? What are the connections to music, mind, emotion; What is the meaning in music, what is the historical meaning of music, what is the quality of music? asks questions like. The philosophical questioning of music as an important element of human history and life is among the aims and principles of the course. Even though it is considered under the philosophy of art, "philosophy of music" is an important area of interest, free from the philosophy of art, due to its wide use of music. It can be counted as one of the important data sources that they will tell philosophy as an activity belonging to all times.
 

Course Content

Music philosophy in Antiquity. Platon, Aristotales, Pythagoras, Empiricus. Music philosophy in Middle Ages. Anselmus, Aquinolu Thomas, Ockhamlı William, Bacon. Music in Islam philosophy. Farabî, El-Kindi, El Gazzâli, İbn-i Sina, Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi. Music philosophy in Renaissance. Zarlino, Marpurg. Music philosophy in 17th cc. Leibniz, Decartes, Spinoza. Music philosophy in 18th century. Rousseu, Kant, Hegel, Herder, Heinse. Music philosophy in 19th century. Schiller, Goethe, Schelling, Nietzsche, Schelling, Schopenhauer, Music Philosophy in 20th century. The meaning, ontology and values of music based on these thinkers.
 

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Examines fundamental questions about the philosophy of music, the nature and value of music, and our experience of music Lecture, Discussion, Simulation, Brain Storming, Homework,
2 Like any "X philosophy", it presupposes the knowledge of its target. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Performance Task, Homework,
3 As with fundamental problems of metaphysics and epistemology, most people only grasp the philosophical questions raised by music. They tend to think about some of these questions before confronting the academic discipline itself. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework,
4 Analyzes today's philosophy of music approaches. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What Is Music? Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
2 The Definition of "Music" Beyond Music Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
3 Musical Ontology Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
4 The Fundamentalist Debate Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
5 Ontological Issues Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
6 Music and the Emotions Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
7 Emotions in Music Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
8 Emotions in the Listener Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
9 Understanding Music Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
10 Music and Value Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
11 Aesthetics and Basic Problems in Music Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
12 Crisis of Musical Language and Twentieth Century Aesthetics Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
13 Aestheticism Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
14 General Evaluation Weekly notes and readings from basic reading resources.
Resources
Course Notes <p>Notes arranged according to the weekly course flow will be used.</p>
Course Resources

Peter Kivy, Introduction to a Philosophy of Music.
Theodor W. Adorno, Philosophy of New Music.
William Pole, The Philosophy of Music.
Dr. Ritwik Sanyal, Philosophy of Music.
Halbert Hains Britan, The Philosophy of Music.
Theodor W. Adorno, Philosophy of Modern Music.
Philip Alperson, An Introduction to the Philosophy of Music.
Vural Yıldırım, Müzik Felsefesine Giriş.
Aaron Ridley, Müzik Felsefesi.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 It learns music by researching all aspects of it, reaches knowledge and synthesis, creates a critical perspective that can perceive his environment and the world with the perspective required by the age. X
2 It learns music by researching all aspects of it, reaches knowledge and synthesis, creates a critical perspective that can perceive his environment and the world with the perspective required by the age. X
3 It deals with the art of music in many dimensions such as education, aesthetics and history, examines it and reaches conclusions. X
4 It follows innovations in note writing and music technologies. Has the ability to use technological possibilities in carrying traditional music and today's music to the future. X
5 Analyzes the music culture, which is a very important element of the national culture, in a historical perspective and carries it into the future. X
6 Has the ability to convey the characteristics of musicology to listener groups who are not experts or experts, by using effective communication techniques of public relations on issues related to her field. X
7 Has the ability to use technological possibilities in carrying the traditional music and today's music to the future. X
8 By analyzing popular culture based on scientific knowledge, he has the ability to critically analyze the art created by popular culture. X
9 Has a foreign language knowledge enough to follow foreign sources related to his field and communicate with colleagues (European Language Portfolio Scale, Level B1). X
10 Besides western music theory and solfege, it equips Turkish music theory and solfege, history, literature and instrumental knowledge. X
11 Gives the methods and techniques of questioning, analyzing and synthesizing the subjects of music science. X
12 Gives social, scientific and ethical values ??in the stages of collecting, interpreting and announcing scientific data in the field of musicology. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 0 0
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Quiz 2 2 4
Final examination 1 1 1
Assignment 1 1 1
Total Workload 7
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 0.28
dersAKTSKredisi 0