Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Intellectuals and Society SOS 601 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. HACI MUSA TAŞDELEN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Ass. Osman Aydoğan

Course Category Other
Course Objective

The objective of this course is to provide students analitic perception on roles and functions of intellectuals in Turkey

Course Content

Definition of Intellectual and Intellectual Identity, Functions of Intellectuals, Functions of Intellectuals

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 learning to Functions of Intellectuals in Turkey and World Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 learning to Ideological Attitudes of Turkish Intellectuals in Modernization Process Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Social conflicts of Intellectual Groups in Turkey Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition of Intellectual and Intellectual Identity
2 Functions of Intellectuals
3 Intellectuals and Inteligencia
4 Intellectualism
5 Political Elit and Power
6 Elit Mobility and Intellectuals
7 Intellectuals and Revolutions
8 Intellectual Currencies in Ottoman Period
9 mid-term exam
10 Roles of Intellectuals in Establisment of Turkish Republic
11 Westernization and Turkish Intellectuals
12 Anatomy of Intellectual Class in Turkey
13 Ideological Attitudes of Turkish Intellectuals in Modernization Process
14 Social Backgrounds of Intellectual Groups in Turkey
Course Notes
Course Resources

Dereli, T., (1975) Aydınlar, sendika Hareketi ve Endüstriyel İlişkiler Sistemi, İÜ

Mardin, Ş., (1996), Yeni Osmanlı Düşüncesinin Doğuşu, İletişim, İstanbul

Turhan, M., (1991) Siyasal Elitler, Gündoğan, Ankara
Türkdoğan, O., (2004) Aydın Sınıfın Anatomisi, Timaş, İstanbul

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To be able to perceive and evaluate social matters at national and universal level X
2 To be able to evaluate sociological process from beginning to current in terms of leading Turkish thinkers at national level X
3 To be able to understand and solve the particular social problems and closely acquainted with related branches of Sociology X
4 To be able to interrogate and pose a question on popular contemporary sociological concepts objectively as globalization, multiculturalism, identity and postmodernism X
5 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the sociological problems and produce solutions X
6 To be able to analyze the social conditions in nineteenth century that caused rising of Sociology
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 55
1. Ödev 15
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Ara Sınav 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 55
1. Final 45
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 7 112
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Assignment 1 5 5
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 5 5
Total Workload 157
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.28
dersAKTSKredisi 6