PSİ103


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Introduction To Philosophy PSİ103 Psychology B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
42 83 125 3 4

Teaching Staff Doç. Dr. Rahşan Balamir Bektaş
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites None.
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives To encourage students to think about the nature of human and the nature of the universe, help them build the skills of critical and abstract thinking. The course focuses on the question of "What is Philosophy". The objective of the course is to enlighten how to do explanation, justification, interpretation in philosophy by giving informations about the disciplines of philosophy such as ethics, epistemology and ontology.
Course Content Introduction to philosophy and discussion of its major problems. The course focuses on the question of "What is Philosophy", What is the major problems of philosophy and what is the disciplines of philosophy
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1-They learn what is a philosophical problem. 2-They gain a critical point of view about philosophical subjects. 3-They can improve their ability of interpretation relating to theorical and practical problems
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to Class- What is philosophy? What are the major problems of philosophy?
2. Week Problem of External World- Ontology, Epistemology, rationalist and empiricist approaches to knowledge
3. Week Theories of Epistemology: Rene Descartes, John Locke, David Hume
4. Week Theories of Epistemology: George Berkeley, Immanuel Kant
5. Week Problems of Science (Philosophy of Science)- Scientific method, pozitivism and scientific realizm
6. Week Problems of Science (Philosophy of Science)- New approach, social constructivism
7. Week Problem of God (Philosophy of Religion) – Proofs regarding God’s existence: Ontological argument, cosmological argument, first-cause argument, arguments from miracles
8. Week Problem of God (Philosophy of Religion) – Arguments against God’s existence, problem of evil, patristic philosophy, scholastic philosophy
9. Week Problems of Society and Politics (Social & Political Philosophy) - Ideal state (society), theories of justice
10. Week Problems of Society and Politics (Social & Political Philosophy) – Theories of social contract and political systems
11. Week Problems of Morality (Ethics) – Deontological and Utilitarian Theories of Morality
12. Week Problem of Body-Mind (Philosophy of Mind) – Dualizm, the relationship between body and mind
13. Week Existence, phenomenology
14. Week structuralism, postmodernism
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Skirbekk, G. Gilje, N. (2006). Antik Yunan’dan Modern Döneme Felsefe Tarihi.İstanbul: Kesit Yayınları Thampson , M. (2013) Felsefeyi Anlamak.İstanbul:Optimist Cevizci, A.(2007). Felsefeye Giriş.İstanbul: Sentez Yayıncılık Çotuksöken, B.ve Babür, S. (2000). Ortaçağda Felsefe, İstanbul Dinçer, K. (2010). Kısaca Felsefe. Ankara: Pharmakon Yayınları Özlem, D. ( (2003). Felsefe ve Doğa Bilimleri, İstanbul: İnkılâpYayınları. Özlem, D. (2003). Bilim Felsefesi ( Ders Notları ), İstanbul: İnkılâp Yayınları Warburton, N. (2016). Felsefenin Kısa Tarihi (Çev.Güçlü Ateşoğlu), İstanbul: Alfa Yayınları Yazıcı, S. (1996). Introduction to Philosophy, Istanbul: Alfa Basım Yayım Dağıtım
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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