Course Title : History of Islamic Science and Philosophy
Code Course
Credits ECTS
ISC 224-1 A 4 4 0 0 4.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language English, Turkish
Course Level
Description In this subject will be treated the role of philosophy and science in the islamic geography in the VII-XV century, the role of the muslim scientists in the foundation of the modern sciences, the most important representatives, thier work and thier discoveries. The mediator role of muslims in the conduction of the science and ancient Greek philosophy in Europe. The history of philosophic thought and phylosophic streams during this time
Objectives Knowing the history of workings made in the islamic civilisation regarding the science and recognition of the scientists
Course Outline
1The history of science before Islam: Egyp, Mesopotamy, India, China, Middle Asia Egje, and Rome
2The history of philosophy before Islam
3The reasons of the development of science and philosophy in islamic geography
4The influence of the muslims in the science of Astronomy, Geography
5The influence of Muslims in the science of Medicine, Chemistry
6The influence of Muslims in the science of Physics, Mathematic
7The reasons of stopping of development
8Midterm Exam
9Ancient philosopy
10Ancient philosophy and its beginings
11The representatives of islam philosophy
12The main streams of islam philosophic thought
13Imam Gazzali and his work in the field of philosophy
14The influence of philosophy in islamic sciences and its methods
15The development of philosophy in modern times
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1The students will learn the development of history of science in islamic geography
2The student will recognise the Islam civilisation and its influence in the European Renaisence
3The student will recognise the most important scientists and muslim philosophers
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade50
Contribution of final examination to overall grade50
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16464
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14228
Assignments 050
Midterms 11010
Final examination 11313
Other 000
Total Work Load 115
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 4.6

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