Course Title : Introduction to Philosophy
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
(hours/week)
Seminar
(hours/week)
Lab
(hours/week)
Credits ECTS
PHL 101-1 A 3 3 0 0 3.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours Ledian Cikalleshi, Msc
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Turkish, Arabic
Course Level Bachelor
Description The main purpose of this subject is to teach us the basic fundamental knowledge, phylosphical streams and main philosophers. First we will be acquainted with the fundamental terms of philosophy and schools of phylosphy. Also we will learn the flow of philosophy up to our days and philosophers thoughts, and through the exercisses the students will create a phylosophical, logical and scientific understanding that in the future may give a solution to the daily problems of life
Objectives This purpose of this subject is to supply the student with the phylosphical thought
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1What is philosophy, philosophical astonishment and why we do need philosophy
2Pre-Socratic philosophy
3The Sophists and Socrates
4Plato and Aristotle
5Hellen-roman philosophy and neo-platonism
6Scholastic thought and Thomas Aquinas
7Enlightenment and philosophical corrents.
8Midterm Exam
917th century philosophy and Descartes
10British Empiricism
11Immanuel kant and german idealism
12F. Hegel, A. Comte and K. Marx
13Nietzsche and Kierkegaard
14H. Bergson, M. Heidegger and L. Wittgenstein
15Philosophy today
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
  • Celal Türer, Felsefeye Giriş, Bilimsel Araştırma Yayınları, Ankara, 2019.
Other References
  • Zhane Hersh, Habia Filozofike Hyrje ne Filozofi, Shtepia Botuese Dituria, Tiranë
  • Macit Gökberk, Felsefe Tarihi, Remzi Kitabevi, İstanbul, 1985
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1The student will be supplied with general knowledge about philosophy, philosophers and philosophical corrents.
2The student will develop his abilities in philosophical thought.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms140
Quizzes00
Projects00
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade40
Contribution of final examination to overall grade60
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
(hours)
Total Workload
(hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14342
Assignments 000
Midterms 11010
Final examination 12525
Other 000
Total Work Load 125
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5
ECTS 5

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