Course Title : Introduction to Philosophy
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
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Seminar
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Lab
(hours/week)
Credits ECTS
PHL 101-1 C 3 3 0 0 3.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Turkish, Arabic
Course Level
Description The main purpose of this subject is to teach us the basic fundamental knowledge, philosophical streams and main philosophers. First we will be acquainted with the fundamental terms of philosophy and schools of philosophy. Also we will learn the flow of philosophy up to our days and philosophers thoughts, and through the exercises the students will create a philosophical, 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 philosophical thought
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1What is the philosophy of religion? Themes, methodologies and goals.
2Who (philosophizes), why, how and since when ?
3The relation mind-belief. Excessive rationalism. Radical fideism.
4Critical rationalism, healthy ideism. Some other dynamics of trust: Feeling, will, suspicion.
5Theism and arguments of God's existence. existentialist argument, The argument over the science of the universe.
6Teleological argument, the argument over moral science, the argument on the religion experience.
7The language of religion and God's attributes.
8Midterm Exam
9Concepts for God besides theism. Deism, Pantheism.
10Panentheism, Agnosticism, Atheism
11Atheism, and Teodise issue of wrongdoing.
12Life after death
13The issue of religions diversity.
14The relationship of religion with science, health, nature, art and morality.
15Repetition
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1The student will be supplied with general knowledge about the topics of philosophy.
2The student will develop his abilities in philosophical thought
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms130
Quizzes00
Projects210
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance110
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade50
Contribution of final examination to overall grade50
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) 14228
Assignments 21224
Midterms 11010
Final examination 11515
Other 000
Total Work Load 125
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5
ECTS 5

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