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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE PSK107 First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall) 3 + 0 5

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY1
SEMESTERFirst Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED5
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will get knowledge on the development of philosophy through ages.
2) Will gather the train of thought of different philosophers wondering about the very same subjects but reaching on different conclusions.
3) Will learn the development of scientific knowledge and methodology and the counterfactual dogmatic aprroaches.
4) Will like philosophers, present their affect, thought, and arguments in accordance with rhetoric.
5) Will predict the effect of philosophical knowledge on psychology.
6) Will develop ideas about how advancements of science would effect the future of psychological sciences.
7) Will creatively present philosophical topics to other individuals.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Science, Philosophy, and Thinking
2nd Week The Beginning: Socrates's Predecessors
3rd Week Nature, Fate, and Chance
4th Week Being and Non-Being in a General Sense
5th Week Socrates, Platon, and Aristotle
6th Week Creative Thinking
7th Week Philosophy and Science in Medieval Times and Renaissance
8th Week Mid-term and Rationalism: Descartes and Spinoza
9th Week Empiricism: Locke, Berkeley, and Hume
10th Week Philosophy and Science in 19th Century
11th Week German Idealism
12th Week Existentialism
13th Week Reality, Time and the Universe
14th Week Reality, Time and the Universe (continued)
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGGaarder, J. (2012). Sofie'nin dünyası. (Sabir Yücesoy, Trans.). İstanbul: Pan (Original work published in 1989).
Stumpf, S. E. & Fieser, J. (2012). Philosophy: History and readings. Boston: McGraw-Hill.
Popper, K. R. (2010). Bilimsel araştırmanın mantığı. (İ. Turan, & İ. Aka, Trans.). İstanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları. (Original work published in 1959).
Kuhn, T. S. (2011). Bilimsel devrimlerin yapısı. (N. Kuyaş, Trans.). İstanbul: Kırmızı Yayınları. (Original work published in 1962).
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Assignment420
Quiz420
Total(%)70
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)70
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)30
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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