Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708001102016GENERAL PHILOSOPHY-IICompulsory124
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce the philosophy and the Rational thinking)
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Serdar Tekin
Learning Outcomes
1to teach to cope with the fallacies
2to develop the skill of comprehending the philosophical texs
3to develop analysingskill
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
(Philosophy in general. Rationalism vs commonsense. Thinking patterns. Informal logical fallacies. Essential philosophical ideas.)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Thinking patterns
2The philosopher, the scientist, the prophet and those who are not such
3(Introduction to fallacies)
4Argumentum ad baculum
5Argumentum ad misericordiam
6Argumentum ad hominem
7Argumentum ad lazarum
8Argumentum ad verecudiam
9midterm exam
10slopery sloop
11False dilemma
12Ad hoc ergo propter hoc
13The fallacies and the rational thinking
14Examples of sophistry collected by students from media
15Valuing the homeworks
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Ahmet Cevizci.Felsefe Ansiklopedisi.Paradigma Yay. Platon.Parmenides.Çev.Saffet Babür. Ara Yay.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11717
Reading20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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