Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
BEÖ357PHILOSOPHY OF SPORTSElective472
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of this course students will be able to, have general knowledge on philosophy, and discuss about philosophy in sport exist or not, have knowledge on subjects of philosophy in sport and to comprehend what is expected from sport.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Lecturer Mehmet Yakup Acar
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to learn what knowledge and science are and learning differences between those.
2Be able to understand what is philosophy and how philosophy works nowadays
3Be able to know subjects of anthropology and to comment on up to date statements
4Be able to know what esthetics and beauty are, and to comment on beauty
5Be able to know concepts of ethic and moral, and to comment on morality
6Be able to know what epistemology is, and to learn how we get information
7Be able to know features of sport and act according to features
8Be able to understand concept of ethics in sport and to comment on ethic that suppose to be
9Be able to understand concept of esthetics in sport and to comment on esthetics that suppose to be
10Be able to learn what game philosophy is, and to comment on game philosophy that suppose to be
11Be able to understand the social functions of sport
12Be able to understand that philosophy in sport can be exist
13Be able to evaluate the sport cases from the philosophic point of view
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
What is sport philosophy, after learning features of sport and discuss that do we need philosophy in sport or not.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1What is knowledge and what are types of knowledge?
2What is science?
3What is the word meaning of Philosophy? What are the differences between science and philosophy?
4What are philosophy`s topics? What is anthropology? What are anthropology`s topics?
5What is esthetics? What are the differences between esthetics and beauty?
6What are Ethics and Moral? Differences between those. Topics and types of Morality. What is Morality Philosophy?
7What are logic, metaphysics and epistemology?
8Midterm Exam
9What is sport philosophy? What are philosophy activities in sport?
10What are social functions of sport?
11What is game philosophy?
12What are the esthetic concepts in sport?
13What are the Ethical concepts in sport?
14What is social philosophy in sport?
15What are the social functions of Olympics? Future of Olympics
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Kretchmar,R.S.(1994).Practıcal Phılosophy Of Sport, USA. Morton, A. (2006).Pratikte Felsefe,İstanbul Schorndorf, V.H.(1996)Sportphilosophie,Germany. Şahin,M.(1998) Spor Ahlakı,İstanbul Erdemli,A.(1996)İnsan,Spor ve Olimpizm,İstanbul. Erdemli,A.(1996) Spor Felsefesi,İstanbul.
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading8216
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)71
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