COURSE TITLE

20th CENTURY PHILOSOPHY I

COURSE CODE

PHIL 401

COURSE TYPE

Must

COURSE SEMESTER

I

CREDIT

National Credit:  3                      ECTS: 5

DEPARTMENT

PHILOSOPHY

FACULTY MEMBER/MEMBERS THAT GIVE THE COURSE

Associate Professor Metin BAL

POSTAL ADDRESS

Department of Philosophy, Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Letters, Tinaztepe Campus,

Postal Code: 35370 , Izmir TURKEY, Tel: ++ 90 (232) 412 79 03  - , Fax: ++ 90 (232) 453 90 93

 E-mail: balmetin@gmail.com  Web: www.metinbal.net

AIMS OF THE COURSE, LEARNING OUTCOMES, LEARNING METHODS, TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

AIMS OF THE COURSE

major themes and movements

LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE

ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

phenomenology, hermeneutic, existentialism, and critical theory

ACQUIRED CAPABILITIES

TEACHING METHODS

Theory-based lecture

TEACHING MATERIALS

Source books

GRADING AND EVALUATION PROCEDURES FOR THE COURSE

The student will be graded according to one written midterm and one written final exams.

COURSE CONTENTS AND PLANNING

WEEK

THEORY

APPLICATION

1

Saussure

 

2

Saussure

 

3

Freud

 

4

Freud

 

5

Vienna Circle

 

6

Vienna Circle

 

7

Husserl

 

8

Husserl

 

9

Bergson

 

10

Wittgenstein

 

11

Heidegger

 

12

Heidegger

 

13

Frankfurt School

 

14

Frankfurt School

 

15

Frankfurt School

 

Textbooks and Recommended reading

 

Bergson, Henri (1949) An Introduction to Metaphysics, tr. by T. E. Hulme, The Liberal Arts Press.

 

Gillies, Donald (1993) Philosophy of Science in the Twentieth Century, Four Central Themes, Oxford: Blackwell

 

O’Hear, Anthony (1999) (der.), German Philosophy Since Kant [Kant’tan Ýtibaren Alman Felsefesi], Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)

 

Huhn, Tom (2004), The Cambridge Companion to Adorno, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  1. Negative Dialectic as Fate. Adorno and Hegel.

  2. Adorno’s Kant-Freud Interpretation. Joel Whitebook, 51-78.

  3. Adorno-Marx. Materialism. Simon Jarvis, 79-100

  4. Leaving Home: on Adorno and Heidegger. Samir Gandesha, 101-128.

  5. Is Experience Stil in Crisis? Reflections on a Frankfurt School Lament. Martin Jay, 129-147.

  6. Mephistoteles in Hollywood. Adorno, Mann and Schoenberg, 148-180.

  7. Right Listening and New Type of Human Being, Robert Hullot-Kentor, 181-197.

  8. Authenticity an Failure in Adorno’s Aesthetics of Music, Max Paddison, 198-221.

  9. Dissonant Works and The Listening Public, Lydia Goehr, 222-247.

  10. Adorno, Heidegger and the Meaning of Music, Andrew Bowie, 248-278.

  11. The Critical Theory of Society as Reflective Sociology, Stefan Müller Doohm, 279-302.

  12. Geneology of Critique Two Forms of Ethical Questioning of Morality, Christoph Menke, 302-327.

  13. Adorno’s Negative Moral Philosophy, Gerhard Schweppenhäuser, 328-353.

  14. Adorno’s Social Lyric, and Literary Criticism Today. Poetics, Aesthetics, Modernity, Robert Kaufman, 354-375.

  15. Adorno’s Tom Sawyer Opera Singspiel, Rolf Tiedemann, 376-394.

   

 

 

EXAMS

One written midterm and one written final exams

 

 

 

 

 

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