COURSE TITLE

PHILOSOPHY OF KNOWLEDGE II

COURSE CODE

 

COURSE TYPE

Must

SEMESTER

II.

CREDIT

National Credit:  3                     ECTS: 6

DEPARTMENT

PHILOSOPHY

FACULTY MEMBER

Associate Prof. Dr. Metin BAL

POSTAL ADDRESS

Felsefe Bölümü, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi,

Edebiyat Fakültesi, Öğretim Üyeleri Binası,  Tınaztepe Yerleşkesi,

PK: 35260, İzmir Türkiye, Tel: ++ 90 (232) 412 79 03  - , Fax: ++ 90 (232) 453 90 93

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

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

AIMS OF THE COURSE

to tell the presence of different kinds of knowledge and the wealth of reason to produce knowledge by explaining  philosophers’ approaches about definition, source, and value of knowledge,

LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE

ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

Critical development of thinking concerning reason and knowledge

ACQUIRED CAPABILITIES

TEACHING METHODS

Theory-based lecture, discussion

TEACHING MATERIALS

Source books, selection of discussion topics

GRADING AND EVALUATION

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

COURSE CONTENTS AND PLANNING

WEEK

THEORY

APPLICATION

1

Philosophical genres and philosophy of knowledge (Empiricism)

 

2

Rationalism and philosophy of knowledge

 

3

Criticism and philosophy of knowledge

 

4

Intuitionism and philosophy of knowledge

 

5

Positivism and philosophy of knowledge

 

6

Philosophers and philosophies of knowledge

 

7

Ancient Philosophers

 

8

Theory of knowledge in Medieval Christian philosophy and Islamic philosophy

 

9

Philosophy of knowledge in XVII. century

 

10

 Philosophy of knowledge in XVII. Century (British Empiricists, Critical Philosophy and Kant)

 

11

Philosophies of knowledge in XX. century

 

12

Knowledge-science relation

 

13

Knowledge-moral relation

 

14

Knowledge-fate relation

 

15

Knowledge-ideology relation

 

Textbooks and Recommended reading

 

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 İtibaren Alman Felsefesi], Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).  

 

   

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXAMS

One written midterm and one written final exams

 

 

 

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