COURSE TITLE

Philosophical Destruction and Reconstruction   /                                     Home Page

COURSE CODE

PHIL 442 / Course Type: Elective / Semester: VIII / Class: IV

COURSE CREDIT

National Credit: 2                           ECTS: 5

DEPARTMENT

Department of Philosophy

FACULTY MEMBER

Associate Prof. Dr. Metin BAL

POSTAL ADDRESS

Felsefe Bölümü, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi,

Edebiyat Fakültesi Tınaztepe Yerleşkesi,

PK: 35260 , İzmir Türkiye, 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

Critiques of philosophers that are thought to be initiators of a “new” period in the history of philosophy will be revealed. Their attempts to destruct “the old” and their manifestation and construction of “the new” will be presented.

LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE

ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of revolutionary thought and action of the great philosophers. Reconsideration of  fundamental problems of philosophia perennis.

ACQUIRED CAPABILITIES

TEACHING METHODS

Theoretical teaching supported by oral presentations

TEACHING MATERIALS

Recommended textbooks

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                        Home Page

Week

Theory                                                                                                                  

  Thales and physis  

1

Xenophen rejects anhtropomorphic cosmology

 

2

Heraclit and the mass

 

3

Socrat and judges

 

4

Sophists and philosophers

 

5

Aristotle and indeterminate "hyle"

 

6

Philosophy (orexis) and harmonia

 

7

Midterm Exam

 

8

Pascal and Descartes: passion and ratio

 

9

Hume and causality

 

10

Kant and metaphysics

 

11

Spinoza and Fichte's concept of "freedom"

 

12

Hegel and history of consciousness

 

13

Nietzsche and destruction of metaphysics

 

14

Heidegger and beginning of thinking

 

15

Derrida and Deconstruction  
 

Textbooks and Recommended reading

1 Walter Kranz (1984) Antik Felsefe, çev. Suad Y. Baydur, İstanbul: Sosyal Yay.

2

Burnet, John (2007) "Efesli Heraklitos", Çev. Metin Bal, Doğu Batı Düşünce Dergisi, Sayı 40, ss. 61-90.
3 Aristoteles,(1998) Nikomakhos’a Etik, çev. Saffet Babür, Ankara: Ayraç Yayınevi, Klasik Metinler.
4 Platon (1991) Sofist, Ömer Naci Soykan, Ara Yay.
5 Pascal (2002) Düşünceler, İsmet Zeki Eyuboğlu, Say Yay.
6 Hegel, G. W. F. (2004) Tinin Görüngübilimi, çev. Aziz Yardımlı,  İstanbul: İdea.
7 Nietzsche (2002) Güç İstenci, Çev. Sedat Umran, Birey Yay.
8 Heidegger (2003) Nedir Bu Felsefe?, Çev. Ali Irgat, İstanbul: Sosyal Yay.
9 Hume, David ( ) İnsan Anlağı Üzerine Bir Soruşturma,
10 Hume, David (2004 ) Din Üstüne, Çev. Mete Tunçay, Ankara: İmge Kitabevi.
11

Derrida, Jacques (1999) “Differance”, Toplumbilim Dergisi, Jacques Derrida özel sayısı, Sayı 10, Ağustos 1999. İstanbul: Kardeşler Matbaası.

12

Osborne, Harold (1970) Aesthetics and Art Theory, An Historical Introduction, E.P. Dutton, New York.

13

Gadamer, Hans-Georg, (1975) Truth and Method, NewYork:Seabury Press.

14

Oskay, Ünsal (1985) Estetik ve Politika, Ernst Bloch, Georg Lukasc, Bertolt Brecht, Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, Fredric Jameson, der. Ünsal Oskay, İstanbul: Eleştiri Yayınları.

15

Hegel G. W. F. (1975) Aesthetics, Lectures on Fine Art , tr. by T.M.Knox, Vol.I, Oxford: The Clarendon Press.

16

Lukacs, Georg (1979) Goethe and His Age, tr by Robert Anchor, London:  Merlin Press.

   

EXAMS

One written midterm and one written final exams

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