COURSE TITLE

PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY II

COURSE CODE

PHIL 100

COURSE TYPE

Elective

COURSE SEMESTER

6

COURSE CREDIT

National Credit:  2               ECTS: 4

DEPARTMENT

PHILOSOPHY

FACULTY MEMBER/MEMBERS THAT GIVE THE COURSE

Associate. Prof.  Dr. Metin BAL

POSTAL ADDRESS

Felsefe Bölümü, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi,

Edebiyat Fakültesi, Öğretim Üyeleri Binası,  Tınaztepe Yerleşkesi,

PK: 35260, Buca - İzmir, Türkiye. Tel: ++ 90 (232) 412 79 03  - dahili tel: 19411, 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 discuss how history need to be commented in philosophical perspective and how a knowledge historical knowledge is by giving information about the main approaches in the science of history and the philosophy of history

LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE

ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

to have an idea about the conscious of history, the critical thinking of history

ACQUIRED CAPABILITIES

TEACHING METHODS

Theory-based lecture, discussion

TEACHING MATERIALS

Source books, selection of discussion topics

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

Historicism

 

2

Hermeneutic understanding of history

 

3

History-science relation

 

4

The nature and aims of philosophy of history

 

5

The theory of  Oswald Spengler

 

6

Historical

 

7

The limits of historical knowledge

 

8

As a philosophy of progress the philosophy of history

 

9

History, science and moral

 

10

Are history and science different kinds of knowledge?

 

11

What does theory of historical progress mean in reality?

 

12

Causality in history

 

13

Objectivity in history

 

14

Conditions for the possibility of philosophy of history

 

15

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Textbooks and Recommended reading

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

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EXAMS

One written midterm and one written final exams