Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180102001109HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCEElective234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Focusing on the development and transformation of the basic concepts in the history and philosophy of science, the students are expected to recognize these concepts, to critically analyze them, to analyze them and to create their own unique synthesis.
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Learning Outcomes
1Bilim tarihi ve felsefesindeki temel kavramların gelişim ve dönüşümlerin kavranması
2Bilim tarihi ve felsefesindeki temel kavramların gelişim ve dönüşümlerin kavranması
3Bilim tarihi ve felsefesindeki temel kavram ve tartışma başlıklarının interdisipliner bir yaklaşımla analiz edilmesi
4Bilim tarihi ve felsefesindeki temel kavram ve tartışma başlıklarının interdisipliner bir yaklaşımla analiz edilmesi
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
An interdisciplinary analysis of the main concepts and discussion topics in the history and philosophy of science. • Introduction to the concepts of culture, technology, science and philosophy. • Science in Mesopotamia • In Ancient Greece: Science and Philosophy • Medieval Europe and Scholastic Philosophy. Science and philosophy in Islamic Cultural Geography: Ibn Khaldun. • Science and Philosophy in Renaissance Europe. • In the Age of Enlightenment and Positivism; Philosophy of Science • Vienna Circle • Karl R. Popper: The Logic of Scientific Research • Imre Lakatos: Methodology of Scientific Research Programs. • Karl R. Popper: No to the method. • Thomas p. Kuhn: Structure of Scientific Revolutions. • Willar v. O. Quine: Two Dogs of Experiment.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Kültür, teknoloji, bilim ve felsefe kavramlarına giriş.
2Mezopotamya’da Bilim, Din ve Toplum.
3Antik Yunanda Bilim ve Felsefe.
4Ortaçağ Avrupası ve Skolastik Felsefe ve Bilim.
5İslam Kültür Coğrafyasında Bilim ve felsefe: İbn’i Haldun.
6Rönesans Avrupası’nda Bilim ve Felsefe.
7Aydınlanma ve Pozitivizm Çağında; Toplum ve Bilim Felsefesi
8Midterm exam
9Viyana Çevresi
10Karl R. Popper: Bilimsel Araştırmanın Mantığı
11Imre Lakatos: Bilimsel Araştırma Programlarının Yöntembilgisi.
12Karl R. Popper: Yönteme Hayır.
13Thomas s. Kuhn: Bilimsel Devrimlerin Yapısı.
14Willar v. O. Quine: Deneyciliğin İki Dogması.
Recommended or Required Reading
None
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
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 Examination122
Final Examination133
Self Study6530
Individual Study for Mid term Examination8540
Individual Study for Final Examination8540
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)115
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