2783 PHILOSOPHY

GENERAL INFORMATION
Since 1995-1996 Academic year, the Department of Philosophy has two master programs which are “Systematic Philosophy and Logic” and “History of Turkish-Islamic Thought”. However, in the 2020-2021 Academic year, the Master program of “Systematic Philosophy and Logic” has been closed and this program has been opened instead. The other program in the department (History of Turkish-Islamic Thought) continues to graduate students. The aim of this alteration is to define the master and doctorate program with the same name and code, according to Turkish Higher Education Council (YOK) legislation which regulates the minimum number of faculty members to be assigned in the programs. From now, the education of speciality in the philosophy will be given by the Master Program of Philosophy.

Objective
The objective of this program is to equip the individuals with some abilities which are to use scientific research methods in the field of philosophy, to respect scientific ethics, to comprehend the history and development of philosophical thought, to collaborate within a group as much as studying individually, to study interdisciplinary, to interpret the concepts and problems/situations with philosophical view, to contribute to the culture of philosophy and development of philosophical thought in Turkey. The program also aims to get the undergraduates who want to be specialist in the field of philosophy ready to doctorate education.


Admission Requirements
Admission requirements of this program are to have an undergraduate degree, to get acceptable score from the ALES (the entrance exam for academic personnel and graduate education) in accordance with the legislation, to be successful in the written and oral exam/interview, lastly. There is no foreign language requirement while admitting to the program. However, foreign language score is necessary for the process of the thesis.

Graduation Requirements
For the registration of the program, candidates must have bachelor’s degree in philosophy. But candidates who have bachelor’s degree in other scientific programs can also be accepted in accordance with the Philosophy Department Committee’s decision. The students who completed the courses in the program, completed the thesis successfully and had a grade point average (GPA) according to Pamukkale University Rules and Regulations Governing Graduate Studies have a right to get master’s degree.

Career Opportunties
Formal education programs at the undergraduate level given by Turkish Higher Education Council in accordance with the law numbered 2547 and the legislations issued; and equivalent programs (other graduate programs) in accordance with related legislations are recognized; transfer between programs in accordance with regulations on the principle of transfer (vertical/horizontal) are accepted.

Qualification Awarded
Phılosophy

Level of Qualification
Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning
Formal education programs at the undergraduate level given by Turkish Higher Education Council in accordance with the law numbered 2547 and the legislations issued; and equivalent programs (other graduate programs) in accordance with related legislations are recognized; transfer between programs in accordance with regulations on the principle of transfer (vertical/horizontal) are accepted.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
For the registration of the program, candidates must have bachelor’s degree in philosophy. But candidates who have bachelor’s degree in other scientific programs can also be accepted in accordance with the Philosophy Department Committee’s decision. The students who completed the courses in the program, completed the thesis successfully and had a grade point average (GPA) according to Pamukkale University Rules and Regulations Governing Graduate Studies have a right to get master’s degree.

Access to Further Studies
The ones who completed graduate program successfully can continue to doctorate programs providing that to have an enough score on ALES (the entrance exam for academic personnel and graduate education) and to have enough score on foreign language in accordance with related regulations.

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
 Prof. Dr. MİLAY KÖKTÜRK+90 258 296 3691 mkokturk@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Having ability to exposition and analyze works of philosophy
2Being conscious and having responsibility about professional ethics.
3Having ability to documenting works of philosophy systematically.
4Having ability to use data belong to different disciplines in philosophy
5Having ability to make teamwork at field researches.
6Having ability to denote data in philosophy as verbally and in writing.
7Having ability to use visual and technical information in philosophy
8Having ability to make planning and application in philosophy researches.
9Having ability to defining sources and problematic, formulating and solving.
10Having knowledge about contemporary philosophy issues.
11Having ability to comprehend, embrace and apply social, cultural and interpersonal responsibilities.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
Case Study Case studies require students to actively participate while using an analytical perspective to think about real and problematic events. The problematic event may be real or very close to real life. Student(s) working on the documents that include the necessary data and descriptions of the
Problem SolvingThe name given to any doubt or ambiguity that arises is, a problem. Problems which usually have a role in human life, that have preventing or annoying aspects are solved by considering the stages of scientific methods. (a) Problems are determined. (b) The problem is identified. 
Questions –AnswersThe different types of Questions used (associative, differential, assessment, requesting information, motivating, and brainstorming) although students get in to more active positions during the process; the method is teacher-centered. If possible Questions, that serve a purpose and
Concept MapsExpress a relation network, based on figures, graphics and words propositions and principles. It enables visual learning. These steps are followed: 1) Concepts about the subjects to be taught are listed. 2) The name of the subject that will be taught is written at the top.3) Relations between
Teaching with Analogy / MetaphorsIs a way for learning, which compares abstract issues and concepts with concrete objects.
Vision Development This technique is not all the students in small groups, but all students participating in a study as a class. It is a discussion technique, used to teach students to respect others views and improve their vision, when thinking about conflicting points of view. Topics with apparent contradictions 
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

Learning Outcomes - NQF-HETR Relation
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SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
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COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
    

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COURS STRUCTURE & ECTS CREDITS
Year :
1st Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FEL 501 SELECTED PHİLOSOPHİCAL TEXTS 3+0 7,5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 0+0 Elective
  Total 30  
1st Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FEL 503 PRE-SOCRATICS PHİLOSOPHERS 3+07,5Elective
FEL 505 PLATO 3+07,5Elective
FEL 507 ARİSTOTELE 3+07,5Elective
FEL 509 MEDİEVAL PHİLOSOPHY 3+07,5Elective
FEL 511 RATIONALALISM AND EMPIRISM - I 3+07,5Elective
FEL 513 DESCARTES 3+07,5Elective
FEL 515 CULTURE PHILOSOPHY 3+07,5Elective
FEL 517 ETHİCS 3+07,5Elective
FEL 519 LOGİC PROBLEMS 3+07,5Elective
FEL 521 CONTEMPORARY PHİLOSOPHİCAL TEXTS I 3+07,5Elective
FEL 523 THE RELATİONSHİP BETWEEN LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT 3+07,5Elective
FEL 525 THE PROBLEM OF SUSBSTANCE İN PHİLOSOPHY 3+07,5Elective
FEL 527 IDEALISM AND MATERIALISM 3+07,5Elective
FEL 529 PHILOSOPHICAL TEXTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE 3+07,5Elective
FEL 531 DEVELOPS A CRİTİCAL PERSPECTİVE 3+07,5Elective
FEL 533 MODERN EPİSTEMOLOGY AND KANT 3+07,5Elective
FEL 535 THE PROBLEM OF SUBSTANCE İN THE MODERN PHİLOSOPHY 3+07,5Elective
1st Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FEL 537 DÖNEM PROJESİ II 0+030Elective

2nd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FEL 502 RESEARCH METHODS İN PHİLOSOPHY 3+0 7,5 Compulsory
FEL 504 MASTER SEMİNAR 0+2 7,5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 0+0 Elective
  Total 30  
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FEL 506 THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE 3+07,5Elective
FEL 508 PHİLOSOPHY OF SCİENCE 3+07,5Elective
FEL 510 CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHICAL TEXTS II 3+07,5Elective
FEL 512 CONTEMPORARY INFORMATION THEORIES 3+07,5Elective
FEL 514 CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THEORIES 3+07,5Elective
FEL 516 KANT 3+07,5Elective
FEL 518 METAETHİCS THEORY 3+07,5Elective
FEL 520 19TH CENTURY PHILOSOPHY 3+07,5Elective
FEL 522 RATIONALALISM AND EMPIRISM - II 3+07,5Elective
FEL 524 PHILOSOPHICAL TEXTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE II 3+07,5Elective
FEL 526 ESTETİCS 3+07,5Elective
FEL 528 ENLİGHTENMENT PHİLOSOPHY 3+07,5Elective
FEL 530 TURKISH ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY SCHOOLS 3+07,5Elective
FEL 532 PRAGMATİSM 3+07,5Elective
FEL 534 GERMAN IDEALISM 3+07,5Elective
FEL 536 CONTEMPORARY EPISTEMOLOGY AND KANT 3+07,5Elective
FEL 540 THEORİES OF SCİENTİFİC CHANGE 3+07,5Elective
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FEL 538 TER PROJECT II 0+030Elective

3rd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FEL 500 MASTER THESİS 0+0 20 Compulsory
FEL 700 SPECİAL COURSE 6+0 10 Compulsory
  Total 30  

4th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FEL 500 MASTER THESİS 0+0 20 Compulsory
FEL 700 SPECİAL COURSE 6+0 10 Compulsory
  Total 30  


COURSE & PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Year : Compulsory Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07PO 08PO 09PO 10PO 11
MASTER SEMİNARC           
MASTER THESİSC           
RESEARCH METHODS İN PHİLOSOPHYC           
SELECTED PHİLOSOPHİCAL TEXTSC           
SPECİAL COURSEC           
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Elective Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07PO 08PO 09PO 10PO 11
19TH CENTURY PHILOSOPHYE           
ARİSTOTELEE           
CONTEMPORARY EPISTEMOLOGY AND KANTE           
CONTEMPORARY INFORMATION THEORIESE           
CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHICAL TEXTS IIE           
CONTEMPORARY PHİLOSOPHİCAL TEXTS IE           
CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THEORIESE           
CULTURE PHILOSOPHYE           
DESCARTESE           
DEVELOPS A CRİTİCAL PERSPECTİVEE           
DÖNEM PROJESİ IIE           
ENLİGHTENMENT PHİLOSOPHYE           
ESTETİCSE           
ETHİCSE           
GERMAN IDEALISME           
IDEALISM AND MATERIALISME           
KANTE           
LOGİC PROBLEMSE           
MEDİEVAL PHİLOSOPHYE           
METAETHİCS THEORYE           
MODERN EPİSTEMOLOGY AND KANTE           
PHILOSOPHICAL TEXTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGEE           
PHILOSOPHICAL TEXTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE IIE           
PHİLOSOPHY OF SCİENCEE           
PLATOE           
PRAGMATİSME           
PRE-SOCRATICS PHİLOSOPHERSE           
RATIONALALISM AND EMPIRISM - IE           
RATIONALALISM AND EMPIRISM - IIE           
TER PROJECT IIE           
THE PROBLEM OF SUBSTANCE İN THE MODERN PHİLOSOPHYE           
THE PROBLEM OF SUSBSTANCE İN PHİLOSOPHYE           
THE RELATİONSHİP BETWEEN LANGUAGE AND THOUGHTE           
THEORİES OF SCİENTİFİC CHANGEE           
THEORY OF KNOWLEDGEE           
TURKISH ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY SCHOOLSE           
L+P: Lecture and Practice
C: Compulsory
E: Elective
PQ: Program Learning Outcomes
TH [5]: Too High
H [4]: High
M [3]: Medium
L [2]: Low
TL [1]: Too Low
None [0]: None
FOE [0]: Field of Education
NQF-HETR : National Qualifications Framework For Higher Education in Turkey
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