COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Philosphy Of Science * FGO   303 5 3 3 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Mustafa GÜNAY
Instructors
Doç. Dr.MUSTAFA GÜNAY1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Characteristics of scientific knowledge; main problems in this field and their present state.Natural, Social and Historical Sciences and the Philosophy of Science.
Content
Characteristics of scientific knowledge; main problems in this field and their present state. Natural, Social and Historical Sciences and the Philosophy of Science.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explains theorical debates of three main areas (philosophy, sociology, psychology) in relation to today´s problems
X
2
Knows the problems differed from past to present and examines these issues in terms of present-day
X
3
Defines required concepts of the three main areas (philosophy, sociology, psychology)
X
4
Understands the problems encountered in the study area, solves and redirects
X
5
Interpretes integrating theoretical knowledge with related disciplines, analyses and creates new information
X
6
Makes research sources of the main problems in field of Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology
X
7
The problems encountered in educatıonal environment and everyday life ıs evaluated from the perspective of sociology and psychology
X
8
Puts solutıon recommendations forward systematically and consistently in writing and orally for encountered problems and knowledge in the field
X
9
Takes responsibility individually and / or in a team, be leadership, and works effectively
X
10
Deals with problems related to man,society and values independently
X
11
Access and use related printed information and other sources of information in the field
X
12
Be open to continuous self-development and research
13
Shows sensivity to issues of social, philosophical, and literary
14
Follows software and hardware with printed and other information concerning with philosophy, social sciences ,educational sciences and education technologies, reaches, uses and improves effective ways of education-teaching.
X
15
Follows the developments and information in the field and and communicates with colleagues
X
16
Gets ability of critical, different and creative thinking and multi-dimensional perspective
X
17
Uses information related with his/her field in business and everyday life with the awareness of social responsibility
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 introduction none
2 Fundamental problems of the philosophy of science Reading theoretical section in related subject
3 What is science What are the basic issues of philosophy of science Reading theoretical section in related subject
4 epistemology and science Reading theoretical section in related subject
5 Theory-Case Tie Reading theoretical section in related subject
6 Science, reality, language and verification Reading theoretical section in related subject
7 positivism and neo-pozitivism Reading theoretical section in related subject
8 Mid term exam Preparing for the exam
9 Popper and philosophy of science Reading theoretical section in related subject
10 Thomas Kuhn philosophy of science Reading theoretical section in related subject
11 Method and understanding problems in history and culture science: Objectivity and Value Reading theoretical section in related subject
12 Discussion of causality and intentionality Reading theoretical section in related subject
13 Hermeneutic understanding of science Reading theoretical section in related subject
14 Structuralist understanding of science Reading theoretical section in related subject
15 Contemporary technological developments and ethical issues Reading theoretical section in related subject
16-17 Final exam Preparing for the exam

Recommended or Required Reading
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