Law

General Public Law I(HUK191)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
HUK191 General Public Law I 1 2 0 0 2 3
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Birden GÜNGÖREN BULGAN birdengungorenbulgan@gmail.com (Email)
Assistant
Objective The aim of this course is to present different interpretations of the notions of “State”, “power” and “souvereignity” and to analyse its evolution through the history.
Content Week 1. The Notions Estat and Res Publica

Week 2. The limitation of modern state

Week 3. The definitions of power

Week 4. The differenciation of law and practice

Week 5. The difference between the scolastic thought and Machiavelli

Week 6. The distinction between the national and universal thought: Vitoria and Erasmus

Week 7. Renaissance

Week 8. Reform and The Humanism

Week 9. The Golden Age of Spain

Week 10. The Souvereignty (Bodin, Suarez)

Week 11. Social Contract Theory

Week 12. The The Theory of Modern State

Week 13. Spinozas Theory of Law

Week 14. Spinoza’s liberty of expression
Course Learning Outcomes The Student will have a wide knowledge of the different interpretations of the notions of “state”, “power” and “souvereignity”.
Teaching and Learning Methods Analyse notions of the state from the perspective of different philosophers and their textes
References Cemal Bâli Akal, İktidarın Üç Yüzü, Dost Yayınları, 2003

Cemal Bâli Akal, Devlet Kuramı, Dost Yayınları, 2006

Cemal Bâli Akal, Modern Düşüncenin Doğuşu, Dost Yayınları

Ernst Cassirer, Le Myte de L’Etat, Gallimard, Paris, 1993

Claude Lévi-Strauss, La structure élementaire de la parenté, Mouton & Co., Paris, 1981

Max Weber, Protestan Ahlakı ve Kapitalizmin Ruhu, Hil yayınları

Machiavelli, Il principo

Spinoza, Tractatus Theologico-Politicus

Bodin, Les six livres de la république
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 The Notions Estat and Res Publica
2 The limitation of modern state
3 The definitions of power
4 The differenciation of law and practice
5 The difference between the scolastic thought and Machiavelli
6 The distinction between the national and universal thought: Vitoria and Erasmus
7 Renaissance
8 Reform and Humanism
9 The Golden Age of Spain
10 The Souvereignty (Bodin, Suarez)
11 Social Contract Theory
12 The Theory of Modern State
13 Spinozas Theory of Law
14 Spinoza’s liberty of expression
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 0 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 0 60
Toplam 0 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 0
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 0
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline. X
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems. X
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions. X
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system. X
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner. X
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals. X
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law. X
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 2 14 28
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 56
Total Workload / 25 2,24
Credits ECTS 2
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