Department of Philosophy

Philosophical Anthropology(PH430)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
PH430 Philosophical Anthropology 8 3 0 0 3 6
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Selami Atakan ALTINÖRS aaltinors@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective What is “human being”? An examination of the human being and of philosophical problems arising in connection with it. Presentation of diffents philosophical conceptions concerning human being and his existantial conditions.
Content Conceptions of human from presocratic philosophers to Cassirer.
Course Learning Outcomes 1.Competence of philosophical reflection on human being.
2.Essential conceptions of philosophical anthropology.
3.Philosophical formation on conditions of human existence.
Teaching and Learning Methods Face-to-face
References Bernard Groethuysen: Anthropologie philosophique
Jacques Poulain: De l'homme. Eléments d'anthropologie philosophique du langage
Denis Trierweiler: Hans Blumenberg: Anthropologie philosophique
Arnold Gehlen: Essais d'anthropologie philosophique
Gérard Raulet: Max scheler l'anthropologie philosophique en Allemagne dans l'entre-deux-guerres
Takiyettin Mengüşoğlu: İnsan Felsefesi
Mustafa Günay: Felsefe Tarihinde İnsan Sorunu
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Objet and scope of philosophical anthropology
2 Human being as a philosophical problem
3 Human in presocratic philosophy
4 Socrate and Plato
5 Aristotle
6 Conceptions on human in the middle age
7 Mid-term
8 Conceptions on human in Renaissance
9 Conceptions on human in the age of enlightenment
10 Human in German Romanticism
11 Max Scheler
12 Arnold Gehlen
13 Ernst Cassirer
14 Final reflections
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 1 20
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 16
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 14 2
Toplam 16 38
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Analyze philosophical texts with analytical and critical rigor; X
2 Get an exhaustive knowledge on the history of philosophy; from antiquity to 20th century; X
3 Provide access to information and expertise in the fields of systematic philosophy, such as ethic, esthetic, history of science, philosophy of society; X
4 Establish the relation between philosophy and other fields of knowledge, such as, history, psychology, anthropology, sociology and other positive sciences; X
5 Learn the theories of political science and the philosophical evaluation of historical and actual events;
6 Have a sufficient level of French and English in order to follow philosophical debates; X
7 Have a sufficient level of the ancient Greek, Latin and Ottoman languages for reading philosophical texts written in these;
8 Develop a creative thinking and a knowledge of aesthetic theories which will allow the analysis of artworks and the history of art;
9 Acquire academic research methods and writing ability as well as to develop analytical skills, interpretation and criticism. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 14 4 56
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 1 20 20
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 16 16
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 12 12
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 1 4 4
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 6,00
Credits ECTS 6
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