Second Cycle - Institute of Educational Sciences - Secondary School Social Studies Education - History Education
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
TARO730 Philosophy of Science Compulsory 1 2 4
Objectives of the Course
When interrogate what science is, to construct students own science paradigm.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. MUSTAFA AKSOY
Learning Outcomes
1 to question what is science
2 to understand scientific methods
3 to criticize aproaces about science
4 to know aproaces about science
5 to know basic consepts about science
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Course Contents
Modern Science and Newton
Conception of Modern Science
Karl Popper
A New Science Paradigm: Hermeneoutik
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 What's The Science?
2 What's The Science?
3 Which Science?
4 Modern Science and Newton
5 Conception of Modern Science
6 Determinism
7 Objectivity
8 Yarıyıl sınavına hazırlık
9 Yarıyıl sınavı
10 Modern Science and Comte
11 Karl Popper
12 Heisenberg and uncertainty Princible
13 Quantum and Natural Sciences
14 Sociology of Knowledge and Khun
15 A New Science Paradigm: Hermeneoutik
16 preperation for final exam
17 Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Alan Chalmers, Bilim Dedikleri
Ömer Demir, Bilim Felsefesi
Şafak Ural, Pozitivist Felsefe
Thomas Kuhn, Bilimsel Devrimlerin Yapısı
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
To read a paper about historiography in every week and making a project
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
There is no work Placement
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 2 14 28
Pre Class Self Study 2 14 28
Post Class Self Study 2 14 28
Midterm Preparation 1 5 5
Final Preparation 1 5 5
Total 8 52 94
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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