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PHILOSOPHICAL LOGIC PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS447 PHILOSOPHICAL LOGIC 6 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. HÜLYA YILMAZ
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to enable students to apply the basic rules of logic and reasoning correctly. At the end of the course, the student becomes aware of the most common logic errors and can identify the errors of reasoning in a text. Acquire the ability to reason.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the classification of types of concepts, propositions and types of evidence, types of forms, content and other errors in argumentation and the main rules of argumentation ethics.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Compares different currents in the philosophy of epistemology and science.
Gives examples of the properties and stages of scientific method.
Distinguishes the basic concepts of epistemology and philosophy of science.
Evaluates science from the conceptual, historical and critical aspects.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Logic. Concepts. Propositions. Lecture, Discussion
2 Reading Evidence. Toulmin model (claim, support, guaranty). Lecture, Discussion
3 Reading Deductive evidences. Predicate comparison. Conditional comparison. Lecture, Discussion
4 Reading Inductive evidences. Analogic, Authority-based, reasoned and statistical evidences. Lecture, Discussion
5 Reading Logic Errors Lecture, Discussion
6 Reading Errors of style (1) Lecture, Discussion
7 Reading Errors of style (2) Lecture, Discussion
8 Reading Revision of the semester Lecture, Discussion
9 - MID-TERM EXAM -
10 Reading Content errors (1) Lecture, Discussion
11 Reading Content errors (2) Lecture, Discussion
12 Reading Content errors (3) Lecture, Discussion
13 Reading Other types of errors (1) Lecture, Discussion
14 Reading Other types of errors (2) Lecture, Discussion
15 Reading Dialectic, rhetoric, argumentation ethics. Lecture, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Yaran, Cafer Sadik. (2018). Informel mantik. Istanbul: Ragbet
Emiroglu, Ibrahim. (2017) Mantik yanlislari. Ankara: Elis
Walton, Douglas. (2008) Informal logic: a pragmatic approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40
Final Exam 1 60
Practice 0 0
Short Exam 0 0
Presentation of Report 0 0
Homework Assessment 0 0
Oral Exam 0 0
Presentation of Thesis 0 0
Presentation of Document 0 0
Expert Assessment 0 0
Computer Based Presentation 0 0
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the theories, concepts and principles of the basic and sub-fields of business.
2
Explain business functions and processes based on current scientific sources.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate internationally valid business cases with the theories and concepts of other social sciences.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the current events and facts in his / her field analytically and systematically based on advanced knowledge and skills he / she has.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the theoretical and factual knowledge in business for occupational practices.
2
Solve individual and organizational problems in business life.
3
Use computer programs (SPSS, R, Excel, Stata) efficiently against the complex business problems.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan research and work using knowledge and skills gained in the field of business.
2
Organize the activities for organizational goals and purposes independently.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Criticize advanced knowledge and skills in the field with a critical approach.
2
Develop the existing knowledge and skills with a critical point of view under the impact of scientific, technological and current developments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Express his/her knowledge, thoughts and solutions on business to related stakeholders in written and verbal ways.
2
Use the information and communication technology software and equipment required for business.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values at the stages of collection of data, their implementation, interpretation and announcement of results in the field of business.
2
Relate the concepts of social rights, occupational safety, employee health, quality management and sustainability with the cases in business life.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 26
Land Surveying 0 0
Group Work 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Reading 12 48
Assignment (Homework) 0 0
Project Work 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Internship 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0
Social Activity 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0
Field Study 0 0
Report Writing 0 0
Final Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 6
Mid-Term Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 4
Short Exam 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0
TOTAL 43 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0