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PHILOSOPHY OF ART PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS372 PHILOSOPHY OF ART 5 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 Prof.Dr. KAMİL KAYA
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to help the students gain an overview of the main problems of Philosophy of Art and the solutions offered by the philosophers, recognize the basic concepts of this discipline of philosophy and the structure of philosophical arguments about the phenomenon of art.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the definition of art, the nature of the work of art, the nature of the artistic creativity, the artistic imagination, the evaluation of the works of art, the relationship between art and affections, the reception of the work of art, aesthetic values and aesthetic judgments.

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

Knows various philosophical approaches related to art and "beautiful".
Relates the philosophy of art to the other sub-branches of philosophy.
Analyzes the phenomenon of art as a creative, cognitive, affective and social process.
Distinguishs and evaluates the philosophical theories developed on art and art works.
Compares aesthetic judgments and aesthetic values through different aesthetic theories.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Basic Concepts in Philosophy of Art Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
2 Reading Different approaches to Philosophy of Art Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
3 Reading Relation between Philosophy of Art, Ontology and Philosophy of Ethics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
4 Reading Platon’s Approach against Art Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
5 Reading Aristoteles’s Approach against Art Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
6 Reading Resolution of Art Sense in Ancient Greece through Specific Artworks Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
7 Reading Art Sense in the Middle Age Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Revision of the Semester Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
10 Reading Kant: Resolution of Aesthetic Judgements I Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
11 Reading Kant: Resolution of Aesthetic Judgements II Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
12 Reading Art Forms in Hegel Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
13 Reading Art, Religion and Philosophy Relation in Hegel Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
14 Reading Heidegger: Origin of Artwork Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
15 Reading Evaluation of Kant, Hegel and Heidegger’s Approach against Art through Specific Artworks Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Platon. (2000). Devlet. (Trns. Sabahattin Eyupoglu – M. Ali Cimcoz) Istanbul: Is Bankasi Publications
Aristoteles. (2011). Poetika. Trns. Ismail Tunalı. İstanbul: Remzi Bookstore
Ismail Tunali. (1998). Estetik. Remzi Bookstore.
Taylan Altug. (2007). Kant Estetigi. Payel.
Hegel. (1994). Güzel Sanatlar Uzerine Dersler I. Volume. Trns. Taylan Altug – Hakki Hunler. Payel.
Heidegger. (2007). Sanat Eserinin Kokeni. Trns. Fatih Tepebasili. Ankara: De Ki Press.
Dahlstrom, Daniel O., ed.(2018). Philosophy and art. CUA Press

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
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
Students define the concepts they learned and match them with their corresponding phenomena in the social world.
3
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
4
3
Students compare sociological theories with reference to social problems.
0
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
1
5
Students develop their knowledge on sustainability by the use of information and communication technologies.
4

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students evaluate qualitative and quantitative data of sociological research studies.
4
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students design a research by their acquired knowledge and experience.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research field study considering the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values.
0
2
Students efficiently apply the most suitable information and communication technologies in their studies.
1
3
Students use their knowledge on ecological, social and economical sustainability in all aspects of their lives.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research on problems which reflect on their fields in the global world undergoing rapid and profound change.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
5
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
2
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
5

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students apply the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values with reference to sustainability throughout their studies in their careers.
2

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 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 12 4 48
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 6 6
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 4 4
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0