ECON. AND ADM. SCIENCE
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Course Name   HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT
Semester Course Code Theoretical / Practice time ECTS
2 0607253 3 / 0 4
Course Degree Bachelor's degree
Course Language Turkish
Format of Delivery: Face to Face
Course Coordinator Assist. Prof. Dr. Vakur SÜMER
Coordinator e-mail vsumer gmail.com
Instructors
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Vakur SÜMER
Asistant Instructors
Course Objectives The main objective of the course is to teach the emergence, development and impacts of political thought.
Basic Sciences Engineering Scinces Social Sciences Educational Sciences Artistic sciences Medical Science Agricultural sciences
0 0 100 0 0 0 0
Course Learning Methods and Techniquies
The methodology of the course will be presentations of the instructor and interactive discussions.
Week Course Content Resource
1 Introduction: The scope of the history of political thought.
2 Development of Political Thought in Ancient Greece-I
3 Development of Political Thought in Ancient Greece-II
4 Political Thought in other societies at the age of Ancient Greece (India, China, Mesopotamia)
5 Political Thought in Rome
6 Political Thought in Medieval Europe
7 Political Thought in Islamic world
8 Mid-term exam
9 Political and Religious Transformation in the Modern Period: Macchiavelli, Luther, and Calvin.
10 Scientific Transformation in the Modern Period: Kopernicus, Bacon, Descartes and Newton
11 Social Contract Theories: Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau
12 David Hume and Adam Smith
13 Edmund Burke and Immanuel Kant
14 John Stuart Mill and Utilitarianism
Assesment Criteria   Mid-term exam Final exam
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Term Studies : - - - -
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Mid-term exam   1 40 - -
Final exam   - - 1 60
ECTS WORK LOAD TABLE   Number Duration
Course Duration : 14 3
Classroom Work Time : 11 3
Presentations and Seminars : - -
Course Internship : - -
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Mid-term exam : 1 15
Final Exam : 1 30
ECTS 4
No COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES CONTRIBUTION
D.Ö.Ç. 1 To be able to define basic concepts within the history of political thought, such as politics and political power. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 2 To have a basic knowledge of those who contributed the development of political thought and their works, since Antiquity. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 3 To be able to provide detailed and scientific analyses on issues such as the emergence, objective, and function of political power, state-society-individual relations 4
D.Ö.Ç. 4 To be able to grasp the historical development of political thought. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 5 To be able to conceptionally apply political thoughts with an aim of resolving contemporary political problems. 4
* 1: Zayıf - 2: Orta - 3: İyi - 4: Çok İyi
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