Academic Catalog

PHIL112 INTRO.TO CONTEMPORARY CIVILZATION

Course Code: 2410112
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Philosophy
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. EREF HALL TURAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

A study of the major intellectual contributions to contemporary civilization. A combination of primary and secondary texts will be read. The emphasis is on value theory, but there is substantial discussion of science (e.g., Darwin) insofar as it has influenced value theory by changing how humanity perceives itself.