Academic Catalog

PHIL614 ETHICS AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY IN THE FRENCH ENLIGHTENMENT

Course Code: 2410614
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Philosophy
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. EREF HALL TURAN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Conceptions and development of ethical and political philosophy of the French philosophers seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; social change and development of critical thinking; the conception of the human being as the source of truth and value; human nature and its ethical and political dimensions; the formation of the modern subject; the relations of the French Enlightenment with the Scottish.