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Lesson plan / POLITICAL THOUGHT AND THEORY OF THE STATE

Lesson Information

Course Credit 2.0
Course ECTS Credit 4.0
Teaching Language of Instruction Türkçe
Level of Course Bachelor's Degree, TYYÇ: Level 6, EQF-LLL: Level 6, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of Course Compulsory
Mode of Delivery Face-to-face
Does the course require compulsory or optional work experience? Z
Course Coordinator
Instructor (s) Prof. Dr. ERCAN EYUBOĞLU
Course Assistant

Purpose and Content

The aim of the course The course aims to identify the sources of current information about politics, to present both political thinkers and political concepts in a chronological perspective, and to define different assumptions and thoughts about the nature of politics.
Course Content As the students have already acquired detailed and in-depth knowledge of the political thought and state theories from the Antiquity to the late 18th century in a previous course (General Public Law), the chronological scope of the course will be limited to the 19th and 20th centuries.

Weekly Course Subjects

1Introduction: Political Thought and Political Ideology
2Ideology
3Liberalism
4Conservatism
5Marxism-
6Social Democracy
7Nationalism
8Anarchism
9Feminism
10Fascism
11Corporatism
12Ecologism
13Islamism
14Conclusion

Resources

*Core Readings:

Örs, Birsen (ed.) (2010) 19. Yüzyıldan 20. Yüzyıla Modern Siyasal İdeolojiler, İstanbul: İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi.

Tunçel, Ahu & Gülenç, Kurtul (ed.) Siyaset Felsefesi Tarihi (Platon'dan Zizek'e), İstanbul: Doğu-Batı.



*Source Readings:

Tunçay, Mete (ed.) (2011) Batı’da Siyasal Düşünceler Tarihi 3: Yakın Çağ, İstanbul: İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi.



*General Sources:

Ruby, Christian (2012) Siyaset Felsefesine Giriş, İstanbul: İletişim.

Berktay, Fatmagül (2010) Politikanın Çağrısı, İstanbul: İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi.