Philosophy of Art (GRT498) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Philosophy of Art GRT498 2 0 0 2 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Şule Pfeiffer Taş
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Intellectual structure of concepts of art and beauty from the Ancient Greeks to present time. Expression of Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics in the visual arts. The development of Art Thought in historical timeline. The ways of aesthetic concepts and species of projection.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
Course Content Intellectual structure of concepts of art and beauty from the Ancient Greeks to present time; examination of philosophy of art and aesthetics in the visual arts; the ways of aesthetic concepts and species of projection.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
7 Midterm
16 Final Exam


Other Sources 1. S. K. YETKİN, Estetik Doktrinler, Ankara 2007.
2. İ. KUÇURADİ, Sanata Felsefeyle Bakmak, Adana 2009
3. D. TOWNSEND, Estetiğe Giriş (çev. Sabri Büyükdüvenci), Ankara 2002
4. A. TİMUÇİN, Estetikte Anlam ve Yorum, İstanbul 2011
5. A. TİMUÇİN, Sorularla Estetik El Kitabı, İstanbul 2009
6. A. TURANİ, Çağdaş Sanat Felsefesi, İstanbul 2015
7. M. KAGAN, Güzellik Bilimi Olarak Estetik ve Sanat, (Çev: Aziz Çalışlar), İstanbul 1982
8. M. KAGAN, Estetik ve Sanat Dersleri, İstanbul 1993

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 3 80
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquires Art and Design culture and aesthetic knowledge, theoretical and applied knowledge about the discipline. X
2 Knows the legal regulations and processes about Art and Design.
3 Has knowledge about interdisciplinary interaction associated with the relevant field of Art and Design. X
4 Describes the concepts, ideas, facts, and problems related with the field; perceives, designs, and applies them multi-dimensionally. X
5 Evaluates interaction with sub-disciplines related with the field, uses the information creatively. X
6 Works, undertakes responsibility, and carries out plans individually and as a group member.
7 Identifies the learning requirements about the field, and directs his learning within a lifelong sense of social conscience. X
8 Uses information and communication technologies required by the field at least at an advanced level of Europe Computer Literacy License.
9 Follows new information relevant with the field and communicates with colleagues using a foreign language (Europe Language Portfolio General Level: B1 Level).
10 Creates projects supporting solution suggestions to problems in his field with qualified and quantified data; shares them with experts and non-experts.
11 Converts concrete and abstract concepts into creative thinking, innovative and original products, analyzes the acquired information and skills with a critical approach. X
12 Is aware of national and international values of art and design, and acts in accordance with ethical values. X
13 Has knowledge, equipment, and aesthetic awareness about art culture and history that is necessary for carrying out successful studies related with the discipline. X
14 Has enough awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality culture, and protection of cultural values and environment, occupational health and safety.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 10 3 30
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 4 4
Homework Assignments 5 1 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 2 2
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 2 2
Total Workload 75