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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT411 History Of Science 927006 4 7 3
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To give an overview on progression of science and philosophy. And thus developping methodological thinking of the students.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sedat Doğan
Learning Outcomes
  1. Student understands that science and technology requires great efforts and also requires free and genuine people
  2. Learns the nature of the mind and knowledge.
  3. Learns what the "meaning" is, that it is the tie which connects the ideas and the physical reality, and understands that people do not have anything for this else than mind.
  4. Understands the importance of philosophy for science and community.
  5. Learns different thinking approaches
  6. Understands the relations between science and philosophy and their progressing manners
  7. Understands the nature of the theories and their relations to physical reality.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Any kind of books related to the course content.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Philosophy of Science, Platonism, rationalism, phonemenology, existentialism, dilactical materialism, determinism and constructivism. Conceptualization and modelling of the physical reality. History of Geodesy and Photogrammetry, progression in chronological manner. Important events in geodesy and photogrammetry. Official boards on surveying and mapping. Progression of the geodesy and photogrammetry education. Application fields of geodesy and photogrammetry. Famous people on geodesy and photogrammetry.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to history of science.
2.Philosophy of science: epistemology and epistemology theroies.
3.Reductio and inductio: syllogism.
7.Dialectic materialism.
8.Determinism and constructivism.
10.Mid-term exam.
12.Conceptualization of the physical reality.
13.Philosophical bases of the electromagnetic wave theory.
14.History of surveying and mapping and its position in the history of philosophy
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination170
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Homework Problems339
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination155