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ORML7440PHILOSOPHY of NATURE CONSERVATION3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerDoç. Dr. Oğuz KURDOĞLU
Co-LecturerProf. Dr. Cantürk GÜMÜŞ
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
to help the resultant issues of nature-human relations to be perceived at the bases of philosophical perspective and concepts and to improve the ability of generating solutions
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : conceptualise the data on problems and solutions3,8,101
PO - 2 : built up new personal view on nature conservation by combining craft knowledge and philosphical notions3,8,101
PO - 3 : develop the skill of solutions aimed at today by discussing different approaches in nature conservation3,8,101
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), PO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Philosophy of Nature and Environmental philosophy and its Basic Concepts; Mechanistic Ideas, Ecological Ideas; Ethics for Life and Nature; Philosophy of Deep Ecology, Philosophy of Shallow Ecology; Land Ethics and Principles; Environmental Ethics; Pioneers of Nature Conservation; Relationship of Culture and Nature; Justifications of Nature Conservation; Conservationalism? or Preservationism?; New Approaches in Nature Conservation.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Philosophy of Nature and Environmental philosophy and its Basic Concepts;
 Week 2Mechanistic Ideas, Ecological Ideas; .
 Week 3Ethics for Life and Nature;
 Week 4Philosophy of Deep Ecology,
 Week 5Philosophy of Shallow Ecology;
 Week 6Land Ethics and Principles;
 Week 7Environmental Ethics;
 Week 8I. Midterm exam
 Week 9Pioneers of Nature Conservation;
 Week 10Relationship of Culture and Nature;
 Week 11Justifications of Nature Conservation;
 Week 12Quizz
 Week 13Competing two ideals: nature and development
 Week 14Conservationalism? or Preservationism?;
 Week 15New Approaches in Nature Conservation
 Week 16Final exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Ünder,H.1996. Çevre Felsefesi, Doruk yayımcılık. Ankara
2Ünder,H.1996. Çevre Felsefesi, Doruk yayımcılık. Ankara
3Flader, S.L.1974. Thinking like a mountain: Aldo Leopold and the evolution of an ecologycal attitude toward deer, wolves, and forests, The University of Wisconsin Press, United States.
4Flader, S.L.1974. Thinking like a mountain: Aldo Leopold and the evolution of an ecologycal attitude toward deer, wolves, and forests, The University of Wisconsin Press, United States.
 
Recommended Reading
1Sober, E.2009. Biyoloji Felsefesi, İmge Kitabevi Yayınları.
2Sober, E.2009. Biyoloji Felsefesi, İmge Kitabevi Yayınları.
3Duralı,T.Ş. 1992. Biyoloji Felsefesi, ISBN: 975-7568-85-6
4Duralı,T.Ş. 1992. Biyoloji Felsefesi, ISBN: 975-7568-85-6
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 8 29/03/2016 1 30
Project 12 15/12/2016 1 10
Homework/Assignment/Term-paper 14 22/12/2016 1 10
End-of-term exam 16 08/01/2017 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 4 14 56
Laboratuar çalışması 0 0 0
Arasınav için hazırlık 3 6 18
Arasınav 1 3 3
Uygulama 0 0 0
Klinik Uygulama 0 0 0
Ödev 3 10 30
Proje 3 10 30
Kısa sınav 0 0 0
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 4 11 44
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Diğer 1 0 0 0
Diğer 2 0 0 0
Total work load224