Course Language:

İngilizce

Course Objectives:

The main aim of this study is to discuss philosophical problems related to foundations, nature and methods of mathematics

Course Content:

Ontology and epistemology of mathematics; meanings of mathematical concepts such as, numbers, sets, functions, etc. and meanings of propositions and mathematical expressions; philosophical problems related to foundations, nature and methods of mathematics, objectivity in mathematics and applicability to the real world; works of pioneers in philosophy of mathematics such as Frege, Russel, Hilbert, Brouwer and Gödel; dimension concept, basic theories in philosophy of mathematics; Logicism, Formalism and Intuitionism, quasi-experimentalists and Lakatos; relation of mathematical philosophy with mathematics education; social groups in the philosophy of mathematics education. |

Course Methodology:

1. Lecture 2. Case study 3. Discussion 4. Demonstration 5. Group work 6. Microteaching 7. Problem solving

Course Evaluation Methods:

A. Supply type B. Multiple-choice test C. Incomplete D. True-False E. Oral exam F. Portfolio G. Performance type H. Report