Department of Sociology

SOC417 UNDERSTANDING OTHER CULTURES

Course Code: 2320417
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ERDOĞAN YILDIRIM
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

The course probes such social and cultural questions as ´Are there different kinds of rationality? ´, ´Does language limit and control thought? ´, ´What kind of difficulties arise when we attempt to translate from one language, or culture, into another?, ´Are there universal moral principles? ´, ´Is it possible to compare different cultures? ´ Basic concepts such as self, reason and sanity, money and wealth, religious beliefs, and health will be subjected to critique.

Learning Outcomes

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