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Ahlâk-ı Alâî’de Aile Ahlâkı
Family Ethics in the Ahlâk-ı Alâî

Author(s): İbrahim Turan
Subject(s): Ethics / Practical Philosophy, Turkish Literature, Family and social welfare, 16th Century
Published by: Hitit Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü
Keywords: Kınalızâde; Education; Moral Education; Family;

Summary/Abstract: Family is one of the most important institutions through the history which is not only the basis of biological continuation of human beings but also source of psychological, social and economic supports for the individuals of the family unit. However, while family plays a great role acquiring positive values for the individual and society, in some periods, family institution is neglected and is not given importance to its educational aspects. Especially, since the second half of twentieth century, family life, has affected negatively in terms of educational role of family. At the end, all of these reasons have decreased families’ responsibilities of educating their children’s moral education. For this reason, we have to think the functions of family played great roles in the moral education of young generations from past to the present. This article has two aims: Its first aim is to examine the book of Kınalızade which was written in the sixteenth century in terms of family ethics and moral values taught in the family. Its second aim is to make some suggestions for solving current problems in the family life in light of principles of the Book of Kınalızade.

  • Issue Year: 8/2015
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 433-453
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: Turkish