Author(s): Yakup KAHRAMAN
The idea of the late-Ottoman, Ottoman thought the turning point in terms of tradition. Under the influence of the philosophical currents of thought in Europe, the tradition of the origins of the modern Turkish thought creates. One of the important aspects of this idea for today's tradition, the positivist paradigm of the modern Turks the idea of forming a development process of understanding. As a result of the Enlightenment and positivist approach scientist of consciousness, the idea of modern Turkey in the late Ottoman legacy left by the most effective ideas.