Philosophy has a significant function in the awakening of human, understanding and perceiving the universe, the world and himself. Philosophy has gained more importance conceptually. The basic purpose of this study is to determine the perceptions of the students in the Department of Turkish Education about the term, philosophy through metaphors. The study group consists of the students in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades in the Department of Turkish Education in Cukurova University. As data collecting tool, each student was given papers in which the expression "Philosophy is like ... , because ... " is included and they were required to fill in the blank places. The metaphors obtained in the study were collected under different categories. In the study, it was attempted to determine what place the philosophy is in the eyes of the students studying Turkish and find out some clues about how it can be used in education.