6th International Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

6th Bilkent Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Conference date: Saturday, November 19, 2022 (via Zoom)

To attend the conference, please register here.

Once you are registered, Zoom meeting information will be sent to you via e-mail.


Conference Program:

(Istanbul time, GMT+3)

You can download the printable program here.


  • Opening Speech

First Session:


  • Nicola Fresco (University of Pisa, Italy)
  • Some Theoretical Virtues of Cultural Evolution and Why We Should Adopt It


  • Asiye Rana Eraslan (Ankara University, Turkey)
  • The Problem of Authenticity of Artwork and Experience of Art

Second Session:


  • Tsitsiridakis Christos (National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece)
  • Four Instances of Concealment in the Platonic Phaedrus


  • Ateş Metin (Boğaziçi University, Turkey)
  • A Comparative Analysis of Wittgenstein and Quine in their Distinction of Philosophy and Science

Third Session:


  • Polina Krupinina (HSE University, Russia)          
  • Reframing the Fear of Death: Consolation Philosophy of Cicero


  • Nicolas Ignacio Silva (University of Chile, Chile)
  • Why the Values in Science Discussion Needs Input from Experimental Philosophy: Intuitions, Case Studies, and Social Values


  • Closing Speech


If you have any questions, you can reach us at philstudentconf@bilkent.edu.tr



  • Bilkent University Department of Philosophy
  • Bilkent Philosophical Society


Organizing Committee:

Faculty Supervisor:

  • Dr. Tufan Kıymaz (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)

Undergraduate Committee Members:

  • Damla Belemir Aydın (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Hasan Alparslan Bayrak (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Kaan Tuncay Erdaş (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Seher Işık (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Serhat Sincar (Bilkent University, Department of Psychology)
  • Ufuk Batuhan Yazlık (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Zeynep Şahin (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)

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