Graduate Students

 

 

Mert Ateşsal

Mert received his BA in Cultural Studies with minors in Philosophy, Art Theory and Criticism, and Gender Studies from Sabancı University. His primary areas of interest are contemporary metaethics, normative ethics and political philosophy

Email: mertatessal@gmail.com
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Sena Bölek

Sena is a PhD student, who completed her BA in Psychology at Yeditepe University and her MA in Philosophy at Bilkent University. She works on some of the fundamental questions in epistemology and meta-ethics, especially on the questions about certainty and normativity. She is also interested in history of philosophy.

Email: sena.bolek@bilkent.edu.tr
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Zeynep Çelik

Zeynep received her BA in English Language and Literature from Bilkent University in 2020. Her primary research interests are in Philosophy of Language and Philosophy of Literature. She is especially interested in the way language functions in Nonsense Literature. Her other interests include Metaphysics and Epistemology.

Email: imzeynep@gmail.com
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Eyşan Demirkaya

Eyşan is a PhD student, who received her BA in Philosophy and BSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics (with a minor in Psychology and a track in Brain and Cognitive Sciences) from Koç University. She then completed her MA in Philosophy at Bilkent University.  Her primary research interest lies at the intersection of Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Sciences. 

Email: eysan.demirkaya@bilkent.edu.tr
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Simge Deniz

Simge received her BA degree in philosophy from Boğaziçi University. Her primary areas of interest are self, consciousness and philosophy of mind. She is also interested in Eastern Philosophy and its practices. 

Email: zeynep.deniz@bilkent.edu.tr
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Ahmet Gönüllü

Ahmet is a PhD student who completed his MA degree in Philosophy at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Before that he completed a BA degree in Philosophy at Bilkent University, with a minor in Political Science. His primary research interests is social ontology, rights, and global justice. He also has interests in Kant and epistemology. 

Email: ahmet.gonullu@bilkent.edu.tr
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Zeynep Gürsoy

Zeynep received her BA degree in English Language and Literature from Bilkent University in June 2018. Her research interests are philosophy of language, especially the relationship between phonetics and semantics, philosophy of literature and philosophy of mind.

Email: zeynepgursoy@yahoo.com
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Barış Kaştaş

Barış is a PhD student who obtained his BA and MA in Sciences Po Paris, graduating with a specialization in political theory. Barış is currently exploring a wider range of topics, with an interest in metaethics. He also runs the educational YouTube channel Barış’la Basitçe, discussing philosophical ideas through works of popular culture.

Email: baris.kastas@sciencespo.fr
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Gülden Alaz Meriç

Alaz is a PhD student who  received her BA and MA in Philosophy from Middle East Technical University. Her main interests are logic, especially Argumentation Theory, epistemology, philosophy of language and philosophy for children.

Email: alaz.meric@bilkent.edu.tr
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Kemal Tarık Oral

Kemal Tarık received his BA in philosophy from Middle East Technical University. His primary areas of interest are philosophy of cognitive sciences, philosophy of mind and ontology.

Email: tarik.oral@bilkent.edu.tr
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Berkay Ozar

Berkay received his BSc in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy of Science and Logic from Middle East Technical University. His current research interests lie in Philosophy of Psychology (with a particular focus on the methodological problems of the field) and Cognitive Science (especially on the current trends of Embodied/Extended Mind theses).

Email: berkay.ozar@bilkent.edu.tr
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Evrensel Sebep

Evrensel is a PhD student who received his BA in Politics and History from Newcastle University. He then completed his MA in Philosophy at the University of Bristol. His interest areas include collective intentionality, democratic theory, social and political philosophy.

Email: evrenselsebep@gmail.com
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Yavuz Selim Şen

Yavuz received their BA in Western Languages and Literatures with a double major in Philosophy at Boğaziçi University. Their primary research interests are in ethics and social and political philosophy. They are especially interested in concepts of trust, responsibility, and their political implications.

Email: selim.sen@bilkent.edu.tr
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M. Maşuk Şimşek

Maşuk  is a PhD student who received his BA in Philosophy and Psychology from Bogazici University and MA in Philosophy from Central European University. He is primarily interested in metaphysics of infinity and related topics in philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and philosophy of religion.

Email: masuk.simsek@bilkent.edu.tr
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Damla Uyar

Damla received her BA degree in Psychology from Boğaziçi University in 2019. Her primary areas of interest are metaphysics, philosophy of science, and especially philosophy of social sciences in relation to social ontology and epistemology.

Emaildamla.uyar@bilkent.edu.tr
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Eylül Yücel

Eylül is a PhD student who  received her BA and MA in Philosophy from Bilkent University. Her primary interests are History of Philosophy, Aesthetics and Animal Ethics.

Emaileylul.yucel@bilkent.edu.tr
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