Graduate Students

 

Mert Ateşsal

Mert received his B.A. 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 completed her BA in Psychology at Yeditepe University in 2017. Her primary areas of interest are some of the fundamental questions in meta-ethics, moral epistemology and virtue ethics.

Email: sena.bolek@bilkent.edu.tr
RoomHZ-41 

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 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. Her primary research interest lies at the intersection of the philosophy of mind and cognitive science. She is interested in the theoretical and empirical aspects of this and related topics.

Email: eysan.demirkaya@bilkent.edu.tr
Room: HZ-41

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
Room: H153

Barış Kastaş

Barış is a Ph.D. student, who obtained his B.A. and M.A. 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
Room: H153

Roohollah Haghshenas

Rooh came to Bilkent after receiving a BA in Architecture and spending some years in graduate studies in Philosophy in Iran. His main interests lie at the intersection of moral responsibility, moral reactions and dispositional accounts of valuing.

Email: roohoollah@bilkent.edu.tr
Room: HZ-41

Cansu İrem Meriç

Cansu İrem received her BA in philosophy from Middle East Technical University. Her research interests are the philosophy of mind, especially plant mind, philosophy of science and philosophy of literature.

Email: cansu.meric@bilkent.edu.tr
Room: H341

Kemal Doğukan Sağbaş

Kemal has received his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University with a Minor in Psychology. His primary interests are stream of consciousness, philosophy of art, philosophy of mind and literary storytelling.

Email: kemal.sagbas@bilkent.edu.tr
Room: HZ-341

Evrensel Sebep

Evrensel 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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Utku Sonsayar

Utku received his BA in philosophy from Bogazici University. His primary interests are philosophy of mind, cognitive science and metaphysics (especially metaontology).

Emailutku.sonsayar@bilkent.edu.tr 
Room: H-341

Damla Uyar

Damla received her B.A. 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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Zehra Vural

Zehra received her BA degree in Philosophy from Bilkent University. Her research interests include philosophy of mind and ethics.

Email: zehra.vural@bilkent.edu.tr 
Room: H341