Saniye Vatansever

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago

Areas of Interest: History of Philosophy, especially Kant and Early Modern Philosophy

Personal Homepage: https://saniyevatansever.weebly.com/

Email: saniye@bilkent.edu.tr 
Phone: +90-312-290-1072
Office: H331a

About

Saniye Vatansever joined the department in 2018. She received her doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2015. She works on the history of philosophy, especially on the philosophy of Immanuel Kant and early modern philosophy. She also has continued research interest in 19th century German philosophy and various problems in philosophy of science, philosophy of religion, and ethics. Her work has been published in the Philosofia Unisinos: Unisinos Journal of Philosophy and Kantian Review. Her personal interests include paper marbling, oil painting, and hiking.

 

Sample publications

“Self-Imposed Immaturity: Are We Really Free to Be Enlightened?” Natur und Freiheit: Akten des XII. Internationalen Kant-Kongresses, Edited by Violetta L. Waibel und Margit Ruffing, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter (forthcoming)

“Descartes’ Two Conceptions of Necessity: Conditional and Absolute,” Filosofia Unisinos: Unisinos Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 18, No 2, Nov. 2017.

 “Kant’s Conception of the Humean Problem,” Philhist 15: Proceedings of Interactions in the History of Philosophy Conference, Dakam Publishing, pp. 223-32, May 2015.

 “On Embodied Minds in Action” Co-authored with B. Ozturk, Kantian Review, Vol.15-2, pp. 147-50 (2010) [Book review]