Language, Logic, and Empirical Knowledge: Collected Papers of Teo Grünberg, 1965-2005

This collection consists of sixteen articles written in English by Teo Grünberg, who is one of the most distinguished logicians and analytic philosophers in Turkey. The basic motivation that lies behind the idea of putting these articles together in a separate volume is the utmost difficulty of access to many of the periodicals in which the articles are published, primarily because of the reason that their electronic versions are not available.


The making of world literature: Turkish fiction as a case study
Yıldız Bağçe, Hülya (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-12-01)
This study is an investigation of the conditions and contexts of translated fiction, especially Turkish fiction, in international publishing and literary circles. Based on current discussions on what constitutes "world literature" and interviews conducted with cultural intermediaries in the transnational publishing world, this article focuses on the factors influencing the production, circulation, and reception processes of transnational fiction in the global literary field. These factors include the proces...
Self-reflexivity in postmodernist texts : a comparative study of the works of John Fowles and Orhan Pamuk
Saraçoğlu, Semra; Sönmez, Margaret Jeanne M.; Department of Foreign Language Education (2003)
This dissertation makes a comparative analysis of the self-reflexivity in the novels of one British and one Turkish writer - John Fowles and Orhan Pamuk. The study restricts itself to three novels by each writer. In making this analysis under the light of Robert Scholes₂s theory of "reality, "and making use of Linda Hutcheon's classification of self-reflexivity, and Jacque Lacan's The Mirror Stage, it is argued that both Fowles and Pamuk create worlds within worlds which are similar to but different from ea...
Understanding of music in the philosophy of Wittgenstein
Canlar, Simay; Turan, Şeref Halil; Department of Philosophy (2019)
In this thesis, Samkhyakarika, which is one of the most important texts of the Indian Philosophy, is analyzed. Moreover, it is argued that Samkhya Philosophy could be examined within the framework of Hadot’s observations and comments on philosophical tradition of Ancient Greek and Roma. Firstly, the main lines of the philosophical-spiritual tradition of Ancient Greek and Roma are shared with the findings and analysis of Hadot. Hadot thinks that Ancient Greek philosophy provides a way of life to the person. ...
World is an imagination: a phenomenological approach to the ontology and hermeneutics of Ibn Al-Arabi
Kars, Aydoğan; Ceylan, Yasin; Department of Philosophy (2009)
The aim of this study is to analyze the intertwined ontology and hermeneutics of the famous Muslim figure Ibn al-‘Arabī with a phenomenological hermeneutical approach. The research subject Ibn al-‘Arabī is to be scrutinized in comparison with Western phenomenology and hermeneutics. Hence, both phenomenology and hermeneutics will be not only the subject of the present study, but also its method of analysis. Throughout the study, Ibn al-‘Arabī’s question of being and hermeneutics will be compared with Western...
The memory of time : virtuality in Deleuze’s philosophy
İsmet, Burçak; Ceylan, Yasin; Department of Philosophy (2007)
The main objective of this master’s thesis is to examine the concept of difference according to French philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Henri Bergson. In order to explicate this crucial concept and its emphasis in these thinkers’ philosophies, this dissertation is focused on the notion of time and memory. Through the thesis, first Deleuze’s critical attitude towards representational and dialectical approachs for difference is elucidated. After the comprehensive examination for the meaning of difference accor...
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D. Grünberg, Language, Logic, and Empirical Knowledge: Collected Papers of Teo Grünberg, 1965-2005. 2017.