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The language-thought relationship on the basis of precedence of thought over language
Arısoy, Elif; Grünberg, David; Department of Philosophy (2021-8)
The aim of this thesis is to examine the relationship between language and thought on the basis of the claim that thought precedes language. The claim is meant that the processes of thought might occasionally be possible w...
The value of sociability in Rousseau, Hegel, and Nietzsche
Karatekeli, Emre; Turan, Şeref Halil; Department of Philosophy (2021-5)
This thesis investigates the political philosophies of Rousseau, Hegel, and Nietzsche, as regards the relation between sociability and freedom. Firstly, I argue that Rousseau’s fundamental view undergoes a drastic shift in...
Understanding As Listening: Dostoevsky Influence on Bakhtinian Philosophy
Kocaoğlu, Deniz; Turan, Şeref Halil; Department of Philosophy (2021-3-11)
The primary purpose of this study is to reveal the difference between early and later philosophy of Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin in terms of his ideas on the nature of intersubjective relationships. The main claim is that ...
Amartya Sen‘s capability approach and its relation with John Rawls‘ justice as fairness.
Esmer, Songül; Turan, Şeref Halil; Department of Philosophy (2021-3-10)
This thesis aims to examineAmartya Sen‘s capability approach and its relation with John Rawls‘ ―justice as fairness.‖In order to reveal Sen‘s capability approach,John Rawls‘ justice as fairnessis explained a...
The thought of process in Hegel and Whitehead: life and vitality
Karaosmanoğlu, Toprak; Baç, Mutlu Murat; Department of Philosophy (2021-2-11)
The purpose of this thesis is to clarify the thought of process in Hegel and Whitehead in the context of life and vitality. The concept of life has a special place for both Hegel and Whitehead. While Whitehead treats the s...
Art and difference in deleuze: how do you glitch yourself?
Yalçın, Melike Başak; Shores, Corry Michael; Department of Philosophy (2021-1-25)
The main concern of this thesis is to investigate the critique of representational thinking in Deleuze and to comprehend the notion of Body without Organs (BwO) in relation to aesthetic experience as an alternative to such...
The thought of process in hegel and whitehead: Life and vitality
Karaosmanoğlu, Toprak Seda; Baç, Mutlu Murat; Department of Philosophy (2020-10-22)
The purpose of this thesis is to clarify the thought of process in Hegel and Whitehead in the context of life and vitality. The concept of life has a special place for both Hegel and Whitehead. While for Whitehead, the sit...
Philosophical implications of cantor’s set theory
Şahin, Şafak; Grünberg, David; Department of Philosophy (2020-10-13)
This thesis is devoted to examining Georg Cantor’s understanding of infinity and his philosophy of mathematics. Even though Aristotle differentiated the concept of infinity as potential infinite and actual infinite, he a...
A philosophical analysis of the biological accounts of morality and altruism
Bilgin, Arda; Sol, Ayhan; Department of Philosophy (2020)
The main purpose of my thesis is to show that morality is not unique to humans and it does not separate humans from nature. To that end I first discuss the issue of emotions to emphasize that biological accounts are more s...
Time as the ground of transcendence: a dialogue between Kant and Heidegger
Beşkardeşler, Sedef; Baç, Mutlu Murat; Department of Philosophy (2020)
In this dissertation, I attempt to present a critical dialogue between Immanuel Kant and Martin Heidegger in terms of time. Heidegger sees his own project of the interpretation of Critique of Pure Reason as a retrieval (Wi...
An analysis of the value debate in environmental ethics
Demir, Onur; Sol, Ayhan; Department of Philosophy (2020)
The aim of this study is to give a general understanding about the value approaches in environmental ethics. I will analyze non-anthropocentric theories based on intrinsic value and pragmatist approach to ...
A study on alevi humanism
Sürücü, Betül; Parkan, Barış; Department of Philosophy (2020)
The aim of this study is to discuss the connection between Alevism and Humanism with a detailed examination. The main question of the thesis is whether Alevism can be linked to Humanism or not. The concepts of humanism in ...
Therapeutic philosophy: wittgenstein and heidegger
Temizler, Büke; Turan, Şeref Halil; Department of Philosophy (2020)
Considering comparative studies in philosophy, the relationship between philosophies of Ludwig Wittgenstein and Martin Heidegger has a remarkable place in history. In this thesis, I attempt to discuss their philosophies to...
The Role of argumentation theory in scientific reasoning and science education
Meriç, Gülden Alaz; Zambak, Aziz Fevzi; Department of Philosophy (2019)
This thesis analyzes Argumentation Theory within the context of science education. Within this thesis’s purpose, foundations of Argumentation Theory together with the theory’s main elements are also explained. The role of ...
Ethics of artificial intelligence: moral responsibility of self-driving cars and sex robots
Özmen, M. Cem; Demir, Mehmet Hilmi; Department of Philosophy (2019)
This thesis analyzes the ethical impacts of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications. AI applications are used in many areas to make daily life more comfortable and efficient. They are used for cleaning houses, taking...
The philosophical significance of death: a reconstructive interpretation of Hegel and Heidegger
Mandalinci, Maya.; Çırakman, Elif; Department of Philosophy (2019)
The main interest of this thesis consists in presenting an ontologico-existential understanding of death as seeking the possible ways to place and hold the nothing within being itself. Interpreting death in light of its be...
Nietzsche on convalescence
Soytok, Evren; İnam, Ahmet.; Department of Philosophy (2019)
In this thesis, I will attempt to clarify Nietzsche’s notion of convalescence. To grasp his notion of convalescence requires a proper understanding and examination of his critique of traditional metaphysics that permeates ...
An Environmental philosophical analysis of ecosystem health
Saraç, Yüksel; Sol, Ayhan; Department of Philosophy (2019)
The aim of this study is to qualify the notion of ecosystem health by taking the origin of the 'health' concept into consideration and discuss how to find solutions to some environmental problems, arising from the combinat...
Experience and science: Eddington's two tables problem
Ekemen, Cengi; Demir, Mehmet Hilmi; Department of Philosophy (2019)
The primary aim of this thesis is to analyze Eddington’s ‘two tables’ problem. The analysis has been carried forward with respect to the framework Sellars provides: the manifest image and the scientific image. The only dif...
Two cases of the golden age: the Hesiodic utopia and the Platonic ideal state
Vezir, Güneş; Turan, Şeref Halil; Department of Philosophy (2019)
This study was prepared to give information about the Golden Age myth, and in this regard, to illustrate for what purposes and in which ways the myth is used by Hesiod and Plato and the interaction and similarities between...
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