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    • Critique of violence : a study of the relation between politics and violence in some modern political theories 

      Altunok, Gülbanu (Bilkent University, 2012)
      This thesis aims at understanding the relationship between violence and politics in twentieth century political thought. To this end, the study looks at the works of selected thinkers and suggests a threefold categorization ...
    • From decline to progress : Ottoman concepts of reform 1600-1876 

      Topal, Alp Eren (Bilkent University, 2017-06)
      This dissertation aims to analyse the transformation of Ottoman reform debates from the late sixteenth century to 1876 when the first Ottoman constitution was promulgated, by tracing various concepts of reform used in ...
    • Hannah Arendt's conceptualizations of evil 

      Shkreli, Etrit (Bilkent University, 2016-01)
      We owe to Hannah Arendt the notion of “radical evil” and “the banality of evil”. The word “evil” appears with a surprising frequency in Arendt’s work, even though she never wrote a theory of evil and she was not a moralist. ...
    • Military in modern republican theory 

      Karabulut, Ali Nedim (Bilkent University, 2016-05)
      This thesis examines the status of the military in modern normative republican theory. In classical republicanism there is a strong relation between the republic and the military, which was envisaged to perform three ...