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Changing French orientalism: Tarare (1790) and the question of slavery
(University of Nebraska Press, 2011)
English studies in Turkey: an assessment
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015)
This paper assesses the present state of English studies in contemporary Turkey. It begins by noting the Head of Turkey's Higher Education Board's admission of the Board's failure to improve higher education. The paper ...
The inorganic aesthetic in Dickens's our mutual friend
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016)
This paper argues that in Our Mutual Friend, Dickens provides an alternative to the dominant aesthetic paradigm of his time, organicism. While organic form implies unity in the many, dust in this novel offers an aesthetic ...
Dinsel mit-ritüel kuram
(Geleneksel Yayıncılık, 2012)
Mit-ritüel kuramına göre din, ilkel bilimdir: mit ve ritüelin birbiriyle etkileşim hâlinde işlev görmesi yoluyla esası oluşturulan din, dünyayı sihirli bir şekilde kendi lehine kullanır. Dinle ilgili daha birçok teori, ...
A new argument for mind-brain identity
(Oxford University Press, 2011)
In this article, I undertake the tasks: (i) of reconsidering Feigl's notion of a 'nomological dangler' in light of recent discussion about the viability of accommodating phenomenal properties, or qualia, within a physicalist ...
Hot-heads, gentlemen and the liberties of tradesmen: popular politics and the Philadelphia Tanners’ affair of 1739
Over the summer and autumn of 1739 Philadelphia’s two newspapers published competing versions of a hearing in the Pennsylvania assembly that was described as the ‘Affair of the Tanners’. What began as a minor property ...
Quantifier vs. poetry: stylistic impoverishment and socio-cultural estrangement of anglo-american philosophy in the last hundred years
(University of Illinois Press, 2012)
“Becoming a Roman”: Anatolians in the imperial Roman navy
(Suna ve İnan Kıraç Akdeniz Medeniyetleri Araştırma MerkeziSuna & İnan Kıraç Research Institute on Mediterranean Civilizations, 2017)
Although much has been written concerning the Roman army and its legions and auxiliary regiments, far less is available and accessible regarding the nature and role of the Roman navy1. This is especially true with regard ...
Lewis' Reduction of Modality
I start by reconsidering two familiar arguments against modal realism. The argument from epistemology relates to the issue whether we can infer the existence of concrete objects by a priori means. The argument from pragmatics ...
The Garrison of Cilicia during the Principate
(Suna ve İnan Kıraç Akdeniz Medeniyetleri Araştırma MerkeziSuna & İnan Kıraç Research Institute on Mediterranean Civilizations, 2012)