Assoc. Prof. Dr. Samet Bağçe

E-mail:  sbagce@metu.edu.tr

Phone:  +90 312 210 5333 Office: Z-44

Ph.D. from London School of Economics-University of London (Great Britain), 1995. Research interests: philosophy and methodology of science with special attention to the problems of reason and change in science, and the "context of discovery"-"context of justification" distinction; history and philosophy of geometry, with a special interest in the role of "heuristics" in geometrical progress; social dimensions of knowledge; Kant, Poincaré and Reichenbach. Publications include:

"Poincaré's Philosophy of Geometry and Its Relevance to His Philosophy of Science" in J.-L. Greffe, G. Heinzmann and K.   Lorenz (eds.),Henri Poincaré: Science and Philosophy, Akademie Verlag, 1996, 299-314.