Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elif Çırakman

E-mail: cirakman@metu.edu.tr

Phone: +90 312 210 5331 Office: B-117

 

AREAS OF RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS:

Continental Philosophy, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Aristotle, Kant, Hegel.

 

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. (Philosophy): METU, 1995-2001

Visiting Student: University of Warwick, Department of Philosophy, 2000 Autumn.

M.A. (Philosophy and Social Theory): University of Warwick, England, 1994-5.

B.Sc. (Philosophy): METU, 1988-1992.

 

Scholarships: M.E.B., Graduate Scholarship for International Higher Education, 1994-1995.

Awards: 2001, METU, Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Eğitim ve Araştırma Vakfı Yılın Tezi Ödülü, (Ph.D. Dissertation: The Ground of Law and Being-Human: A Kantian Antinomy and its Repercussions in Heidegger and Levinas).

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:       

METU 2002- As Instructor: Rhetoric and Argumentation in Philosophy (Phil 350), Philosophy of Aristotle (Phil 344), Philosophy of Hegel (Phil 422)

METU 1995-2001 As Assistant: Introduction to Symbolic Logic (Phil 235), Problems of Metaphysics (Phil 451), Introduction to Philosophy I&II (Phil 101, Phil 108), Philosophical Texts I (Phil 241).

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

National:

"Levinas'ta Öteki ve Adalet: Eleştirel Bir Not", ("The Other and Justice in Levinas: A Critical Note"), Doğu Batı, year: 4, number: 13, 2000-1, pp. 179-200.

Citations:

Fuat Keyman, "Glaballeşme, Özgürlük Sorunu ve Türkiye", ("Globalization, Problem of Freedom and Turkey"), Felsefe Yazıları, August 2001.

Zühtü Arslan, "Postmodern Söylem ve İnsan Hakları, ("Postmodern Discourse and Human Rights"), Ankara Üniversitesi SBF Dergisi, vol. 56, no. 1, January-March 2001.

 

CONFERENCES AND PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS

International:

"The Problem of Autonomy and Self-Creation", Metaphysics of the Third Millenium, Rome, Italy, 5-8 september 2000. (Published in the book of proceedings, 2001.)

"Morality of Inwardness: Kant's Notion of Respect and the Relation Between law and Human Being", World Congress on Human Coexistence and Sustainable Development, Montreal, Canada, 23-27 July 2000. (Published in the book of proceedings, 2001.)

"A Transformational Model of Law and Being-Human", The Humanities on the Birth of Third Millenium, METU, Ankara, Turkey, 12-13 June 2000.

National:

"Özgürlük, Eleştiri ve Etik Bilinç", (Freedom, Criticism and Ethical Consciousness), 1. Ulusal Uygulamalı Etik Kongresi, METU, Ankara, Turkey, 11-12 November 2001.

 

 

COURSES RECENTLY TAUGHT

PHIL 344 - Philosophy of Aristotle

PHIL 421 - Philosophy of Kant

PHIL 422 - Philosophy of Hegel