Asst. Prof. Dr. Aret Karademir (Vice Chair)

Phone: +90 312 210 5971 Office: B-29
Social and Political Philosophy, 20th Century Continental Philosophy
Gender Theory, Feminist Philosophy, Existentialism, Phenomenology
Ph.D., Philosophy, 2013, University of South Florida
Dissertation: Subject of Conscience: On the Relation between Freedom and Discrimination in the Thought of Heidegger, Foucault, and Butler
Committee: Stephen Turner (co-chair), Charles Guignon (co-chair), Ofelia Schutte, Martin Schonfeld, Alex Levine
M.A., Philosophy, 2012, University of South Florida
M.A., Philosophy, 2009, Middle East Technical University
Master’s Thesis: Foucault, Sexuality, and an Epistemico-Ontological Ground for Resistance
Committee: Ahmet Inam (chair), Ferda Keskin, Elif Cirakman
B.A., Tourism and Hotel Management, 2005, Abant Izzet Baysal University
Turkish (native), Armenian (native), English (advanced), German (reading)
Middle East Technical University, Department of Philosophy, Assistant Professor, 2014-
University of South Florida, Department of Philosophy, Graduate Teaching Associate, 2009-2013
Middle East Technical University, Department of Philosophy, Research Assistant, 2008-2009
Karademir, Aret. 2014. Butler and Heidegger: On the relation between freedom and marginalization. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy. (DOI: 10.1111hypa.12094) [AHCI, SSCI]

Karademir, Aret. 2013. Heidegger and Foucault: On the relation between the anxiety-engendering-truth and being-towards-freedom. Human Studies: A Journal for Philosophy and the Social Sciences 36(3): 375-392. [SSCI]

Karademir, Aret. 2013. Heidegger and discrimination: On the relation between historicity and marginalization. The Philosophical Forum 44(3): 205-231. [AHCI]

Karademir, Aret. 2013. Heidegger and Nazism: On the relation between German conservatism, Heidegger, and the National Socialist ideology. The Philosophical Forum 44(2): 99-123. [AHCI]

Karademir, Aret. 2013. Nietzsche’s politics: Dynamis or stasis? Southwest Philosophy Review 29(1): 39-47. [Phil. Index]

Karademir, Aret. 2012. Habermas and the impasse of universalism. Kaygi 18: 111-121. [Phil. Index]

Karademir, Aret. 2011. Against paralogy: The so-called necrosis in the postmodern body. Philosophy at Yeditepe 10: 120-149. [Phil. Index]

Karademir, Aret and Sandikcioglu, Pakize Arikan. 2009. Counterfactual propositions, second-order worlds, and inter-world causality issues in David Lewis’s modal realism (in Turkish). Philosophical Discussions: A Turkish Journal of Philosophy 43: 1-15. [Phil. Index]

Karademir, Aret. 2008. Foucault and sexuality: The possibility of resistance among ubiquitous power relations. Philosophy at Yeditepe 7: 159-192. [Phil. Index]
Karademir, Aret. 2010. Historically constructed meaning (in Turkish). In New essays concerning the concept of meaning, ed. Sibel Kibar, Selma Aydın Bayram and Ayhan Sol. Istanbul: Legal Kitabevi.
Nietzsche’s Politics: Dynamis or Stasis, 74th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Philosophical Society, New Orleans, LA, 2012.

Judith Butler and Authentic Solicitude, 58th Annual Conference of the Florida Philosophical Association, Orlando, FL, 2012.

Historically Constructed Meaning (in Turkish), ODTU Felsefe Gunleri: Anlam Kongresi, Ankara, 2008.
Science and Society, University of South Florida (Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013)

Introduction to Philosophy, University of South Florida (Fall 2011, Spring 2012)

Critical Thinking, University of South Florida (Fall 2010, Spring 2011)
Southwest Philosophy Review, outside referee (2013)
Stephen Turner                                                                                      
Distinguished University Professor                                                  
Department of Philosophy                                                    
University of South Florida                                       
Charles Guignon
Professor Emeritus
Department of Philosophy
University of South Florida
Ofelia Schutte
Professor Emerita
Department of Philosophy
University of South Florida