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Institutional Information: Fen-Edebiyat, Insan Ve Toplum Bilimleri
Research Areas: Social Sciences and Humanities, Philosophy, Science Philosophy, Science, Technology and Society

Names in Publications: Turanli, Aydan




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UN Sustainable Development Goals


Currently, Aydan Turanli is professor of philosophy in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Istanbul Technical University and she is the Founder and Director of “Science, Technology and Society” Master’s Degree Program. After completing her doctorate in philosophy at Middle  East Technical University, Ankara; she continued her postdoctoral work in philosophy departments of Brown, Harvard and Boston Universities for three-and-a half-year from 1995 to 1999. She had been in the philosophy department of the New School for Social Research in the period of sabbatical to do research during the Academic Year 2007-2008. Although her main area of interest is philosophy of language with a special emphasis on the later Wittgenstein, because her master’s degree is in “Philosophy, Logic, History of Science” from Middle East Technical University, she continues her researches in philosophy of science and technology and the relation between artificial intelligence and the human mind.