DOCTOR ACADEMIC MEMBER

SERDAL TÜMKAYA

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES / Department of Philosophy

serdal.tumkaya@ihu.edu.tr

About

Short Biography

Born and raised in İskenderun, Turkey, he completed  graduation from the Department of Philosophy at Bilkent University in Turkey's capital (Ankara). he then  pursued his master's (2014) and doctorate (2022) degrees at Middle East Technical University in Ankara. he had been working as a research assistant at the same university from 2013 to 2020. Now he is an Assistant Professor at Ibn Haldun University.

His research focuses primarily on contemporary naturalism.

He is mainly studying the mind, the brain and behavioral sciences. He also has a keen interest in the nature and origin of the alleged differences among philosophical traditions such as pragmatism, continental philosophy, postmodernism, analytical philosophy, and naturalism. He worked on Quine, Churchland, and Kuhn.  As of now, his focus is on scientism and its relationship with Quinean naturalism.