Zeynep Direk: "The Problem of Depropriation in the Islamic Approach to Philosophy in Turkey"
Sixth lecture of the 2015/2016 lecture series
"Engaging with Contemporary Philosophy in the Middle East and Muslim South Asia: Themes, Approaches, and New Perspectives"
Zeynep Direk teaches in the Department of Philosophy at Koç University in Istanbul, Turkey. She got her PhD from the University of Memphis in 1998. She publishes on contemporary French philosophy, ethics, political philosophy, feminism, and the history of Turkish philosophy. Her essays address debates within feminism as well as contemporary political issues in Turkey. Zeynep Direk serves on the advisory board of the Philosophie in der nahöstlichen Moderne / Philosophy in the Modern Middle East book series published by Klaus-Schwarz Verlag (Berlin). She has translated many articles on philosophy into Turkish and has recently edited A Companion to Derrida (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014) and is about to complete two new books in Turkish (Derrida’s Political Philosophy and Feminism and Philosophy). Other publications include “Secular Turkish Philosophy, Muslim Theology and Post-Modernism”, in Transcultural Studies 1, no. 1 (2014), and “The Ordeal of the European Ideal in the Face of the Muslim Other”, in Europe after Derrida, ed. Bora Isyar (Edinburgh University Press, 2013).
Time & Location
Feb 11, 2016 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Freie Universität Berlin
Seminarraum 2.2058 , 2. OG