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Gürol Irzik
Visiting Fellow
Academic Year 1995-96
Boğaziçi University

Sabanci University, Istanbul (beginning Fall 2009)

June 2008
: Elected to European Cultural Parliament

Publications :

S. Voss, B. Kılınç and G. Irzik (eds.), Logic and Philosophy of the Sciences, The Proc. of the 21 st World Congress of Philosophy, vol. 5, Philosophical Society of Turkey, 2007.

“Science and its Discontents”, Philosophy Facing World Problems, The Proc. of the 21 st World Congress of Philosophy, vol. 13, (ed.) I. Kucuradi, Philosophical Society of Turkey, 2007.

“Commercialization of Science in a Neoliberal World”, in Reading Polanyi for the 21 st Century: Market Economy as a Political Project (eds.) A. Bugra and Kaan Agartan, Palgrave, 2007, pp. 135-153.

“Critical Rationalism”, in Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science (eds.) S. Psillos and M. Curd, Routledge, 2008, pp.58-66.

Other :

Visiting professor at Duke University philosophy dept. during Spring 2007.

Co-organized with Elliott Sober a workshop titled “A Philosopher of Science in Istanbul: Hans Reichenbach” 8-9 May 2008, Bogazici University, Istanbul.

June 2009
Publications :

G. Irzik and Robert Nola, "Worldviews and Their Relation to Science", Science & Education, vol. 18, 2009: 729-745.

"Thomas Samuel", Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography (ed. N. Koertge), Vol. 22. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2008, pp. 170-177.

"'World' in Worldviews, the Universal and the Local", in 2007 World Philosophy Day (ed. I. Kuçuradi), Philosophical Society of Turkey, 2009, pp. 196-201.

May 2011
G. Irzik and Robert Nola, "A Family Resemblance Approach to the Nature of Science for Science Education", Science & Education, published
online: 24 August 2010, DOI: 10.1007/s11191-010-9293-4.

G. Irzik, "Why Should Philosophers of Science Pay Attention to the Commercialization of Academic Science?", EPSA Epistemology and Methodology of Science Vol 1 (eds. M. Dorato, M. Radei, and M. 
Suarez), Springer, 2010, pp. 129-138.

2014 Update

G. Irzik and A. F. Kurtulmus, "Votes and lab coats: democratizing scientific research and science policy", Metascience, 22: 45-61, 2013.

G. Irzik, "Introduction: Commercialization of Academic Science and a New Agenda for Science Education", Science and Education 22: 2375-2384, 2013. (This is the introduction to a special issue of Science and Education that I guest-edited.)

2016 Update

“The Internal-External Distinction Sheds Light on the History of the Twentieth-Century Philosophy of Science”, in Relocating the History of Science, (Eds.) T. Arabatzis, J. Renn , and A. Simoes. Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, Springer 2015, pp. 211-224.

(with A. Faik Kurtulmus) “Justice in the Distribution of Knowledge”, Episteme
DOI: 10.1017/epi.2015.65.

I shall be spending the 2016-17 academic year at Vassar College as a research scholar.



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