Faculty Profile for Dr. Burkay Ozturk

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Dr. Burkay Ozturk
Lecturer — Philosophy
CMAL 207-A
phone: (512) 245-6568

Biography Section

Teaching Interests

Philosophy of Science, Ethics, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Sex and Love, Critical Thinking,

Research Interests

Philosophy of Science, Ethics, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Sex and Love

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Ozturk, B. T. (2018). The Negotiative Theory of Gender Identity and The Limits of First-Person Authority. In The Philosophy of Sex (pp. 139–160). New York, USA: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Ozturk, B. T. (2016). Of German Tanks and Scientific Theories: Estimating the Number of Unconceived Alternatives. Southwest Philosophy Review.
  • Ozturk, B. T., & Fischer, B. (n.d.). Speech and War: Rethinking the Ethics of Speech Restrictions. In D. A. Downs & C. W. Surpernant (Eds.), The Value and Limits of Academic Speech: Philosophical, Political, and Legal Perspectives (pp. 187–204). New York: Routledge.
  • Fischer, B., & Ozturk, B. (2017). Facsimiles of Flesh. Journal of Applied Philosophy, 34(4).
  • Kapitan, R. N., & Ozturk, B. T. (2016, March 26). Can Sanders’ Humanism Be Completed? Palestine in America. Retrieved from https://palestineinamerica.com/2016/03/bernie-sanders-election-2016/

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean’s Scholar, U. of Illinois at Chicago. 2012 - 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Chancellor’s Scholar for Interdisciplinary Research, U. of Illinois at Chicago. 2011 - 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Chicago Consular Corps Scholarship, Chicago Consular Corps. January 1, 2008 - December 31, 2008

Selected Service Activities

Graduate Faculty Committee
August 30, 2019-Present
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
August 30, 2017-Present
The Pre-Health Committee
March 1, 2016-Present
Central Texas Philosophy Workshop
October 1, 2015-April 15, 2016
Graduate Student Council Member
U. of Illinois at Chicago