6th Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

November 19, 2022

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(Istanbul time, GMT+3)

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  • Opening Speech

First Session:


  • Nicola Fresco (University of Pisa, Italy)
  • Some Theoretical Virtues of Cultural Evolution and Why We Should Adopt It


  • Asiye Rana Eraslan (Ankara University, Turkey)
  • The Problem of Authenticity of Artwork and Experience of Art

Second Session:


  • Tsitsiridakis Christos (National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece)
  • Four Instances of Concealment in the Platonic Phaedrus


  • Ateş Metin (Boğaziçi University, Turkey)
  • A Comparative Analysis of Wittgenstein and Quine in their Distinction of Philosophy and Science

Third Session:


  • Polina Krupinina (HSE University, Russia)          
  • Reframing the Fear of Death: Consolation Philosophy of Cicero


  • Nicolas Ignacio Silva (University of Chile, Chile)
  • Why the Values in Science Discussion Needs Input from Experimental Philosophy: Intuitions, Case Studies, and Social Values

We invite undergraduate students from all departments and universities to take part in the 6th Bilkent International Undergraduate Philosophy Conference on Saturday, November 19, 2022, which will be held online via Zoom.

The purpose of this conference is to provide an academic platform for undergraduate students to share their philosophical views and arguments with their peers.

Presentations will be in the form of a 20-minute (live or pre-recorded) talk followed by a 10-minute question-answer session. Pre-recorded presentations are possible but the question and answer session that follows the presentation will be live in each case.

Important Dates:

  • October 21, 2022: Submission Deadline
  • October 25, 2022: Announcement of Accepted Submissions
  • November 12, 2022: Pre-recorded Video or Slide Submission Deadline
  • November 19, 2022: Conference Date


  • Bilkent University Department of Philosophy
  • Bilkent Philosophical Society

Organizing Committee:

Faculty Supervisor:

  • Dr. Tufan Kıymaz (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)

Undergraduate Committee Members:

  • Damla Belemir Aydın (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Hasan Alparslan Bayrak (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Kaan Tuncay Erdaş (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Seher Işık (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Serhat Sincar (Bilkent University, Department of Psychology)
  • Ufuk Batuhan Yazlık (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Zeynep Şahin (Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy)

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November 19, 2022, 1:45pm EET

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