Professor Hasan Yucel Basdemir

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Hasan Yucel Basdemir is an Associate Professor in Islamic Philosophy at the University of Ankara Yildirim Beyazit, Turkey. His research is focused on comparative epistemology, in particular Islamic philosophers and post-Gettier philosophers, fredoom of religion, ethics and politics relation and Islamic political thought. He authored Ethical Foundations of Liberalism (Liberte, 2009), The Problem of Definition of Knowledge in Contemporary Epistemology (Hitit Kitap, 2010) and Politics and Ethics (Liberte, 2017), and edited Religious Freedom and Laicism in Turkey (Liberte, 2011) and Political Ideologies with Bugra Kalkan (Adres, 2017).


Ph.D. Philosophy and Religious Studies, Ankara University, 2007

M.A. Philosophy and Religious Studies, Ankara University, 2000

B.A. Ankara University, Ankara, 1996

Research summary

Comparative epistemology

Ethics and politics relations

Islamic political thought

Freedom of religion