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Caner Turan
  • 2019-2020 Graduate Fellow


Caner Turan, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Philosophy, specializes in Kant, metaethics, evolutionary ethics, and early modern philosophy. He’s writing his dissertation on the relationship between Kant’s ethics and evolutionary approaches to ethics under the direction of Professor Oliver Sensen.

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