VAROL AKMAN


 

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(CV)

 

Snail mail:

Department of Computer Engineering

EA Building, Room 503

Ihsan Dogramaci Bilkent University

Bilkent, Ankara 06800, Turkey

 

Phone [country code: 90, area code: 312, GMT+2]:

Secretary     290 1218

Office           290 1537

Fax              266 4047

Home          290 1364

 

FAVORITE QUOTE

 

“The most important things are a person's values and beliefs, and what they care about. Caring is the difference between you and a rock or a chair.”  – John Perry

 

ANCESTORS

 

This is via Josh Dever's The Philosophy Family Tree:

 

Akman, Varol

Franklin, Wm. Randolph

Lewis, Harry R.

Dreben, Burton

Quine, W. V. O.

Whitehead, Alfred

McTaggart, John

Ward, James

Lotze, Hermann

Weisse, Christian Hermann

Christian Ernst Weisse

Johann Gottlieb Seger

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

·         Artificial Intelligence, esp. formal contexts

·         Social Aspects of the Internet, esp. Internet as a political space

·         Philosophy of Language, esp. situation theory and situation semantics

 

(Online papers)

 

COURSES

 

·         PHIL 101 – Introduction to Logic

·         CS 461 – Artificial Intelligence

·         CS 482 – Logic for Computer Science

·         CS 513 – Implications of the Internet

·         CS 661 – Philosophical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence

 

EMAIL

 

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