Institute for Social Justice

Alumni

Ozgur Yalcin

Ozgur Yalcin

After my undergraduate study in sociology at the Middle East Technical University and my M.A. in Global Political Economy at the University of Kassel, I joined the Doctoral Program in Social and Political Thought and completed the program in May 2016. In my dissertation “A Defence of Public Reason”, on the basis of a Kantian interpretation of Rawlsian ideals of freedom and equality, I defended and elaborated Rawls’s idea of public reason as a normative principle of democratic politics for constituting a fully just democratic society.