Berna Kılınç

Ph.D., University of Chicago, USA

+90 (212) 359 7093

Research Interests: 

History and Philosophy of Probability Theory, Kant’s Theoretical Philosophy, Statistical Reasoning, Informal Logic

Selected Publications: 

"John Venn's Evolutionary Logic of Chance", Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 1999. Vol.30, No.4: 559-585.

"Probability" in Encyclopedia of the Scientific Revolution, ed. by W. Applebaum. Garland Publishing, New York, 2000.

"Robert Leslie Ellis and John Stuart Mill on the One and the Many of Frequentism" British Journal for the History of Philosophy 8(2) 2000: 251-274.

"The Reception of John Venn's Philosophy of Probability" in V.F. Hendricks et al eds. Probability Theory--Philosophy, Recent History and Relations to Science, Synthese Library Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.

“Beyond Uncritical Significance Testing: Contrasts and Effect Sizes”, joint author with P. Sedlmeier. Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 47, 430-2, 2002.

“Yirmisekiz Mehmed Çelebi’s Travelogue and the Wonders that Make a Scientific Centre”, s.77-100, Travels of Learning: A Geography of Science in Europe, ed by A. Simoes, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003.

“The Hazards of Underspecified Models”, co-authored with Peter Sedlmeier, The Psychological Review, 2004, Vol. 111, no. 3: 770-780.

“Otoman Science Studies”, Turkish Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, ed by G. Irzık ve G. Güzeldere, Springer, Netherlands, 2005.

“History of Science as a Civilization Project” Neusis 15, 2006: 40-49.

Logic and Philosophy of the Sciences (The Proceedings of the Twenty-first World Congress of Philosophy, Vol. 5). Stephen Voss, Berna Kilinc and Gürol Irzık (eds). Philosophical Soceity of Turkey, Ankara 2007.

“Ahmed Midhat and Adnan Adivar on history of science and civilizations” Nuncius 23, 2008, no.2: 291-308.

“Concepts of Objectivity in Kant”, Recht und Frieden in der Philosophie Kants, Band 2, prepared by Valerio Rohden, R. R. Terra, G.A. de Almeida ve M. Ruffing. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, 2008.

“Paul” in S. Azzouni et al ed. Eine Naturgeschichte für das 21. Jahrhundert : hommage à, zu Ehren von, in honor of Hans-Jörg Rheinberger. Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin, 2011.

“Kant on Chance and Explanation” in Dennis Dieks et al eds. Explanation, Prediction, and Confirmation (The Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective), Springer, 2011.

“Meta-analysis as Judgment Aggregation” (forthcoming) in EPSA09 Proceedings.

“Möglichkeit”, “Unmöglichkeit”, “Realität”, “Wirklichkeit”, “Das Reale”,

“Tatsache”, “Negation”, “Limitation” (forthcoming) Kant-Lexikon. Verlag Walter de Gruyter, Berlin.

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