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Dr. Mustafa S. Nakeeb

Dr. Mustafa Nakeeb, Coordinator and Visiting Assistant Professor Doctor
Dr. Mustafa S. Nakeeb (B.A. Northwestern University, Ph.D. State University of New York). Areas of Specialization: history of philosophy, more particularly, ancient philosophy and ancient historiography. Received his Ph.D. in 1999. Prior to coming to Bilkent he has been a lecturer in Philosophy, History, and Humanities at SUNY Buffalo and other campuses in the SUNY system. His primary research interest is the relationship of ancient Greek philosophy and history, both in terms of the influence of historical events on the formation of philosophical views and of the philosophical themes which have shaped the way the Greeks wrote history. He has presented papers at the annual meetings of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy as well as The American Philological Association. His most recent article is entitled “Polybius’ Platonic Philosophy of History”.