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Imge Oranli

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Asst Professor
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2780
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Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2780

Imge Oranli is an assistant professor of philosophy in the interdisciplinary humanities and communication program. Currently, Oranli is completing a book manuscript on theories of evil and their implications for analyzing current forms of state violence, hate crime, genocide denial, and terrorism.

  • Ph.D. DePaul University 2015 
  • M.A. DePaul University 2012
  • M.A. Bogazici University 2008
  • B.A. Istanbul University 2004
Research Interests: 

Oranli's work explores critical philosophical perspectives in connection with the fields of social justice, genocide studies, feminist ethics and postcolonial theory. Her main focus is to analyze the ethical and political implications of theories of evil, and especially, to examine in what ways these theories are helpful or obscuring our understanding of current forms of evil. 


2018. “Evil’s Inscrutability in Arendt and Levinas,” Science et Esprit, Revue de philosophie et de théologie, Special Issue “L'énigme du mal: abordages philosophiques depuis Kant,” Vol. 70, Issue 3.

2018. “Genocide Denial: A form of Evil or a Type of Epistemic Injustice?” European Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Vol. 4 No. 2a.


Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 101Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 408Feminist Ethics
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 105Intro to Ethics
PHI 306Applied Ethics
PHI 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 101Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 306Applied Ethics