Yurdagul Kilinc Adanali is Assistant Professor at the Philosophy Department of Selcuk University. She completed her master's degree with a thesis on Wittgenstein's philosophy of language. She obtained a PhD in philosophy from Middle East Technical University under the supervision of S. Halil Turan. Adanali conducted research on rationality, rational choice, and public choice at Columbia University and George Mason University (2011-2012). As an officer at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Turkey, she works in various projects of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage and has become an expert with her study entitled Culture and cultural rights in the context of public choice theory (2007-2015). Her research interests concern the division of rationality as substantive and instrumental.
The annual Mark Blaug Prize in philosophy and economics is open for submission