Siyaves Azeri will be joining SAS in August 2020. Until then he is a visiting researcher at the University of Lorraine, (France) Archives Henri Poincaré. From September 2017 to August 2018 he was a visiting researcher at the Department of Philosophy, École Normale Supérieure-Paris (France).
He also conducted a short-term research as a Dobrovsky Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic during the summer of 2017. From 2013 to 2017 he taught at the Department of Philosophy, Mardin Artuklu University in Turkey. From 2011 to 2013 he pursued his postdoctoral research at the Queen’s University in Kingston (Canada). In the course of this research on epistemology of science, which was titled “Conceptual Cognitive Organs: Toward an Historical Materialist Theory of Scientific Knowledge”, the process of formation of scientific concepts and conceptual systems has been reconceptualised on the basis of Lev Vygotsky’s theory of ontogenesis of concepts. Azeri received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Ottawa (Canada) in 2008 where he also worked as a lecturer from 2008 to 2010 and in 2012. He received his MA from the Department of Philosophy, The New School for Social Research, New York, USA and his Bachelor of Science in philosophy degree from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. He writes on a large gamut of subjects in different international journals and books. His areas of interest include Hume’s empiricism, Kant’s transcendentalism, Marxian materialism, the problem of consciousness, critique of epistemology, philosophical psychology and Cultural-Historical Activity Theory. Azeri is a member of the scientific board of the journal Philosophia Scientiae.