Dr.Snyder specializes in the philosophy of art and nineteenth and twentieth century continental philosophy. He has particular interests in researching the communicative dimension of artistic practice.

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False Negation or Critique of Modernism: Turkish Language Reform and the Rise of Islamic Political Identity

Habermas’ theory of communicative action is applied to modern Turkey’s language reform, assessing the role of Islamic identity politics as a ‘negation of culture’ or an opposition force completing modernity.

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