Yasemin Erden

Contact Details

Email: yj.erden@stmarys.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 8240 4295

Modules taught:

  • Aesthetics
  • Identity, Culture and Society
  • Philosophy and Popular Culture
  • Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Reason, Evidence, Argument
  • Wittgenstein

St Mary's Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC World News on 29th October 2013.


Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world News, Dr Erden discussed CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart) technologies, by which websites can differentiate between humans and spambots.

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Main Areas of Research / Scholarship:

  • Emerging technologies (including internet and social networking, intelligent systems, and nanotechnology)
  • General philosophy (including philosophy of language; aesthetics; identity; philosophy of mind; Wittgenstein)


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