https://posseible.org/index.php/pub/issue/feed POSSEIBLE 2023-01-01T22:09:38+03:00 Editor editor@posseible.org Open Journal Systems <p><em>Posseible: Journal of Philosophy </em>is a <strong>peer-reviewed</strong> and <strong>open access</strong> academic journal. It is published twice a year, first in July then in December.</p> <p>The main objective of <em>Posseible </em>is to make visible original and innovative works produced in Turkish or in English in the fundamental areas of philosophy or at the intersection between philosophy and other human and social sciences, and to create a constructive and productive atmosphere for scholarly discussion around them.</p> <p><br /><em>Posseible </em>publishes research articles, debate articles, book reviews, and translations. The journal endeavors to bring these contributions under the spotlight through various public events.</p> <p><br /><em>Posseible: Journal of Philosophy</em> was founded in 2012, and it has been indexed by <em>The Philosopher’s</em> Index since 2016.</p> https://posseible.org/index.php/pub/article/view/132 Society, Economy, and Politics In the Era of Digital Platforms 2023-01-01T17:43:20+03:00 Melih YEŞİLBAĞ melihyesilbag@gmail.com <p>One of the most salient characteristics of contemporary capitalism is the rise of digital platforms. Virtually all aspects of social and economic life are subject to the multi-dimensional impacts of platforms. These developments have led to a new and fruitful research agenda under the rubric of platform studies. This article aims to present an overall assessment on the ongoing debates concerning the determinants, scope and contours of platformization. This assessment proceeds on the axis of the mainstream approach informed by neoclassical economics versus the critical approach informed by critical political economy. In this vein, main arguments of the two approaches are evaluated concerning the impact of platformization on four major areas: the political realm, industrial organization and labor process, cultural production, and the urban realm. The article argues for the primacy of the critical approach in terms of offering an analytical and historical framework on the dynamics of the rise of platforms, realistically evaluating the challenges and engendering probable future projections. Further research on the repercussions of the concerned issues in Turkey and the world may provide significant contributions to the extant literature.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2022-12-31T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2023 https://posseible.org/index.php/pub/article/view/133 “Something Must Be Done!” 2023-01-01T21:53:19+03:00 Özgür UÇAR ozgurucar1@gmail.com <p>The issue of environmental justice occupies an important area of objections to the environment and climate change as a problem emerging from the anthropocentric age that requires an urgent solution. This study, which proposes to see the issue of environmental justice as a world problem and to include it in the field of philosophical debate, argues that environmental justice problem can be analyzed as a multidimensional and intersectional problem based on its definition, development and scope. It is suggested that the approach and concept sets of intersectionality theory can be useful towards understanding the issue of environmental justice and developing solutions for it. For this purpose, the approaches of intersectionality theory thinkers such as Crenshaw, Collins and Yuval-Davis are examined and their suggestions that can contribute to understanding the issue of environmental justice are discussed. It is argued that the intersectionality approach, which is an important contribution of critical feminist theory to contemporary political philosophy, offers an important space for revealing and combating the relations of domination that are explicitly visible in the context of environmental justice issues, starting from the assumption that environmental justice issues particularly affect the most vulnerable and unprotected individuals and groups.</p> 2022-12-31T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2023 https://posseible.org/index.php/pub/article/view/134 Two Perspectives on Heraclitus: Hegel and Nietzsche 2023-01-01T22:09:38+03:00 Erkin ŞEN erkinsen46@gmail.com <p>Unlike the Ionians, Heraclitus did not try to include becoming in Being, nor did he try to remove becoming from being the subject of Being, like the Eleans; his philosophical strategy is to present becoming itself as the only Being, to create a third and new line in the problem of Being and becoming. My primary purpose in this article will be to present how Heraclitus's thought, which resists categorization and has an ambiguous place in the canon, was handled by two different philosophers who, like Hegel, embraced the entire canon of the history of philosophy, or, like Nietzsche, who wanted to create his canon by destroying the previous one. In this direction, I will discuss the nature of the concept of becoming in Heraclitus and whether this becoming implies a Hegelian history that claims to cover everything and every moment and finds its goal in universality; or, as Nietzsche argues, it will be tried to show the superiority of Nietzsche's existentially inclusive interpretation over Hegel's speculative interpretation by comparing whether the time is an immoral and aesthetic phenomenon that finds its strength in contingency and aimlessness and while making this comparison, it will be tried to show how the differences between Hegel and Nietzsche open a door to contemporary discussions.</p> 2022-12-31T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2023 https://posseible.org/index.php/pub/article/view/127 The Relationship Between Sleep and Death Before and After Aristotle 2023-01-01T15:58:54+03:00 Hakan YÜCEFER hakan.yucefer@msgsu.edu.tr <p>As in many other cultures, we see that in Ancient Greece, sleep was thought of in an allegorical, metaphorical, and even physiological relationship with death. Death is usually described as an endless sleep, and sleep as a temporary death, or these two phenomena are brought together in a physiological framework. This article aims to examine how Aristotle shakes the philosophical ground of all these similarities between sleep and death, established before him from different angles, by saying at the beginning of the second book of De anima that “both sleep and wakefulness depend upon the soul’s presence,” and to investigate the conceptual conditions of this Aristotelian transformation.</p> 2022-12-31T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2023 https://posseible.org/index.php/pub/article/view/128 On the Soul 406b26 – 407b12 2023-01-01T16:27:43+03:00 H. Merve AKARTUNA merveakartuna@hotmail.com <p>The aim of this article is to examine Aristotle’s critique in <em>On the Soul</em> 406b26-407b12 concerning Plato’s world-soul. First, as a preparation for this examination, Plato’s understanding of world-soul, which resides at the center of the <em>Timaeus</em> dialogue, will be discussed as it is. Then, Aristotle’s literal reading of this dialogue and the discussions in the secondary literature about what his arguments are in his critique, will be reviewed. The three main arguments that are thought to constitute the critique will be analyzed in detail, and the context in which Aristotle criticizes the world-soul will be explained.</p> 2022-12-31T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2023 https://posseible.org/index.php/pub/article/view/129 How Do We Think Timeless Things? 2023-01-01T16:42:41+03:00 Taha KARAGÖZ tahakaraz@gmail.com <p>In his small treatise <em>On Memory and Recollection</em>, Aristotle states that thinking cannot take place without continuity, and even timeless things cannot be thought without time. The aim of this study is to illuminate this statement by showing the relationship between continuity, time and intelligibles in Aristotle's thought. For this purpose, first, temporal continuity will be explained by referring to the concepts of motion and now. Then, while examining the process of emergence of the intelligibles within the activities of the faculties of the soul, and this process’ relation to motion and time, the intelligibles will be classified according to their relation to temporality in terms of their content. Finally, the relationship between continuity, time, and intelligibles will be clarified by revealing the role played by the continuity of time in thinking both the intelligibles that emerge from this classification as time-dependent and time-independent.</p> 2022-12-31T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2023 https://posseible.org/index.php/pub/article/view/131 Interview with Gianluigi Segalerba on Ancient Greek Metaphysics 2023-01-01T17:37:04+03:00 Hikmet ÜNLÜ hikmetunlu@hacettepe.edu.tr 2022-12-31T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2023