Keven Nazim

Nazim Keven

Ph.D in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology

Name:Nazim Keven
Address:Department of Philosophy Bilkent University Cankaya/Ankara Turkey
I am an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. I completed my MA in the Philosophy Department at Simon Fraser University in 2009 and my PhD in the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program at Washington University in St. Louis in 2016. My main area of research is in Philosophy of Cognitive Science, with a particular focus on memory, reasoning, emotions and the self. Apart from philosophy, I am an outdoorsy person, who especially enjoys climbing, cycling, scuba diving, photography, and traveling.



  1. Keven, N., Kurczek, J., Rosenbaum, R. S. & Craver, C. (2018). Narrative Construction is Intact in Episodic Amnesia. Neuropsychologia, 110:104-112. [Download]
  2. Keven, N. (2018). Carving Event and Episodic Memory at Their Joints. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 41, E19. [Download]
  3. Keven, N., & Akins, K. A. (2017). Neonatal Imitation in Context: Sensory-Motor Development in the Perinatal Period. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, E381. (Target Article – Download)
  4. Keven, N., & Akins, K. A. (2017)Beyond Neonatal Imitation: Aerodigestive Stereotypies, Speech Development and Social Interaction in the Extended Perinatal Period”. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, E403. (Authors’ Response)

  5. Craver, C. F., Keven, N., Kwan, D., Kurczek, J., Duff, M. C., & Rosenbaum, R. S. (2016). Moral Judgment in Episodic Amnesia. Hippocampus26(8), 975–979. [Download]
  6. Keven, N. (2016). Events, Narratives and Memory. Synthese193(8), 2497–2517. [Download]


“Neonatal Imitation in Context”
Mind, Brain and Behaviour Seminar, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, October 2017

“What is Narrativity?”
Persons, Selves and Organisms Conference, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, February 2017

“Events, Narratives and Memory”
Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, January 2016
Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, December 2015

“What makes Episodic Memory Uniquely Human?”
Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, April 2015

“Emotions, Narratives and Self-Concept” with Carl Craver
“The Embodiment of Emotions” Workshop in Osnabruck, Germany. June 2012

Narrative Construction in Episodic Amnesia

Narrative Construction in Episodic Amnesia

Events, Narratives and Memory

Events, Narratives and Memory

A Story to Remember

A Story to Remember

Works in Progress
Moral Judgement in Episodic Amnesia

Moral Judgement in Episodic Amnesia

Neonatal Imitation

Neonatal Imitation

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