Law and political
scientist (b. 12 April 1956). He attended
His first article (about a novel of Ahmet Mithat Efendi) was published in the September 1976 issue of the review Pınar. Afterwards, he published his articles mainly in the reviews Yeni Forum (1984-88), Türkiye Günlüğü (1989-94), Liberal Düşünce (1996), Yeni Türkiye (1997-99) and in the newspaper Yeni Yüzyıl (1995-96), Yeni Şafak, Öncü (columnist) and Bin Yıl. He has participated in the television discussions on the Türkiye Newspaper Radio and Television Corporation, Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, Kanal 7, CNN Türk, Kanal E and TV 8 as a panel member and specialist. Under the Turkish Civil Code Article 159, lawsuits have been brought against him four times for his articles and some conferences that he has given since 1998 (28 September). He became a much talked about writer and is followed with interest.
Liberal Toplum Liberal Siyaset (Liberal Society Liberal Politics, 1992), Anayasacılık, Parlamenterizm, Silahlı Kuvvetler (Constitutionalism, Parliamentarism, Armed Forces, 1993), Demokrasi, Laiklik, Resmi İdeoloji (Democracy, Laicism, Formal Ideology, 1995), Anayasal Demokrasi (Constitutional Democracy, 1996), Modern Türkiye'de Anayasalar ve Siyasi Hayat (Constitutions and Political Life in Modern Turkey, 1997), Rejim Sorunu (The Régime Problem, 1997), 28 Şubat Süreci (28 September Period, 1999).
His translations have also been published.
REFERENCE: İhsan Işık / Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, gen. 2. bas. 2007) - Ünlü Fikir ve Kültür Adamları (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 3, 2013) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Famous People (2013).