Asian Philosophy

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* = Highest Degree is M.A.
** = Highest Degree is B.A.

Asian = [A]
Black = [B]
Person with a Disability = [D]
Indigenous/Native = [I]
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Queer = [LGBTQ]
Latina/o/Hispanic = [L/H]
Man = [M]
Middle Eastern/North African = [MENA]
Multi-Racial = [MR]
Not a Citizen of an Anglophone Country = [NC]
Other Non-White Self-Identification = [O]
Other gender = [OG]
Other Non-White Race = [OR]
Pacific Islander = [P]
Woman = [W]

Any information appearing after the abbreviations in an entry is further information specified by the philosopher herself or himself.

NamePositionAffiliated InstitutionLocationAreas of SpecializationSpecific Research InterestsSelf-Identification
Au, Yin ChungPhD researcherDepartment of Science and Technology Studies, University College LondonLondon, UKAsian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of SciencePhilosophy of Biological Practice, Scientific Representation, Philosophy of Imperial Chinese Rituals[A], [NC], [W]
Bai, TongdongProfessorFudan UniversityShanghai, ChinaAsian Philosophy, Social and Political PhilosophyChinese Political Philosophy, Political Philosophy[M], [A], Chinese
Bliss, RickiAssistant ProfessorLehigh UniversityBethlehem, Pennsylvania, USAAsian Philosophy, Metaphysics[W]
Burrell, ChrisInstructor**Arizona State UniversityPhoenix, Arizona, USAAncient Greek and Roman, Applied Ethics, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Ethics[B], African-American
Chadha, MonimaSenior LecturerMonash UniversityMelbourne, Victoria, AustraliaAsian Philosophy, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of MindBuddhist Abhidharma Philosophy of Mind[W], [A], Indian
Chang, RuthProfessorRutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, New Jersey, USAApplied Ethics, Asian Philosophy, Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Law, Practical ReasonIncommensurability, Axiology, Normativity, Agency, Decision-Making[W], [A], Chinese
Chen, XunwuProfessor of PhilosophyUniversity of Texas at San AntonioSan Antonio, Texas, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Social and Political PhilosophyRationality, Justice, Culture and Understanding, Authenticity, Happiness[M], [A]
Cheung, KinAssistant ProfessorMoravian CollegeBethlehem, Pennsylvania, USAAsian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of ReligionBuddhist Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy[A], [M], Chinese, First-Generation College Student
Choi, DobinGraduate StudentUniversity at BuffaloBuffalo, New York, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Asian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Ethics[M], [A], [NC], Korean
De Pascuale, JuanAssociate ProfessorKenyon CollegeGambier, Ohio, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Asian Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Existentialism, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Religion[M], [L/H], South American
Dolezal, LunaPost-DocTrinity College DublinDublin, Ireland,19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Medicine[W]
Donner, WendyEmeritus ProfessorCarleton UniversityOttawa, Ontario, Canada19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Asian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Religion, Social and Political PhilosophyJohn Stuart Mill's Moral, Social and Political Philosophy[W]
Elkholy, SharinAssociate Professor of PhilosophyUniversity of Houston-DowntownHouston, Texas, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Race[W], [O]
Finnigan, BronwynLecturer (tenured Assistant Professor)The Australian National University (ANU)Canberra, ACT, AustraliaAncient Greek & Roman, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Meta-Ethics, Moral Psychology, Philosophy of Mind, Practical Reason[W]
Freschi, ElisaPost-DocInstitute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia, Austrian Academy of SciencesVienna, AustriaAsian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Epistemology, Hermeneutics, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of ReligionIndian Philosophy, Epistemology of Linguistic Communication, Deontic Logic[W], [NC]
Gilani, SikanderGraduate Student*University of Texas at AustinAustin, TX, U.S.AAsian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind[A], [LGBTQ], South Asian
Guerrero, LauraAssistant ProfessorUtah Valley UniversityOrem, Utah, USAAsian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind[L/H], [MR], [W], Mexican
Harrison, VictoriaProfessorUniversity of MacauMacau, ChinaAsian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Philosophy of ReligionPhilosophy and Material Culture[W]
Ho, Tsung-HsingAssistant ProfessorNational Chung Cheng UniversityTaiwanAsian Philosophy, Epistemology, Ethics, Meta-EthicsNormativity, Value Theory[M], [A], [NC], Chinese, non-native English speaker
Huang, Chun-chiehUniversity Chair ProfessorNational Taiwan UniversityTaipei, Taiwan, ROCAsian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, HermeneuticsConfucius, Mencius, Japanese Confucianism, Korea Confucianism[M], [A], [NC], Chinese
Im, ManyulDean of Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor of PhilosophyUniversity of BridgeportBridgeport, Connecticut, USAAsian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Ethics[A], [M], Korean, First-Generation College Student
IP, Man HimGraduate StudentUniversity of BirminghamBirmingham, UKApplied Ethics, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Epistemology, Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Normative Ethics, Social and Political PhilosophyMoral Epistemology[A], [M], [NC], Chinese, Hong Kong, non-native English speaker
Johnson, DavidAssistant ProfessorBoston CollegeChestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USAAsian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Hermeneutics, PhenomenologyContemporary Japanese Philosophy[M], [A]
Kalmanson, LeahAssistant ProfessorDrake UniversityDes Moines, Iowa, USAAsian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Continental PhilosophyAsian and Postcolonial Philosophy, Ritual Efficacy, Comparative Methodologies[W]
LaChance Adams, SarahAssistant ProfessorUniversity of Wisconsin-SuperiorSuperior, Wisconsin, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Ethics, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Sexuality, Social and Political Philosophy[W], [LGBTQ]
Lai, KarynAssociate ProfessorUniversity of New South WalesSydney, AustraliaAsian Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, EthicsPre-Qin Chinese Philosophy, Comparative Ethics, Comparative Epistemology[W], [A], Chinese
LaSusa, DanielleAssistant ProfessorBard High School Early College QueensLong Island City, New York, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Asian Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology, Social and Political PhilosophyTourism, Travel, Philosophy of Culture[W]
Lee, MarvinBioethics ConsultantSaint Joseph's UniversityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USAApplied Ethics, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Religion, Practical ReasonEast Asian Bioethics, Multiculturalism, Population Health Ethics, Decision-Making Theory[A], [M] Korean
Lele, AmodLecturerBoston UniversityBoston, Massachusetts, USAAsian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion[M], [A], [MR], Indian
Li, Elizabeth WooResearch Fellow *Needham Research InstituteCambridge, United KingdomAsian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of ScienceContemporary Interpretation of Chinese Philosophy[W], [A], Chinese
Li, YongAssociate ProfessorWuhan UniversityWuhan, Hubei Province, ChinaAsian Philosophy, Ethics[M], [A], [NC]
Liu, JeeLooProfessorCalifornia State University, FullertonFullerton, California, USAAsian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Meta-Ethics, Metaphysics, Moral Psychology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of MindAnalytic Chinese Philosophy[A], [W], Chinese
Locke, PatriciaTutor (no ranks at SJC)St. John's CollegeAnnapolis, Maryland, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Ancient Greek and Roman, Asian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of ScienceMerleau-Ponty, Proust, Philosophy and Literature, Zhuang Zi, Daoism[W]
Majithia, RoopenAssociate ProfessorMount Allison UniversitySackville, NB, CanadaAncient Greek and Roman, Asian Philosophy, Comparative PhilosophyAristotle's Ethics, Bhagavad Gita, Advaita[M], [A], Indian
Man, EvaProfessorHong Kong Baptist UniversityHong KongAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Asian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Critical Theory, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Psychoanalytic TheoryComparative Philosophy, Gender and Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy, Art and Culture, Aesthetics[W], [A], Chinese
Mattice, SarahAssistant ProfessorUniversity of North FloridaJacksonville, Florida, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Asian Philosophy, European Philosophy, HermeneuticsMetaphilosophy, Comparative Philosophy, East Asian Philosophy, Confucianism, Buddhism, Cognitive Linguistics[W]
McKeon, K. VioletGraduate Student *UC IrvineIrvine, California, USAApplied Ethics, Asian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Decision, Game, and Rational Choice Theory, Early Modern Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science, Social and Political Philosophy[W], [L/H], [MR], [LGBTQ]
McLeod, AlexusAssociate ProfessorUniversity of ConnecticutStorrs, Connecticut, USAAsian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Indigenous PhilosophyChinese Philosophy, Mayan Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Astronomy[M], [B], [MR], [LGBTQ], African-American, Bisexual
McRae, EmilyAssistant ProfessorUniversity of OklahomaNorman, Oklahoma, USAAsian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy[W]
McWeeny, JenniferAssociate ProfessorWorcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcester, Massachusetts, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Epistemology, European Philosophy, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of SexualityBuddhist Philosophy, Latina Feminism, Decolonial Theory, Ontology[W]
Mullassery Kettil, SumeshAssistant Professor*University of DelhiDelhi, IndiaAsian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of MindPhilosophy of Language, Cognitive Neuroscience, Aesthetics[A], [M], Indian
Mundra, AnilGraduate Student*University of ChicagoChicago, Illinois, USAAsian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Epistemology, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of ReligionJain Philosophy[A], [MR], Indian
Olberding, AmyAssociate ProfessorUniversity of OklahomaNorman, Oklahoma, USAAsian Philosophy, EthicsEarly Chinese Ethics, Early Confucianism, Moral Exemplars, Etiquette and Manners[W]
Prueitt, CatherineRecent PhDEmory UniversityAtlanta, Georgia, USAAsian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Epistemology, Ethics, Hermeneutics, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of MindBuddhist Philosophy, Hindu Philosophy[W]
Romaya, BassamAssistant ProfessorUniversity of Massachusetts LowellLowell, Massachusetts, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Applied Ethics, Arabic Philosophy, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Sexuality, Social and Political PhilosophyGLBTQ Philosophy, Philosophy of Peace and Nonviolence[LGBTQ], [MENA]
Scott, DamionLecturer*The City College of New York, CUNY and Stony Brook UniversityNew York, New York, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Comparative Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, European Philosophy, Existentialism, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science, Post-Structuralism, Pragmatism, Social and Political Philosophy, Speculative RealismHistory of Ontology, Comparative Ontology, Naturalism, Subject Realism, Speculative Realism and Irrealism, Personal Difference, Ontology of Electronic Music and Digital Art, Phenomenology and Conceptual Analysis of Art Arising Out of Oppression, Aesthetics of Science and Technology, Philosophical Methodology, Trans-humanism, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Peirce, Alain Locke, Watsuji Tetsuro, Fanon, El-Shabbazz (Malcolm X), Deleuze, Sartre, Goodman, Quine, Strawson (father and son), Lewis Gordon, Thomas Nagel, Brandom[B], [OR], [D], African, African-American, Caribbean, Other
Shah, SrujeshGraduate Student*Loyola UniversityChicago, Illinois, USAApplied Ethics, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Ethics, History of Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy[A], Indian
Tang, SiufuAssistant ProfessorThe University of Hong KongHong KongAsian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Practical Reason, Social and Political PhilosophyConfucianism, Xunzi, Chinese Philosophy[M], [A], [NC], Chinese
Trivedi, SaamAssociate ProfessorBrooklyn College, City University of New YorkBrooklyn, New York, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Metaphysics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Race[A], [M], [NC], Indian
Uckelman, Sara L.LecturerDurham UniversityDurham, EnglandAsian Philosophy, Decision, Game, and Rational Choice Theory, Epistemology, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Medieval and Renaissance, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Computing, Information, and Technology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of MathematicsMedieval Logic, Modal Logic[W]
Waithe, Mary EllenProfessorCleveland State UniversityCleveland, Ohio, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Ancient Greek and Roman, American Indian Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Continental Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, European Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Medieval and Renaissance, Middle Eastern Philosophy, Philosophy of the AmericasHistory of Women Philosophers, History of Non-Western Philosophy[W]
Weed, LauraProfessor of PhilosophyThe College of Saint RoseAlbany, New York, USAAsian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Epistemology, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of the AmericasPhilosophy of Mind, Panpsychism Cognitive Science of Religion[W]
Xiao, YangProfessorKenyon CollegeGambier, Ohio, USAAsian Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Psychology, Social and Political Philosophy[M], [A], [NC], Chinese
Yang, XiaomeiAssociate ProfessorSouthern Connecticut State UniversityNew Haven, Connecticut, USAAsian Philosophy, Ethics, Meta-Ethics[W], [A], Chinese