Faculty

 

Teaching Staff

Michael PELCZAR

Associate Professor
Acting Head of Department

Interests: Philosophy of Mind. Philosophy of Language. Metaphysics.

Axel Heinz GELFERT

Associate Professor

Interests:Philosophy of Science and Technology. Social Epistemology. History of Philosophy.

TEN Chin Liew

EMERITUS Professor

Interests: Political Philosophy. Philosophy of Law. Applied Ethics

John HOLBO

Associate Professor

Interests: Wittgenstein. Nietzsche. Kierkegaard. Plato. Philosophy of Literature (Literary Criticism). Philosophy of Anthropology. History of Analytic Philosophy.

Cecilia LIM Teck Neo

Associate Professor

Interests: Descartes. Early Modern Philosophy. Environmental Ethics.

LOY Hui Chieh

ASSOCIATE Professor

DEPUTY Head of Department

Interests: Early Chinese Philosophy. Ancient Greek Philosophy. Ethics & Political Philosophy.

Saranindranath TAGORE

Associate Professor
SEP Co-ordinator
Honours Co-ordinator

Interests: Continental Philosophy. Indian Philosophy and Religions.

TANSor Hoon

Associate Professor

Interests: Chinese Philosophy. Pragmatism. Moral and Political Philosophy from cross-cultural comparative perspectives.

Ben Richard Kelsey BLUMSON

AsSOCIATE Professor
GRADUATE CO-ORDINATOR

Interests: Philosophy of language. Philosophy of mind and aesthetics.

Neiladri SINHABABU

ASSOCIATE Professor

Interests: Moral philosophy.

 

QU Hsueh Ming

ASSISTANT Professor

Interests: Early Modern Philosophy, Kant.

Christopher Anthony BROWN

Assistant Professor

Interests: Kant’s Ethics. Moral Philosophy. Applied Ethics. Social/Political Philosophy.

TANG Weng Hong

Assistant Professor

Interests: Epistemology. Philosophy of Probability

CHIN Chuan Fei

Senior Tutor

Interests: Early Modern Philosophy. Wittgenstein. Philosophy of Mind.

Joint Appointments

Andrew M BAILEY

ASSISTANT Professor, Courtesy Joint Appointment
Humanities (Philosophy), Yale-NUS College

Interests: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion

Amber D CARPENTER

ASSOCIATE Professor, Courtesy Joint Appointment
Humanities (Philosophy), Yale-NUS College

Interests: Greek Philosophy, Indian Buddhist Philosophy

CHONG Chi Tat

University Professor, Courtesy Joint Appointment
Department of mathematics

Interest: Computability Theory

Simon B DUFFY

SENIOR LECTURER, Courtesy Joint Appointment
Humanities (Philosophy), Yale-NUS College

Interests: Early Modern Philosophy, Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science

Sandra Leonie FIELD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Courtesy Joint Appointment
Humanities (Philosophy), Yale-NUS College

Interest: Political Philosophy

Jay GARFIELD

Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Professor of Humanities
Professor of Humanities (Philosophy), Yale-NUS College
Courtesy Joint Appointment

Malcolm KEATING

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Courtesy Joint Appointment
Humanities (Philosophy), Yale-NUS College

Interest: Indian Philosophy

Cathay LIU

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Courtesy Joint Appointment
Humanities (Philosophy), Yale-NUS College

Interest: Early Modern Philosophy, especially Descartes

Neil MEHTA

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Courtesy Joint Appointment
Humanities (Philosophy), Yale-NUS College

Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology

Nicholas (Nico) SILINS

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Courtesy Joint Appointment
Humanities (Philosophy), Yale-NUS College

Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology

Matthew D WALKER

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Courtesy Joint Appointment
Humanities (Philosophy), Yale-NUS College

Interest: Greek Philosophy, especially Aristotle

Visiting Appointments

Chandran KUKATHAS

Professor
London School of Economics

Interests: History of Liberal Thought. Contemporary Liberal Theory. Multiculturalism.

Chad HANSEN

Chair Professor Emeritus
Hong Kong University

Aug 2010 - Jul 2011

Interests: Chinese Philosophy of Language and Philosophy of Mind. Chinese Mohism. Taoism and Legalism. Ethics. Metaethics and Moral Psychology. Comparative Ethics and Philosophy. Philosophy of Law. Philosophy of Language. Social and Political Philosophy. Philosophy of Religion.

John GREENWOOD

City University of New York, USA

Jul 2008 - Jul 2009

Interests: History and Philosophy of Social and Psychological Science, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind

Loren LOMASKY

PROFESSOR
University of Virginia, USA

Jul 2009 - Dec 2009

Roger AMES

PROFESSOR
University of Hawai'i of manoa, USA

Jan 2013 - Jul 2013

Interests: Early Chinese Philosophy. Comparative Philosophy. Pragmatism.

Lisa RAPHALS

Professor
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE, USA

Jul 2010 - Present

Interests: Early Chinese Philosophy. Ancient Greek Philosophy. Comparative Philosophy. Religion. History of Science. Gender.

Alan COLE

PROFESSOR
Lewis and Clark College, Oregon, USA

Aug 2013 - Jul 2014

Daniel BELL

PROFESSOR
Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013

Interests: Political Philosophy. Ethics.