Graduate Programme

 

Faculty at NUS Philosophy supervise graduate research on topics ranging from analytic metaphysics to applied ethics, drawing on, and often synthesizing, the philosophical traditions of China, India, and Europe. Across campus, Yale-NUS College boasts a dynamic philosophy unit with an additional eight faculty who are eligible to supervise graduate research at NUS. As a group, the NUS and affiliated Yale-NUS graduate faculty includes twenty-one philosophers actively working on projects in moral and political philosophy; metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of mind; Chinese philosophy, Indian philosophy, and the history of Western philosophy. Below is a list of some main research areas, with an indication of faculty members working in each.

Philosophy of Mind:
Ben Blumson (NUS)
Chin Chuan Fei (NUS)
Jay Garfield (Yale-NUS/NUS)     
Neil Mehta (Yale-NUS)                
Michael Pelczar (NUS)
Nico Silins (Yale-NUS)                   
Neil Sinhababu (NUS)
Tang Weng Hong (NUS)

Logic and Epistemology:
Andrew Bailey (Yale-NUS)          
Simon Duffy (Yale-NUS)                              
Jay Garfield (Yale-NUS/NUS)
Axel Gelfert (NUS)
Neil Mehta (Yale-NUS)
Nico Silins (Yale-NUS)
Tang Weng Hong (NUS)

History of Western Philosophy:
Simon Duffy (Yale-NUS)
Jay Garfield (Yale-NUS/NUS)
Cecilia Lim (NUS)
Cathay Liu (Yale-NUS)                 
Matthew Walker (Yale-NUS)     

Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy, and Philosophy of Law:
Chris Brown (NUS)
Sandra Field (Yale-NUS)                               
Cecilia Lim (NUS)
Loy Hui Chieh (NUS)
Neil Sinhababu (NUS)
Tan Sor Hoon (NUS)
C.L. Ten (NUS)

Metaphysics and Philosophy of Science:
Andrew Bailey (Yale-NUS)
Ben Blumson NUS)
Jay Garfield (NUS & Yale-NUS)
Axel Gelfert (NUS)
Michael Pelczar (NUS)
Tang Weng Hong (NUS)

Chinese Philosophy:
Cecilia Lim (NUS)
Cathay Liu (Yale-NUS)
Loy Hui Chieh (NUS)
Tan Sor Hoon (NUS)
Matthew Walker (Yale-NUS)

Continental Philosophy:
Simon Duffy (Yale-NUS)
Saranindranath Tagore (NUS)

Indian Philosophy:
Jay Garfield (NUS & Yale-NUS)
Saranindranath Tagore (NUS)

Philosophy of Language:
Ben Blumson (NUS)
Michael Pelczar (NUS)

Aesthetics:
Ben Blumson (NUS)
John Holbo (NUS)
Nico Silins (Yale-NUS)