Vittorio Bufacchi- Political philosophy, especially human rights, social justice, structural injustice, theories of violence, just war theory; Applied ethics.

Jason Dockstader- History of philosophy; Comparative philosophy; Metaethics; Moral psychology

Katherine Furman– Philosophy of science and social science; Philosophy and Public policy, especially health policy; Social epistemology, Applied ethics. 

Adam Loughnane-  Comparative philosophy, especially phenomenological and aesthetic European (Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger) and Asian traditions (Nishida, Dōgen, Buddhism, Daoism); Artistic/linguistic expression; Faith; Apophasis; Non-duality; Motor-perception; Intercultural philosophical methodology. 

Cara Nine– Political philosophy, especially global justice, territorial rights, borders, political obligation and resource rights; Applied philosophy. 

Don Ross- – Philosophy of economics; Economic experiments; Risk; Addiction; Evolution of sociality and selfhood in humans and other animals; Scientific metaphysics. 

Alessandro Salice– Philosophy of Mind, especially collective intentionality, emotion theory, psychopathology, social cognition; Phenomenology, especially early phenomenology and the Brentano School; 

Joel Walmsley- Philosophy of cognitive science, especially Artificial Intelligence, Dynamical Systems Theory and 4E cognition; Philosophy of science, especially the concept of explanation; Philosophy of mind, especially emergence, reductionism and the "extended mind" hypothesis; C.D. Broad; cognitive biases in motive attribution.


Department of Philosophy

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