ʻIke Hawaiʻi, Indigenous Philosophies, Settler Colonialism and Decoloniality, Buddhism, Chinese Philosophy
Hyeon Sop Baek
Korean Philosophy, Classical Chinese Philosophy, Confucianism, neo-Confucianism, Social/Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Sentiments
Elvin Blanco Rivera
T.D. “Dave” Burns
Philosophical Anarchy, Argument, Metatheory, Social Philosophy, Critical Rationalism
Elyse M. Byrnes
Feminist philosophy, Kyoto School Philosophy, Aesthetics, Phenomenology, The Body, Love, Self-Image, Hannah Arendt, P4C.
Research Interests: Existentialism; Philosophy of Mind; Aesthetics; Buddhist Philosophy; Socratic Dialogue
Comparative Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy (esp. Confucian and Daoist traditions), Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, Aesthetics, Ethics.
Edward M. Eisner
Applied Ethics, Political Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Japanese Philosophy.
Taylor Brooke Hunter
Environmental Political Philosophy: Climate Injustice, Indigenous Injustice, Political Feasibility; Social Epistemology: Feminist and Indigenous Epistemologies; Embodied Phenomenology; Evolutionary Theory; and Indian Philosophy: Buddhism and Advaita Vedānta.
Metaphysics of Consciousness, Classical Indian Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind and Language, Moral Psychology
Renaissance Philosophy, Cognitive Psychology, Philosophy and the Internet
Susannah Lee Kandikatti
Research Interests: Buddhism, Cynicism, Skepticism, Political Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Public Philosophy
Comparative Philosophy, Indian Philosophy, American Pragmatism, Feminism, Existentialism, Phenomenology, and Nietzsche
Comparative Ethics, Chinese Philosophy, Existentialism
Ethics, Moral Psychology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophical Theology, Environmental Ethics, Philosophy and Philanthropy
Comparative Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Kyoto School Philosophy, German Philosophy, Korean Philosophy.
Modern and Contemporary French Philosophy, Contemporary Japanese Philosophy, Ancient and Contemporary Chinese Philosophy, Bioethics, Neuroethics, Philosophy of Science, Semiotics, The Frankfurt School, Philosophy of Religion, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Technology and History of Ideas
Classical Chinese philosophy (Legalism, Confucianism, Mohism, Daoism), political economy, economic philosophy, political philosophy, morality and ethics
Research Interests: Classical virtue ethics, Aristotle, Aquinas, Japanese and Buddhist philosophy, Zen, and political philosophy. Minor interests in the space where aesthetics and ethics meet, à la Japanese aesthetics, Plato, and Nietzsche
Logic, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind; History of Philosophy; Asian and esp. Indian Philosophy
Research Interests: Ancient Greek Philosophy and its connections to Ancient Indian Philosophy. Phenomenology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Time
Environmental Ethics, Moral Theories, Buddhism, Daoism
Daoism, zen, pluralism, absurdism, philosophy of mind
Asian Philosophy including Daoism, Buddhism, and Zen koans and haikus. Western Philosophy including philosophy of language, ethics, and epistemology.
Metaethics; Cooperation, Social Ontology, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Animal Cognition, Non-Linguistic Thought; Comparative Aesthetics
Continental Philosophy, Classical Chinese Philosophy, Philosophy of Death and Dying
Thomas B. Schmidt
Modern and Contemporary Japanese Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Aesthetics, Critical Theory, Kant, Philosophy of Film
Research Interests: Comparative Philosophy, particularly Classical; Aesthetics; Schopenhauer
Indian Philosophy, political philosophy, and philosophy of mind
Indian Philosophy, Ch’an/Zen Buddhism, Philosophy of Mind, Logic and Language philosophy, Epistemology, especially as it relates to science, and Phenomenology
Metaethics, philosophy of mind, Indian philosophy, Greek philosophy, and philosophy of science
Bruce Ka’imi Watson
ʻIke Hawaiʻi, ʻŌiwi & Pasifika philosophies, Indigenous philosophy, Agnotology, Haole ignorance
Nihilism, Zen Buddhism, 20th Century Japanese and Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, p4c
Infinity; Imagination; Classical Chinese medical theories; History of mathematics
Daoism, specifically medieval dalism