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:
Logic and Epistemology:
History of Western Philosophy:
Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy, and Philosophy of Law:
Metaphysics and Philosophy of Science:
Philosophy of Language:
In addition to these full-time philosophers, there is an active group of legal theorists at the NUS Faculty of Law. This group includes the following scholars: