Stephen Asma

Stephen Asma is a Professor of Philosophy at Columbia College Chicago, where he holds the title of Distinguished Scholar, and a Fulbright Scholar (2014) in Beijing China. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Research Group in Mind, Science, and Culture at Columbia College Chicago.

Professor Asma works on the philosophy of the life sciences, and the theme of religion and science (especially Buddhism and Christianity).

Representative Publications

Asma, Stephen T. “Monsters on the Brain: An Evolutionary Epistemology of Horror.” Social Research: An International Quarterly 81.4 (2014): 941-968.

Asma, Stephen T., and Thomas Greif. “Affective Neuroscience and the Philosophy of Self.” Journal of Consciousness Studies 19.3-4 (2012): 6-48.

Asma, Stephen T. “Metaphors of Race: Theoretical presuppositions behind racism.” American Philosophical Quarterly 32.1 (1995): 13-29.

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