Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Chuang Christina


Assistant Professor

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Email: CCHUANG@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)65923205
Office: HSS-06-06(PHILO)

Education
  • PhD (Philosophy) University of California, Irvine 2012
  • MA (Philosophy) University of California, Irvine 2008
  • BA (Philosophy) University of California, Irvine 2004
Biography
Christina was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of California, Irvine, in June 2012 and moved to Singapore in August 2012. Her main research interests are the history of ethics, moral psychology and classical Indian Philosophy. She is currently working on developing a more holistic account of the nature of moral judgment that incorporates philosophy, psychology and linguistics. She is also a certified yoga teacher and a dedicated Ashtanga yoga practitioner. She hopes that her passion for yoga and philosophy will merge in the near future.
Research Interests
Ethics, History of Ethics, Moral Psychology, Indian Philosophy
Research Grant
  • Start Up Grant (2012-2015)
Current Projects
  • Moral Sentimentalism and Cognitivism: Can Francis Hutcheson be a Moral Realist?
Selected Publications
  • Christina Chuang. (2017). Ration Devotion and Human Perfection. Synthese, , DOI 10.1007/s11229-017-1323-1.
  • Christina Chuang. (2016). Perfecting the Self: From the Moral Sense to Conscience. Sophia, , DOI 10.1007/s11841-016-0556-7.
  • Christina Chuang. (2015). Recent Works on Hutcheson. Journal of Scottish Philosophy, 13(2).
  • Christina Chuang. (2015). Understanding a Desireless Action as a Benevolent Action. Asian Philosophy, 25(2).

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