Professor Kim holds a baccalaureate and a doctorate from Brown and Harvard respectively. He has taught a broad range of courses including Ancient Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Kant and Kantian Themes, 19th Century Philosophy, The Phenomenological Tradition, Epistemology and Metaphysics, East-West Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, and Philosophy of Religion.
His research interests include the possibility and nature of philosophical anthropology, foundations of knowledge and morality, and the possible constitution of objectivity and universality for cognitive claims and value judgments. The topics of his published works include Descartes, Kant, Hegel, Brentano, Husserl, Taoism and Confucianism, relativity and relativism of knowledge and ethics. He served as department chair. He was a visiting professor at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
Papers and Editorials
Problems of Evil in Theistic and Non-Theistic Frameworks at 8th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities,” June 29-July 2, 2010, University of California at Los Angeles
A letter to the editor of the Financial Times, A Philosopher Should Lead the Dismal Scientists, co-authored with Dr. Yeomin Yoon, Professor of Finance and International Business, Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University. South Orange, NJ.
Carl F. Wittke Award Winner 1997 (will open new window)
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