Colin J. Lewis, Ph.D.

Colin J. Lewis, Ph.D.

Colin J. Lewis, Ph.D.

Instructor of Philosophy & Director of Asian Studies Minor
COLU 4055

Professional Summary

Dr. Colin J. Lewis received his B.A. from Duke University (2009), M.Phil. from University of Hong Kong (2012), and Ph.D. from University of Utah (2017). His areas of specialization include Chinese and comparative philosophy, ethics with a focus on moral psychology, and philosophy of education. He also maintains interests in the philosophies of cognitive and biological sciences. He is currently working on several projects examining potential applications of pre-Qin Confucian thought, particularly its emphasis on ritual, to modern and empirically informed accounts of moral education and human flourishing.

Philosophical Areas of Special Interest

Chinese philosophy, moral education, moral psychology, ethics (broadly construed), philosophy of biology, applied philosophy

Courses Regularly Taught

  • Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL 1000)
  • Introduction to Philosophies of Asia (PHIL 1300)
  • Philosophies of China (PHIL 3490)
  • Buddhist Philosophy (PHIL 3500)

Curriculum Vitae