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Asya Passinsky

Office Address: 

NYU Department of Philosophy
5 Washington Place, Room 602

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Areas of Research/Interest: 

Metaphysics, Philosophy of Social Science, Social Philosophy

Asya Passinsky recently received her PhD in Philosophy from New York University, and is now a Lecturer in the department. Her doctoral dissertation, entitled "The Metaphysics of Social Objects," develops a theory of the general nature of social objects such as political borders, pieces of money and nation-states. Prior to coming to NYU, she completed the BPhil in Philosophy at Oxford University (as a Rhodes scholar); and before that she studied political economy and Russian language and literature at the University of California, Berkeley.

Updated on 12/07/2016