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Asya Passinsky

Office Address: 

NYU Department of Philosophy
5 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003



Areas of Research/Interest: 

metaphysics, social philosophy

Asya Passinsky is a sixth year PhD student. Her dissertation concerns the nature of social objects such as borders, money and nation-states, and lies at the intersection of metaphysics and social philosophy. After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in Political Economy and Slavic Languages and Literature, she went to Oxford University on a Rhodes scholarship. She completed a BPhil in Philosophy, writing a thesis in epistemology on genealogical debunking arguments. In addition to her primary research areas, she has interests in the philosophy of social science, the philosophy of law, philosophical logic and aesthetics.
Updated on 12/01/2015