The Dennes Room

Alina Wang

Alina Wang

Office hours: Tu 2-3
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I like Kant, Heidegger, and Merleau-Ponty. Their ideas tend to inform how I think about things.

Currently, I’m looking into the phenomenology of language apprehension. How might we characterize the experiences disclosed by language use? How do these experiences compare to those disclosed by sensory faculties? I’m interested in the implications these questions might have for our understanding of free will.

Buddhist philosophy, the history of science (especially of psychology, psychiatry, and medicine), and genealogical methods are also important to me. I’ll happily draw your portrait if you ask, although there is no guarantee it’d look like you!