Raja Rosenhagen

  • Visiting Assistant Professor

Raja Rosenhagen holds an M.A. from the University of Münster (Germany) in Philosophy, Indian Studies, and Psychology and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from PITT. After defending his dissertation on Experience and Belief in 2018, he took a position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ashoka University in Sonipat (India), complemented soon by an administrative position as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. During his stint as head of the Philosophy Department last year, he was instrumental in creating two new Interdisciplinary Majors at Ashoka: Psychology and Philosophy and Philosophy and Computer Science, both of which are being implemented from this year onward. He is currently on a one-year sabbatical, which he is spending as a Visiting Lecturer at PITT. Like his wife Sabrina and his twin girls Tara and Luna, he much enjoys being back in Pittsburgh for a while.

Raja’s interests are broad and include Philosophy of Mind (especially Perception), Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, History of Philosophy, Logic, Philosophy of Love, Indian Philosophy (especially Bhakti and Jaina Philosophy), and, as of late, Philosophical Counselling.  He is currently co-teaching a class on formal conceptions of Truth, finishing up a few essays in philosophy of perception, philosophical counselling, and a paper on dual character concepts, and hopes to use part of his sabbatical year to make headway on a book project that ties together pretty much all his interests through the lens of Iris Murdoch’s work, for which he has developed a special interest.

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