University of Hawaii at Manoa

Philosophy, Asian & Comparative

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This program prepares students for advanced research and teaching in Asian and comparative philosophy and in selected areas of Western philosophy. A solid background in Western philosophy - especially its historical development and basic current issues in at least one of the areas of ethics, epistemology, metaphysics and aesthetics - is required of all students. Faculty working primarily in Asian and comparative philosophy have expertise in Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Islamic and Buddhist traditions. The department draws upon over fifty years of innovative work.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

George Tsai, Department Chairperson
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
Department of Philosophy
2530 Dole Street, Sakamaki D-305
Honolulu, HI 96822

Degrees Available