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Tatyana Kostochka

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Ashoka University

Ph.D. University of Southern California

Tatyana Kostochka is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ashoka University. In December 2021, she earned her Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Southern California. During the 2019-2020 academic year, she was a visiting researcher at the Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures at Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan. She received her M.A. in philosophy from Northern Illinois University in 2013 and her B.A. in East Asian studies from Brandeis University in 2011.

Tatyana’s work primarily concerns moral psychology and Buddhist philosophy. She spends a lot of time thinking about moods—what they are, how they relate to other parts of our psychology, what shapes them, etc. She also likes to think about ethics in medieval Japanese Buddhism. For more information about Tatyana’s work, please visit her website at http://tatyanakostochka.com.

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