Vijay Mascarenhas

Vijay Mascarenhas, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at Metropolitan State University of Denver. His areas of expertise include philosophy of mind and consciousness, ethics, and Just War theory. He currently teaches Introduction to Philosophy and Philosophy of Mind.

His published work includes “God and the Good in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics” in Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy and “Intentionality, causality, and self-consciousness: Implications for the naturalization of consciousness” in Metaphyscia, among others.

He earned his doctorate degree from Yale University in 1999.

Adam Graves

Adam J. Graves received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007 and is an professor of philosophy at Metropolitan State College of Denver, where he teaches courses in philosophy of religion, history of philosophy, hermeneutics and phenomenology and serves as the primary advisor for the minor in Religious Studies. Dr. Graves has published on Paul Ricoeur’s philosophy of religion and has made numerous presentations in the United States, Canada, Belgium, Denmark and Russia. He is currently editing a volume on Ricoeur’s philosophy of religion (Northwestern University Press, forthcoming) and is working on a project that traces the religious sources of modern conceptions of autonomy.