Vijay Mascarenhas

Degree: Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Philosophy

Vijay Mascarenhas


Ethics/Ethical Studies Philosophy


  • Philosophy of mind and consciousness
  • Ethics
  • Just War theory


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.

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