Clarisse Wells

Clarisse Wells

Graduate Tutor
Ph.D. candidate, South Asian Studies

Dissertation topic
My research focuses on feminist philosophy, social epistemology, and gender theory while drawing from both western and Indian philosophical traditions. My dissertation critiques various theories of social construction and reconceptualizes the epistemology of gendered cognition within the context of the Indian philosophy of Navya-Nyaya.  

Research methods:
Textual analysis, philosophy, and theory

Areas of interest:
Indian philosophy, Feminist philosophy, philosophy of language, social ontology, social epistemology, phenomenology, queer theory, gender theory

Additional information:
Research Languages: Sanskrit, Hindi, German, French

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