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Department ofPhilosophy

Eric Yang

Eric Yang
Eric Yang

Assistant Professor

Ph. D., University of California, Santa Barbara in 2013

Eric Yang specializes in metaphysics (in particular, the metaphysics of human persons and material objects, but he has interests in other topics such as free will, grounding, metaontology, etc.), and he has also published in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and philosophy of religion.  His teaching interests include the history of philosophy (ancient, medieval, and modern) and will regularly be caught reading Plato, Aquinas, or Hume.

In The News

February 7, 2020

Eric Yang was mentioned in The Daily Universe for his role as a key speaker at an event at Utah Valley University’s Interfaith Student Council on faith and empathy.