Lu Teng

Lu Teng
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU
Email
lt77@nyu.edu
Room
1219

Lu Teng is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU. Prior to this appointment, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Philosophical Psychology at University of Antwerp. She holds a PhD from Cornell University and a BA from Wuhan University.

Professor Teng’s primary research interests are Epistemology and the Philosophy of Mind. Her work has appeared in the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Topics, and Synthese. She was awarded the Shanghai Eastern Scholar (Young Scholar Scheme) award in 2019 and the Shanghai Pujiang Talents Plan in 2018. 

Select Publications

  • Teng, L. (forthcoming) “Cognitive Penetration: Inference or Fabrication?” Australasian Journal of Philosophy 
  • Teng, L. (2018) "Is Phenomenal Force Sufficient for Immediate Perceptual Justification?" Synthese 195 (2): 637-656
  • Teng, L. (2016) "Cognitive Penetration, Imagining, and the Downgrade Thesis," Philosophical Topics 44(2): 405-426

 

Education

  • PhD, Philosophy
    Cornell University
  • MA, Philosophy
    Cornell University

Research Interests

  • Perception
  • Cognitive Penetrability of Perception
  • Imagination
  • Episodic Memories

Courses Taught

  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Introduction to Chinese Philosophy
  • Central Problems in Philosophy
  • Topics in Epistemology: Imagination
  • Topics in Epistemology: Memory