Shamoni Sarkar


B.A., Philosophy and Spanish, Mount Holyoke College, 2013

M.A., Philosophy, University of Chicago, 2015

Areas of Interest

19th and 20th century continental philosophy, particularly Hegel and phenomenology; aesthetics; critical theory; and  Latin American philosophy.


Shamoni wrote her Masters thesis on the role of individual artistic creativity in Hegel’s aesthetics. Along these lines, she is interested in the question of how individuals develop interior (or private) lives while still being shaped by larger socio-historical systems of ideas and culture.