B.A. St. Mary's College of California; M.A. University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Professor Muñoz-Hutchinson specializes in ancient philosophy. He wrote his dissertation “Plotinus on Consciousness: A Multi-Layered Approach” under the guidance of Charles H. Kahn. His primary research interests are in Aristotle, Plotinus, and late ancient Greek philosophy. He is the author of “Apprehension of Thought in Ennead 4.3.30.” International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 5 (2011), 262-282, “Sympathy, Awareness, and Belonging to Oneself in Plotinus.” Presocratics and Plato: A Festschrift in Honor of Professor Charles H. Kahn. Las Vegas and Zurich: Parmenides Publishing, 2012, and currently revising his dissertation into a book manuscript, entitled Plotinus and the Origins of the Conscious Mind. He is also interested in the philosophy of mind, and the history of the mind-body problem.
When he is not philosophizing at his desk or in the classroom, he is philosophizing on the mat during judo practice.