Specialties: Kant and German Idealism, History of Modern Philosophy, Modern Jewish Thoughts, Korean Philosophy
Halla Kim is an associate professor of philosophy and a faculty at the Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies at University of Nebraska at Omaha. His articles appeared in Locke Studies, Journal of Philosophical Research, and Recht und Frieden in der Philosophie Kants. Akten des X. Internationalen Kant-Kongresses among others. More recently, he wrote “Nothingness in Korean Buddhism: A Struggle Against Nihilism” in JeeLoo Liu and Fred Berger, eds., Nothingness in Asian Philosophy (London: Routledge, 2014) and “Immanuel Kant” in Benjamin Crowe, ed., Routledge Anthology of Nineteenth-Century Philosophy: Idealism and Its Critics (2015). His own anthology (with S. Hoeltzel), Kant, Fichte and the Legacy of Transcendental Philosophy (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2014) has been just published, and his Kant and the Foundations of Morality is forthcoming (February 2015), also from Lexington Books. Presently he is editing another anthology Explorations in Jewish Religious and Philosophical Ethics, together with C. Hutt and B.D. Lerner. He held visiting professorship at University of Iowa (2001), Kyungpook National University (2011), University of San Francisco (2014) and Katholike Universiteit Leuven (2014), and received grants from DAAD, Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, and the Academy of Korean Studies. Specializing in Kant/German Idealism, modern Jewish thoughts and Korean philosophy, he is also working on a book-length study on universals in modern philosophy as well as an introduction to Korean philosophy, both of which are in preparation. In 2013, he founded North American Korean Philosophical Association (NAKPA) as an affiliate group of the American Philosophical Associations.