Lu Teng

Assistant Professor Faculty Fellow of Philosophy
NYU Shanghai


Lu Teng is an Assistant Professor Faculty Fellow of Philosophy at NYU Shanghai. From September 2016 to August 2017, she was also a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Philosophical Psychology at University of Antwerp. She holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University and a B.A. from Wuhan University.

Professor Teng’s research interests are Epistemology and the Philosophy of Mind. Her work appeared in Synthese and Philosophical Topics.

Recent Publications

  • 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


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, Cornell University, 2016
  • M.A., Philosophy, Cornell University, 2013
  • B.A., Philosophy, Wuhan University, 2009


  • Chinese, English