Photo of Nalini Ramlakhan

Nalini Ramlakhan

Contract Instructor

Degrees:B.A. (York), M.A., Ph.D (Carleton)

Office Hours

Mondays, 9:00 – 10:00 am or by appointment (virtual).

Courses for 2022-23

  • PHIL 1550: Intro to Ethics & Social Issues

Research Interests

  • Moral psychology
  • Mental health
  • Legal philosophy
  • Cognitive science
  • Constitutional/legal pluralism and reconciliation with Indigenous populations


Ramlakhan, N. (2018). Echoes of Anattā and Buddhist Ethics in William James and Bertrand Russell. Ethics without Self, Dharma without Atman: Western and Buddhist Philosophical Traditions in Dialogue, Springer.

Lesage, C., Ramlakhan, N., Toivonen, I., & Wildman, C. (2015). The reliability of testimony and perception: connecting epistemology and linguistic evidentiality. In D. C. Noelle, R. Dale, A. S. Warlaumont, J. Yoshimi, T. Matlock, C. D. Jennings, & P. P. Maglio (eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 1302–1307.