Stephen Asma in 2008 (photo by Brian Wingert
Stephen T. Asma (b 1966) is Professor of Philosophy and Distinguished Scholar at Columbia College Chicago,
He works on the philosophy of the life sciences, and the theme of Religion and Science (especially Buddhism and Christianity).
- On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears. Oxford University Press (2009)
- Why I am a Buddhist. Hampton Roads Publishing (2010)
- The Gods Drink Whiskey: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment in the Land of the Tattered Buddha. HarperCollins San Francisco June 1, 2005 (paper 2006)
- Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads: The Culture and Evolution of Natural History Museums. Oxford University Press, New York. April, 2001 (paperback May 2003).
- Buddha for Beginners. Writers and Readers Publishing Inc, 1996. Revised and republished by Hampton Roads Publishing, 2009.
- Following Form and Function: A Philosophical Archaeology of Life Science. Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Series, Northwestern University Press. December 1996.