Stephen T. Asma
Stephen T. Asma (born 1966) is Professor of Philosophy and Distinguished Scholar at Columbia College Chicago. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Research Group in Mind, Science, and Culture at Columbia College Chicago. 
He works on the philosophy of the life sciences, and the theme of Religion and Science (especially Buddhism and Christianity). Asma was a Fulbright Scholar in Beijing China in 2014.  He writes regularly for the New York Times, The Stone, and various magazines.
- Following Form and Function: A Philosophical Archaeology of Life Science. Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy. Northwestern University Press. 1996.
- Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads: The Culture and Evolution of Natural History Museums. New York: Oxford University Press. 2001.
- The Gods Drink Whiskey: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment in the Land of the Tattered Buddha. San Francisco: Harper Collins. 2005.
- On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears. Oxford University Press. 2009.
- Buddha for Beginners. Writers and Readers Publishing Inc. 1996., Revised by Hampton Roads Publishing, 2009
- Why I am a Buddhist. Hampton Roads Publishing. 2010.
- Against Fairness. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2013. ISBN 9780226029863.
- "Monsters on the Brain: An Evolutionary Epistemology of Horror" (PDF). Social Research. Columbia University. 81 (4): 941–968. Winter 2014.
- The Evolution of Imagination. University of Chicago Press. 2017.
- "Faculty". Chicago: Columbia College.
- http://www.colum.edu/academics/mind-science-culture/members.php. Missing or empty
- "Scholar". Council for International Exchange of Scholars.
- "Author". NY Times.
- "Author". Aeon.
- "Experts". Psychology Today.
- "Swing Hakim".
Stephen T. Asma (rhythm and slide guitar) is a Chicago blues man who has performed and toured across the country with many great bluesmen, such as Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, and B. B. King
- "Discography". Sound Cloud.
- "Buddha for Beginners". Publishers Weekly.
- "Portfoilio". Carbon Made.
- Official website
- Asma, Stephen (Jan 7, 2013). "The Myth of Universal Love.". Opinionator. New York Times. Retrieved Jan 10, 2013.
- Asma, Stephen (May 6, 2016). "Imagining Philosophy.". Los Angelos Review of Books. Retrieved May 17, 2016.