Yi is a researcher in continental philosophy whose work intersects with world literature and global history. Her research re-interprets the terra-centric western history of philosophy from the perspective of the maritime. By holding up the sea as mirror to western philosophy understood as a form of historicity and coloniality, Yi works toward a hermeneutic method of re-writing the history of philosophy from a non-western and feminist perspective, as a genealogy and archeology of the diluvial. Yi holds a Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research and an M.Phil. from the University of Hong Kong, both in philosophy. She is currently a postdoc…

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