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Richard Kim is the the Happiness & Well-Being Project Postdoctoral Fellow at Saint Louis University. He received his B.A. in philosophy from UCLA, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame. His main areas of research are moral philosophy, East Asian philosophy, and comparative philosophy. His current research seeks to develop an account of well-being that makes sense of flourishing during both the earlier and later stages of human lives, as well as the connections between welfare and friendship. He is also interested in developing an Aristotelian account of well-being that draws upon contemporary empirical psychology. Expanding on his earlier research in East Asian and comparative philosophy as a member of the Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy (City University of Hong Kong), he is also working on a book project titled, Three Debates on Human Nature, which examines the conceptions of human nature that developed out of both Eastern and Western philosophical traditions.