“What Makes Us Human?” Summer Course at CEU

This coming summer I will be contributing to an exciting interdisciplinary, comparative summer course entitled “What Makes Us Human? Philosophical and Religious Perspectives in China and the West” to be held at Central European University in Budapest from July 4 to 15. The course looks at the question of what it is to be human…

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《科技論文英語寫作》新版上市

經過很多年,《科技論文英語寫作》新版終於上市了。 《科技論文英語寫作》原版曾經為1990、2000年代專業科技論文寫作的暢銷教科書與參考書。 新版將原版上、下冊的內容合併成一本書,更方便讀者參考。 希望對兩岸三地的科技研究生與研究人員有幫助。 除了各地書局之外,讀者可以透過全華網路書店 訂書。 本書目錄如下:

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The People in Chinese Political Thought

The following is the text of a short talk I gave at a public gathering organized by HKU students on the street in Admiralty next to Hong Kong government headquarters on October 1, China’s National Day. Much thanks to Tim Li, who translated into Cantonese for me. The same text is cross-posted on Warp, Weft…

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Chinese Logic

My recent study of fundamental concepts and models of early Chinese logic and philosophy of language appears in History and Philosophy of Logic 34.1 (2013), 1–24, and is available here. An abstract follows.

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Tsinghua Logic Talk

I recently returned from Beijing, where I gave a talk at an occasional logic forum at Tsinghua University, organized by Liu Fenrong. Much thanks to Fenrong for arranging my visit. My talk and many other past and upcoming events are announced here and here. The talk was based on a forthcoming paper, “Truth in Mohist…

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Comments on Bell, “Confucianism & Nationalism”

Back in April 2011, Joseph Chan, of HKU’s Department of Politics and Public Administration, organized a mini-workshop on Confucian Political Philosophy here at HKU. I commented on a paper by Daniel A. Bell, of Tsinghua University, entitled “Confucianism and nationalism: A reconciliation.” Since Daniel has recently published several articles in popular media whose content overlaps this…

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Ethics in Early China

Our recent anthology Ethics in Early China, published by HKU Press, is available through Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and similar sites. For the table of contents and Introduction, see this page.  

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RTHK “The Big Idea”

I was recently interviewed for a pair of RTHK radio shows in the fun and interesting series “The Big Idea,” hosted by the delightful Vanessa Collingridge. The most recent episode, on Daoism, aired January 21, 2012, and can be heard here. The other interviewee is my teacher and colleague Chad Hansen. An earlier episode, on…

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