Book Reviews

  • On Wu-Wei as a Unifying Metaphor. Review of Effortless Action, by Edward Slingerland. Philosophy East & West 57.1 (2007): 97–106.

  • Two Roads to Wisdom?, ed. Bo Mou. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 32.2 (2005): 353–58.

  • Essays on Skepticism, Relativism, and Ethics in the Zhuangzi, ed. Paul Kjellberg and Philip J. Ivanhoe. Ethics 108.4 (1998): 799–802.

  • Classifying the Zhuangzi Chapters, by Liu Xiaogan. Asian Philosophy 7.2 (1997): 155–59.


(Unpublished seminar talks and conference presentations. I've omitted presentations that have since been published.)

  • Mind and World in Xunzi. NCCU Research Center for Chinese Cultural Subjectivity 政大華人文化主體性研究中心, Taipei, Taiwan. November 9, 2018.

  • Chinese Naturalism and the Limits of Ethics. "Global Themes in Ethical Naturalism," National University of Singapore, June 27–28, 2011. Revised version to be presented at "Nature and Value in Chinese and Western Philosophies," Rutgers University, April 4–5, 2013.

  • Rational Souls or Virtuoso Performers? λόγος versus Dào-dé 道德 in Ancient Greek and Chinese Thought. "Happiness and the Dao," international workshop on March 25–26, 2011, University of Hong Kong.

  • Is There Something Frank Doesn’t Know About Mary? Mind, Meaning, and Value, research seminar on Frank Jackson’s work, March 25, 2006, University of Hong Kong.

  • Daoism and the Heterogeneity of Value. 14th Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy, July 13–19, 2005, University of New South Wales, Sydney.

  • 英美學界對於先秦思想的研究之若干里程碑,台灣國科會人文及社會科學發展處,國際中國哲學研究研習營,December 16–19, 2004.

  • 陳漢生對先秦思想的詮釋進路,台灣國科會人文及社會科學發展處,國際中國哲學研究研習營,December 16–19, 2004.

  • 中國哲學外文研究回顧與展望,台灣國科會人文中心中國哲學外文名著讀書會,December 15, 2004.

  • Kitcher on the Explanatory Role of Truth. Staff Seminar, Philosophy Department, University of Hong Kong, April 15, 2004.

  • Internalizing the Space of Reasons. Symposium on Neo-Pragmatism, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, August 26, 2001.

  • Distinction-Drawing, Semantics, and Logic in Early Chinese Thought. Conference of the Australian Society for Asian and Comparative Thought, University of Hong Kong, July 12, 2001.

  • Brandom on Objectivity. Staff Seminar, Philosophy Department, University of Hong Kong, May 24, 2001.

  • Cognition and Action in Chinese and Western Thought. Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica, Taipei, April 20, 2000. (In Chinese.)

  • The Theoretical Basis and Philosophical Significance of Ancient Chinese Logic. National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan, May 22, 2000, Philosophy Dept., National Tsing Hua University, May 10, 2000 (in Chinese).

  • An Ancient Chinese Theory of Reasoning. Staff Seminar, Department of Philosophy, University of Hong Kong, May 1999.

  • Similarity and Standards: An Ancient Chinese Theory of Cognition and Action. Taiwan Philosophical Association annual meeting, Taipei, December 19, 1999 (in Chinese).

  • Texts Without Masters. Staff Seminar, Department of Philosophy, University of Hong Kong, February 1998.