ORIGIN: Nankan, Taiwan
MILITARY SERVICE: 2nd Lt., Chinese Army (July 1981—May 1983)
AWARD: Outstanding Graduate, National Hsinchu Teacher's College (2002).
HOBBIES: Guitar; Bushwalking
TELEPHONE: +886-3-4227151 ext.33559
- National Central University, Graduate Institute of Philosophy, M.A. (Aug.
FIELDS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST
I have taught the following subjects: Introduction to Philosophy; Ethics; Logic; Life-and-Death Studies;
Applied Ethics; Metaphysics of Death; Basic Issues of Philosophy; Animal Rights; Harm of Death; and Environmental Ethics.
- Assistant Researcher & Secretary, Taiwan Provincial Chang-huang Social
Education Institute (Nov. 1992—Aug. 1993)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Philosophy Department,
Assistant Professor, Center for General Education,
Assistant Professor, Center for General Education and Core Curriculum,
Organisation of International Conference for Ecological Education,
- Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of Philosophy, National Central University (Aug. 2008—July 2011)
- Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Philosophy, National Central University (Aug. 2011—)
Books and Collections
1. Can Death Be a Harm to the Person Who Dies?
2. Sustainability and Quality of Life. (ed.) Palo Alto, CA: Ria University Press, 2010. (Philosopher's Index)
3. (with Tandy, Charles) Death and Anti-Death, Vol. 10: Ten Years After John Rawls (1921-2002). (eds.) Polo Alto, CA: Ria University Press, 2012. (Philosopher’s Index)
1. “When Is One Harmed By One’s Own Death?” in Charles Tandy, ed. Death and Anti-Death, vol. 1: One Hundred Years After N. F. Fedorov (1829-1903) (Polo Alto, CA: Ria University Press, 2003). (Philosopher’s Index)
Harm, and the Deprivation Theory.” in Charles Tandy, ed. Death and Anti-Death, vol. 2: Two Hundred Years After Kant, Fifty Years
After Turing (Polo Alto, CA:
Left After Death?” in Charles Tandy, ed. Death
and Anti-Death, vol. 3: Fifty Years After Einstein, One Hundred Fifty Years
After Kierkegaard (Polo Alto, CA:
Nonexistence.” in Charles Tandy, ed. Death
and Anti-Death, vol. 7: Nine Hundred Years After St. Anselm (1033-1109) (Polo
5. “Intrinsic Value and Respect for the Natural
Environment.” in Jack Lee, ed. Sustainability
and Quality of Life (Polo Alto, CA:
6. “Can One Be Harmed Posthumously? ” in Charles
Tandy, ed. Death and Anti-Death, Vol. 8:
Fifty Years After Albert Camus (1913-1960) (Polo Alto, CA:
1. “Commentary on Lamont's When Death Harms Its Victims.” Australasian Journal of Philosophy 77 (1999): 349-357. (A&HCI / Philosopher’s Index)
2. “Is the Yellow Ball Green?” Sorites 19 (2007): 87-91. (Philosopher’s Index)
Animals Equal?” Studies on Humanities and
4. “How Should Animals Be Treated?” Ethics, Place, and Environment 11, No. 2, (2008): 181-189. (Philosopher’s Index)
5. “Regan and Intrinsic Value.” Applied Ethics Review 47 (2009): 43-54.
6. “Commentary on Singe’s Animal Liberation Ethic.” Applied Ethics Review 51(2011): 19-34.
7. “Regan and Animal Rights.” Applied Ethics Review 56 (2014): 1-7.