Dr Yat Hung LEUNG

Dr Yat Hung LEUNG
梁逸鴻

Post-doctoral Fellow


yhleung@um.edu.mo
(853) 8822 4611
E21-4113
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Education

Ph. D. in Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2018

M. Phil. in Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015

B. A., with First Class Honors, in Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2013

Research Interests

Confucianism, Ethics, Comparative Philosophy

Introduction

Leung, Yat-hung, Roni, mainly works on Chinese Philosophy in a comparative way focusing on ethics and moral psychology. He published such comparative works on Philosophy East and WestJournal of Value InquirySophia, and so on.

Professional Experience

Mar-Aug 2019: Post-doctoral Researcher, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou

Awards & Honors

2016: 2nd prize winner of the “Graduate Student Essay Contest Awards” in “The 48th Annual Conference of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP)” at East-West Center, University of Hawai’i, Manoa, Hawai’i, June 2-5. (Title of the paper: “Is the Empathy-Induced Motivation to Help Egoistic or Altruistic: Insights from the Neo-Confucian Cheng Hao.”)

Conference Papers and Other Presentations
  1. Guest lecturer at The Greater China Summer Workshop Program in Chinese Studies 2019, by the Sinological Development Charitable Foundation Limited, at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, on July 23-25, 2019, on topics of “The Cheng Brothers”, “Zhu Xi”, and “Wang Yangming”.
  2. “Harmony as a Manifestation of The Confucian Central Concept of Benevolence—A Critique of Li Chenyang’s The Confucian Philosophy of Harmony.” Paper presented in English at “Workshop on Confucian Political Philosophy”, at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, March 15-16, 2019.
  3. “王阳明的品德整体观” (Wang Yangming’s Character Holism.”). Paper presented in Putonghua at “阳明学与近世东亚学术研讨会” (“The Learning of Wang Yangming and Contemporary East Asia Academic Conference”), at Lingnan Cultural Institute of Sun Yat-sen University, Foshan, China, November 9-12, 2018.
  4. Guest lecturer at The Greater China Summer Workshop Program in Chinese Studies 2018, by the Sinological Development Charitable Foundation Limited, at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, on August 1, 2018, on topic of “Wang Yangming’s Philosophy”.
  5. “‘People Filling the Streets are All Sages’: Wang Yangming’s Virtue Attribution as a Normative Urge for Virtue Cultivation.” Paper presented in English at “The 20th International Society of Chinese Philosophy (ISCP) Conference: Chinese Philosophy in a Multicultural World” at School of Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, July 4-7, 2017.
  6. “Is the Empathy-Induced Motivation to Help Egoistic or Altruistic: Insights from the Neo-Confucian Cheng Hao.” Paper presented in English at “The 48th Annual Conference of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP)” at East-West Center, University of Hawai’i, Manoa, Hawai’i, June 2-5, 2016.
Selected Publications
  1. “Wang Yangming’s Reductionist Account of Practical Necessity, General and Particular.” Sophia, forthcoming.
  2. “ZHU Xi and the Debate Between Virtue Ethicists and Situationists: Virtue Cultivation as a Possible, Practical, and Necessary Enterprise.” In Kai-chiu Ng and Yong Huang (eds.), Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Zhu Xi. Dordrecht: Springer, forthcoming.
  3. “From Factitious to Veridical Attribution of Virtue: How Wang Yangming Can Do a Better Job than Alfano in Facilitating Virtue Acquisition.” Journal of Value Inquiry, 2 (2019), 289-307.
  4. “Is the Empathy-Induced Motivation to Help Egoistic or Altruistic: Insights from the Neo-Confucian Cheng Hao.” Philosophy East and West, 68.1 (2018), 140-160.