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Dr. Palmquist, Stephen R.

龐思奮

Email : stevepq@hkbu.edu.hk

 

 I. Education
  • D.Phil., in Philosophical Theology from Oxford University (St. Peter's College), completed Aug. 1987; primary supervisors Prof. John Macquarrie and Prof. W.H. Walsh.
  • B.A., in Religious Studies (Music minor) from Westmont College (Santa Barbara, California), completed May 1979; graduated with honours (Magna Cum Laude [3.7 gpa]).
 II. Career
  • Sept. 1987 to present: Hong Kong Baptist University
  • July 2006 to July 2007: Invited by Prof. Allen Wood to be a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Philosophy at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.
  • Oct. 2002 to Oct. 2004: Academic Board Chairman for the Learning Community College, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
  • Sept. to Dec. 2001: Invited by Prof. George Lakoff to be a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Linguistics at University of California, Berkeley.
  • Mar. 1989 to Mar. 1992: Part-time lecturer for University of Hong Kong Department of Extra-Mural Studies, teaching evening classes on 'Philosophy of Kant' and 'Modern Philosophy'.
 III. Courses Taught
Recent Religious Studies Major Classes
  • Existence and Reality
  • Hermeneutics
  • Mysticism and Religious Experience
  • Philosophy of Religion
Recent Complementary Studies Classes
  • Philosophy of Love
  • Religion, Psychology & Personal Growth
  • The Story of Western Philosophy
Humanities Class
  • The Self-Discovery of Man
Liberal Studies Masters Degree Class
  • Ethical Issues in Personal Development and Interpersonal Relationships
 IV. Research Interests
Areas of Expertise (*), Special Interest (+), and Competence:
  • Kant-Studies (all aspects)*
  • Logic of Symbolism*
  • Philosophy of Religion*
  • Theology of Politics+
  • Depth Psychology+
  • Philosophy of Love+
  • History of Western Philosophy
  • Philosophical Anthropology
  • Philosophy of Science
 V. Research Grant/Award/Professional Sevice
Research Grants
  • July 2010 to June 2013: GRF (General Research Fund) grant from the UGC, to complete a project entitled ‘Commentary on Kant’s Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reason’.
  • June 2009 to May 2010: Faculty Research Grant from Hong Kong Baptist University, to complete a project entitled ‘Kant’s Christology’.
  • June 1991 to Aug. 2010: Twenty Staff Development Grants from HKBU to support presentation of papers at: the XIth International Kant Kongress in Pisa, Italy (5/10); the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research symposium on ‘Intelligent Design & Artificial Intelligence: The Ghost in the Machine’ in Pasadena, California (7/09); the World Congress of Philosophy in Seoul, Korea (7/08); the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion’s conference on ‘Immortality, Physicalism, and Death of God’ in Anchorage, Alaska (6/08); Societas Ethica annual conference, on ‘Philosophical Approaches to Ethics-Methods and Foundations’ in Leysin, Switzerland (8/07); American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, in Chicago (4/07); American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting in San Francisco (4/07); Annual Conference of the American Academy of Religion in Philadelphia (11/05); Tenth International Kant Congress at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (9/05); ‘Two Hundred Years after Kant’, an international conference organized by the Department of Philosophy, Allameh Tabatabaii University, Tehran, Iran (11/04); the Beijing International Symposium on Kant’s Moral Philosophy in Contemporary Perspectives, organized by the Institute of Foreign Philosophy and the Department of Philosophy, Peking University, and by the Goethe Institut, Peking (5/04); the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion’s conference on ‘Language, Thought and Reality: East-West Perspectives’ in Chico, California (4/01); the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion’s conference on ‘Language, Thought and Reality: Science, Religion and Philosophy’ in Calcutta (8/00); the World Congress of Philosophy in Boston, Massachusetts (8/98); Philosophy of Religion Conference at Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, California (2/98); the Third International Conference on Philosophical Practice in New York, New York (7/97); Westmont College’s Erasmus Society (9/95) in conjunction with attending the ACH/ALLC Computing Conference in Santa Barbara, California (7/95); the Eighth International Kant Congress in Memphis, Tennessee (3/95); the Second International Conference of the Romanian Kant Society in Bucharest, Romania (9/91); and the Society of Christian Philosopher’s conference at Valparaiso University, Indiana (6/91).
  • May 2008 to May 2009: Faculty Research Grant from HKBU, to organize an international conference entitled ‘Kant in Asia: The Unity of Human Personhood’.
  • April 2008 to Dec. 2008: Faculty Research Grant from HKBU, to complete a project entitled ‘A Feasibility Study of the Relevance of Kant’s Architectonic Approach to Philosophizing to the Interpretation of the I Ching’.
  • July 2007 to Dec. 2008: Faculty Research Grant from HKBU, to complete a project entitled ‘The Necessity of Evil and of Divine Assistance in Kantian Religion’.
  • June 2006 to June 2008: Faculty Research Grant from HKBU, to complete a project entitled Commentary on Kant’s Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reason.
  • July 2006 to Jan. 2007: Sabbatical leave to work on Commentary on Kant’s Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reason (and other related publications) while serving as Visiting Scholar in the Department of Philosophy at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California (invited by Professor Allen Wood).
  • Nov. 2003 to Aug. 2005: Faculty Research Grant from HKBU, to complete the final stages of editing Kant and the New Philosophy of Religion.
  • July 2001 to Jan. 2002: Sabbatical leave to work on Kant’s Critical Science (and other related publications) while serving as Visiting Scholar in the Department of Linguistics at University of California, Berkeley (invited by Professor George Lakoff).
  • Dec. 1995 to Nov. 2000: CERG from Hong Kong’s Research Grant Council, for Kant’s Critical Science (and other related publications).
  • Jan. 1993 to Dec. 1998: Faculty Research Grant from HKBU, for The Geometry of Logic (and other related publications).
  • Oct. 1992 to Dec. 1997: Faculty Research Grant from HKBU, for Kant’s Critical Religion (and other related publications).
  • June 1996 to Aug. 1997: Teaching Development Grant from HKBU, for Philosophy in Action, a project involving the scripting and filming of a 30-minute teaching aid entitled ‘Is That All There Is To Philosophy?’.
  • Sept. 1993 to Aug. 1994: Faculty Research Grant from Hong Kong Baptist College, for Four Neglected Essays.
  • Jan. 1993 to Aug 1993: Sabbatical leave to work on Kant’s System of Perspectives (and other related publications).
  • Jan. 1989 to Mar. 1991: Faculty Research Grant from Hong Kong Baptist College, later sponsored by the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, for Kant’s System of Perspectives (and other related publications).
  • April 1983: Research grant from The Oxford Society.
  • Awards
  • Apr. 2007 to present: Selected for listing in Contemporary Authors (2007)
  • Mar. 2006 to present: Selected as International Advisory Board member for the Fortlaufender Kommentar zur Kritik der reinen Vernunft project (2006-2012).
  • Sept. 2003 to present: Selected for listing in Who’s Who for Professionals (2004 and subsequent editions).
  • June 1996 to Nov. 2003: Personal web site (with home page at www.hkbu.edu.hk/~ppp/) was selected as ‘Web site of the month’ by Point of Life (11/03), offered the reputable ‘StudyWeb Excellence Award’ (6/99), given a ‘Special Mention Award’ by the Churches.com organization (7/98), placed on a list of web sites specially recommended by the Britannica Internet Guide (5/98), won Majon Web Select’s prestigious ‘seal of excellence award’ (6/97), and selected as ‘Top 1% of the Web’ by 21st Century Renaissance (6/96).
  • Jan to Feb. 2001: Nominated for a ‘21st Century Award for Achievement’ and selected as an ‘International Personality of the Year’ for 2000 by the International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England.
  • May 2000: ‘Seagull’s Song’ selected as best poem submitted by a guest poet in April 2000 to The Poet’s Porch, located at poetsporch.homestead.com/mainpage.html.
  • June 1994: Given ‘Best Insight’ Award by the graduating Religious Studies Major students.
  • Dec. 1989: Voted by the year 2 students in Religious Studies at Hong Kong Baptist College as the Best Lecturer for 1989-90. (This award was discontinued in 1990.)
  • Professional Memberships
  • 1986 to present: American Philosophical Association.
  • 1987 to present: North American Kant Society.
  • 1999 to present: Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe (founder).
  • Professional Service

    1. Administrative Responsibilities at HKBU

    • Sept. 2008 to present: Faculty of Arts representative on the Selection Board for the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship/Scholarships.
    • Sept. 2008 to present: member of the Departmental Postgraduate Committee.
    • May 2006 to May 2012: Staff-elected member of the Board of Trustees of the 1998 Superannuation Fund (three terms).
    • Jan. 2008 to Mar. 2009: Convener of the Departmental Organizing Committee for ‘Kant in Asia: The Unity of Human Personhood’.
    • Sept. 1994 to Aug. 2008: Departmental Coordinator for Colloquia.
    • Sept. 2003 to Aug. 2006: member of the Departmental Advisory Committee.
    • Apr. to Aug. 2005: Subcommittee for designing a Departmental brochure.
    • Sept. 2003 to Aug. 2005: Departmental Admissions Committee.
    • Jan. 2003 to Dec. 2003: Subcommittee for designing a new Philosophy Concentration.
    • Feb. 1996 to Mar. 1998: Chairman of the HKBU Senior Staff Quarters Residents' Committee.
    • Sept. 1994 to Oct. 1995: Arts Faculty Research Committee.
    • Sept. 1994 to Oct. 1995: University IT Committee.
    • Sept. 1992 to Oct. 1995: Arts Faculty IT Committee.
    • Sept. 1992 to Oct. 1995: Departmental IT Coordinator.
    • Sept. 1990 to Jan. 1993: Convener of Subcommittee for Introduction to Philosophy Subjects.
    • Nov. 1991 to March 1992: Convener of Subcommittee for the Philosophy Degree Proposal.
    • Sept. 1988 to Sept. 1990: Arts Faculty Library Committee.
    • Sept. 1988 to Sept. 1990: Departmental Library Coordinator.
    2. Service to the Profession:
    • Sept. 1995 to present: Architect of a web site consisting of over 1000 “pages” (files), with home page at www.hkbu.edu.hk/~ppp. Note: typically ranked near the top on most search engines, out of several million web pages mentioning Kant.
    • July 1993 to present: Regular (invited) book reviewer for Kant-Studien (a tier one philosophy journal, listed in AHCI; see www.degruyter.de/rs/282_695_ENJ_h.htm).
    • Sept. 1997 to June 2010: Referee for various scholarly journals, including Faith and Philosophy, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, Philosophy East & West,
      Polish Journal of Philosophy, Religious Studies, Symmetry: Culture and Science, and The Journal of Philosophical Research.
    • May 2010: External Examiner for MA thesis submitted by Mr. Brandon Love (‘The Two Experiments in Kant’s Religion’), submitted to the Department of Philosophy, Trinity International University.
    • Apr. 2010: External Member of the Review Panel for the 4-Year Programme Review of the B.A. (Hons.) in Philosophy, administered by the Department of Philosophy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong.
    • Aug. 2009: External Examiner for MPhil thesis submitted by Mr. Fan Wing (‘Ethical Problems in Connection with World Poverty’), submitted to the Department of Philosophy, Lingnan University.
    • July 2008-June 2009: Member of the Local Organizing Committee for the “Toward a Science of Consciousness 2009” international conference, on the theme “Investigating Inner Experience—Brain, Mind, Technology”, at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, June 2009.
    • May 2007-May 2009: Organizer of the “Kant in Asia” international conference, on the theme “The Unity of Human Personhood”, at HKBU, May 2009.
    • June 2008: External Assessor for a Professorial appointment in the Philosophy Department of National Taiwan University.
    • May 2006: External Examiner for doctoral thesis on Kant’s philosophy of religion, by Alexander Phemister, submitted to The Australian National University.
    • Feb. 2003 to Oct. 2004: Ex officio Council Member for the Learning Community College, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
    • Oct. 2002 to Oct. 2004: Academic Board Chairman for the Learning Community College, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
    • April to June 2002: Hired to contribute one or two articles per month for the Analysis page of South China Morning Post.
    • Jan. 1998: Invited to serve as International Editorial Board member for Arob@se: A Journal of Literature & Human Sciences (see www.liane.net/arobase).
    • Dec. 1986 to Sept. 1996: Abstractor for Religious and Theological Abstracts; responsible for abstracting Journal of Psychology and Christianity, Faith and Philosophy, Religious Traditions and Philosophy East & West.
    • 1994: Compiler of the e-text of the T.H. Greene and H.H. Hudson translation of Kant’s Religion within the Limits of Reasons Alone, at www.hkbu.edu.hk/~ppp/rbbr/toc.html.
    • 1984: Compiler of the e-text of Norman Kemp Smith’s translation of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason (Oxford University Computing Service, 1985). Revised version at www.hkbu.edu.hk/~ppp/cpr/CPR1.html and www.hkbu.edu.hk/~ppp/cpr/CPR2.html. Original version stored at the Oxford Text Archive.
    3. Service to the Community:
  • Sept. 1999 to present: Founder of the Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe. Chair of the Executive Committee since its formation in July 2000. Kowloon Branch Organizer from the branch’s formation in October 2000 to July 2003, and from July 2005 to present.
  • Nov. 2005: Adjudicated for a debate between the University of Science and Technology and the Hong Kong Baptist University debate teams, held at HKBU.
  • Feb. 2005: Adjudicated for a debate sponsored by SKH Holy Trinity Secondary School, Ho Man Tin, Hong Kong.
  • Feb. 2003 to Oct. 2004: Ex officio Council Member for the Learning Community College, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
  • Nov. 2003: Moderated a panel discussion (with Bishop Metropolitan Nikitas, Father Harold Naylor, Chief Imam Muhammad Arshad, and Rev. Eric Chung) on ‘What was it to be a Saint in the European Middle Ages, and what is it to be a Saint in the XXIst Century﹖’, sponsored by the HKMAES European Itinerary Film Club, held at the Alliance Francaise (Jordan Branch) in Hong Kong on 27 November 2003.
  • Jan. 2001 to July 2002: Founder/facilitator of the Center for Insight into Philosophic Health, Education, and Renewal, a philosophical retreat centre in Little River, California. Four retreats held so far, on the topics ‘Understanding Nietzsche-Halfway’ (Jan. 2001), ‘Preparing for Peace in the Face of Terror’ (Dec. 2001), ‘Why Do We Work?’ (June 2002), and ‘Rethinking Kant’s Philosophy of Religion’ (July 2002).
  • Sept. 1999: Adjudicated for a debate sponsored by the Speech and Debate Society at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • Sept. 1998: Adjudicated for a debate sponsored by the English Debating Team at HKBU.
  •  VI. Publications
    1. Refereed Journal Articles
    • ‘The Kantian Grounding of Einstein’s Worldview: (II) Simultaneity, the Synthetic A Priori and God’, Polish Journal of Philosophy V:1 (Spring 2011).
    • ‘Kant’s Ethics of Grace: Perspectival Solutions to the Moral Problems with Divine Assistance’, The Journal of Religion 90:4 (October 2010), pp.530-553.
    • ‘The Kantian Grounding of Einstein’s Worldview: (I) The Early Influence of Kant’s System of Perspectives’, Polish Journal of Philosophy IV:1 (Spring 2010), pp.45-64.
    • ‘Three Perspectives on Abraham’s Defense Against Kant’s Charge of Immoral Conduct’ (co-authored with Philip Rudisill), The Journal of Religion 89:4 (October 2009), pp.467-497.
    • ‘Toward a Christian Philosophy of Work: A Theological and Religious Extension of Hannah Arendt’s Conceptual Framework’, Philosophia Christi 11.2 (2009), pp.397-419.
    • ‘Kant’s Religious Argument for the Existence of God—The Ultimate Dependence of Human Destiny on Divine Assistance’, Faith and Philosophy 26 (January, 2009), p.3-22.
    • ‘Kant’s Quasi-Transcendental Argument for a Necessary and Universal Evil Propensity in Human Nature’, The Southern Journal of Philosophy 46.2 (Summer, 2008), pp.261-297.
    • ‘Kant’s Moral Panentheism’, Philosophia 36:1 (2008).
    • ‘Echoes of God’s Presence’ (a poem), Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies XIX 1/2 (July 2007), p.180.
    • ‘Kantian Redemption: A Critical Challenge to Christian Views of Faith and Works’, Philosophia Christi 9.1 (Spring 2007), pp.29-38.
    • ‘Emergence, Evolution, and the Geometry of Logic: Causal Leaps and the Myth of Historical Development’, Foundations of Science 12.1 (March 2007), pp.9-37.
    • ‘Silence as the Ultimate Fulfillment of the Philosophical Quest’, Journal Hekmat Va Falsafeh, (Journal of Wisdom and Philosophy), Issue 6 (August 2006), pp.67-76.
    • ‘Kant, Buddhism, and the Moral Metaphysics of Medicine’ (co-authored with Adriano Palomo), Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion 7 (October 2002), pp.79-97.
    • ‘Philosophers’ Views on the Use of Non-Essay Assessment Methods: Discussion of an E-Mail Survey’, Teaching Philosophy 21.4 (1998), pp.373-391.
    • ‘Report on “An E-Mail Survey Concerning the Use of Non-Essay Assessment Methods in Introductory Philosophy Classes”’, American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy 97.2 (Spring 1998), pp.144-145.
    • ‘Kant’s Critical Hermeneutic of Prayer’, The Journal of Religion 77:4 (October 1997), pp.584-604.
    • ‘How “Chinese” Was Kant?’ (abridged version), The Philosopher 84:1 (Spring 1996), pp.3-9. Translated into Bosnian by Nevad Kahteran as ‘Koliko Je “Kineski” Bio Kant?’, in Dialogue 1-2 (April 2005), pp.190-207.
    • ‘“The Kingdom of God is at Hand!” (Did Kant really say that?)’, History of Philosophy Quarterly 11:4 (October 1994), pp.421-437.
    • ‘Triangulating God: A Kantian Rejoinder to Perovich’, Faith and Philosophy 11:2 (April 1994), pp.302-310.
    • ‘Kant’s Theocentric Metaphysics’, Analele Universitatii Din Timisoara 4 (1992), pp.55-70.
    • ‘Does Kant Reduce Religion to Morality?’, Kant-Studien 83:2 (1992), pp.129-148.
    • ‘Kant’s “Appropriation” of Lampe’s God’, Harvard Theological Review 85:1 (January 1992), pp.85-108.
    • ‘Analysis and Synthesis in the Geometry of Logic’, Indian Philosophical Quarterly 19:1 (January 1992), pp.1-14.
    • ‘Four Perspectives on Moral Judgement: The Rational Principles of Jesus and Kant’, The Heythrop Journal 32:2 (April 1991), pp.216-232.
    • ‘Kant on Euclid: Geometry in Perspective’, Philosophia Mathematica II 5:1/2 (1990), pp.88-113.
    • ‘Personal Knowledge in Perspective: A Reply to R.T. Allen’s Questions’, Tradition and Discovery XVI.2 (Spring 1988-89), pp.22-27.
    • ‘The Syntheticity of Time: Comments on Fang’s Critique of Divine Computers’, Philosophia Mathematica II 4:2 (1989), pp.233-235.
    • ‘Kant’s Critique of Mysticism: (2) Critical Mysticism’, Philosophy & Theology 4:1 (Fall 1989), pp.67-94.
    • ‘Kant’s Critique of Mysticism: (1) The Critical Dreams’, Philosophy & Theology 3:4 (Summer 1989), pp.355-383.
    • ‘Immanuel Kant: A Christian Philosopher?’, Faith and Philosophy 6:1 (January 1989), pp.65-75.
    • ‘A Priori Knowledge in Perspective: (II) Naming, Necessity and the Analytic A Posteriori’, The Review of Metaphysics 41:2 (December 1987), pp.255-282.
    • ‘A Priori Knowledge in Perspective: (I) Mathematics, Method and Pure Intuition’, The Review of Metaphysics 41:1 (September 1987), pp.3-22.
    • ‘Kant’s Cosmogony Re-Evaluated’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 18:3 (September 1987), pp.255-269.
    • ‘Knowledge and Experience-An Examination of the Four Reflective“Perspectives” in Kant’s Critical Philosophy’, Kant-Studien 78:2 (1987), pp.170-200.
    • ‘A Kantian Critique of Polanyi’s “Post-Critical Philosophy”’, Convivium 24 (March 1987), pp.1-11.
    • ‘Is Duty Kant’s “Motive” for Moral Action?’, Ratio 28:2 (December 1986), pp.168-174. Also translated into German by Joachim Schulte as ‘Ist die Pflicht Kants “Triebfeder” des sittlichen Handelns?’, Ratio 28:2 (December 1986), pp.152-158.
    • ‘The Architectonic Form of Kant’s Copernican Logic’, Metaphilosophy 17:4 (October 1986), pp.266-288.
    • ‘Six Perspectives on the Object in Kant’s Theory of Knowledge’, Dialectica 40:2 (1986), pp.121-151.
    • ‘The Radical Unknowability of Kant’s “Thing in Itself”’, Cogito 3:2 (March 1985), pp.101-115.
    • ‘Faith as Kant’s Key to the Justification of Transcendental Reflection’, The Heythrop Journal 25:4 (October 1984), pp.442-455.
    2. Refereed/Invited Book Chapters/Conference Proceedings
    • ‘Kant on Immortality: An imaginative projection of an indefinite future’, Proceedings of the XI. Internationalen Kant-Kongresses (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2011).
    • ‘Kant’s Moral Panentheism’, in Models of God and Other Ultimate Realities, ed. Jeanine Diller (Springer, 2011). Reprinted from Philosophia 36:1 (2008), pp.17-28.
    • ‘Theocratic Friendship as the Key to Kantian Church Government’, in Proceedings of the World Congress of Philosophy (2011).
    • ‘Editor’s Introduction’, in Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy, ed. Stephen R. Palmquist (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2010), pp.3-35.
    • ‘The Unity of Architectonic Reasoning in Kant and I Ching’, in Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy, ed. Stephen R. Palmquist (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2010), pp.811-821.
    • ‘Introduction to Immanuel Kant’s Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reason’, in Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reason, tr. Werner Pluhar (Indianapolis: Hackett, forthcoming 2009), pp.xv-xlix.
    • ‘Seagull’s Song’ (a poem), in Howard Ely (ed.), Timeless Voices (Owings Mills, MD: The International Library of Poetry, 2006), p.1.
    • ‘The Philosopher as a “Secret Agent” for Peace: Taking Seriously Kant’s Revival of the “Old Question”’, in Valerio Rohden, Ricardo R. Terra and Guido A. de Almeida (eds.), Recht und Frieden in der Philosophie Kants, vol. 4 of Akten des X. Internationalen Kant-Kongresses (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2008), pp.597-608. Translated into Belorussian by Martha Ruszkowski, http://blog.1800flowers.com/ international/psap-be/ (9 Feb 2011).
    • ‘Kant y hermeneutica critica de la oracion’, in Oswaldo Plata Pineda (tr. and ed.), Cultura y Politica (Popayan, Columbia: Universidad del Cauca, 2006), pp.181-218. Spanish translation of ‘Kant’s Critical Hermeneutic of Prayer’.
    • ‘Philosophers in the Public Square: A Religious Resolution of Kant’s Conflict of the Faculties’, in Stephen R. Palmquist and Chris L. Firestone (eds.), Kant and the New Philosophy of Religion (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, January 2006), pp.230-254.
    • ‘Editors’ Introduction’ (second half), in Stephen R. Palmquist and Chris L. Firestone (eds.), Kant and the New Philosophy of Religion (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, January 2006), pp.15-30,35-39.
    • ‘Kant’s Ideal of the University as a Model for World Peace’, in Papers of International Conference on Two Hundred Years after Kant (Tehran, Iran: Allame Tabataba’i University Press, April 2005), pp.207-222.
    • ‘Kant’s Criticism of Swedenborg: Parapsychology and the Origin of the Copernican Hypothesis’, in Fiona Steinkamp (ed.), Parapsychology, Philosophy and the Mind: Essays Honoring John Beloff (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., September 2002), pp.146-178.
    • ‘Philosophy of Religion after Kant and Kierkegaard’, in D.Z. Phillips and Timothy Tessin (eds.), Kant and Kierkegaard on Religion (London: Macmillan, 2000), pp.245-262.
    • ‘What is “Tantalizing” about the “Gap” in Kant’s Philosophical System?’, in Stanley Tweyman and David A. Freeman (eds.), Studies in Early Modern Philosophy IV (Delmar, N.Y.: Caravan Books, 1997), pp.171-195.
    • ‘The Syntheticity of Time: Comments on Fang’s Critique of Divine Computers’, in J. Fang, Kant and Mathematics Today: Between epistemology and exact sciences (Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1997), pp.333-336. (Reprint from Philosophia Mathematica II 4:2 [1989].)
    • ‘Kant-Studies in the Hong Kong Philosophical Context’, in Hoke Robinson (ed.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Kant Congress, vol. I.3 (Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 1995), pp.1257-1271.
    • ‘Knowledge and Experience: An Examination of the Four Reflective “Perspectives” in Kant’s Critical Philosophy’, in R.F. Chadwick and C. Cazeaux (eds.), Immanuel Kant: Critical Assessments (London and New York: Routledge, 1992), vol. II (‘Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason’), pp.45-78. (Reprint from Kant-Studien 78:2 [1987].)
    • ‘Kant’s Theistic Solution to the Problem of Transcendental Theology’, in Rodica Croitoru (ed.), Kant and the Transcendental Problem (Bucharest: University of Bucharest Faculty of Philosophy, 1991), pp.148-178.
    3. Refereed Books
    • Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy, edited Proceedings of the Kant in Asia international conference (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2010). 844+xviii pp.
    • 哲学入门 [Zhe Xue Ru Men] (Guilin: Guangxi Normal University Press, May 2005 [second edition forthcoming, 2010]). Chinese translation by Zhai Pengxiao of The Tree of Philosophy: A course of introductory lectures for beginning students of philosophy, fourth edition (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 2000). 408+xiv pp.
    • 心理学入门 [Xin Li Xue Ru Men] (Guilin: Guangxi Normal University Press, forthcoming, 2010). Chinese translation by Zhai Pengxiao of Dreams of
    • Wholeness: A course of introductory lectures on religion, psychology and personal growth, second edition (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 2008).
    • 爱的哲学 [Ai Di Zhe Xue] (Guilin: Guangxi Normal University Press, forthcoming, 2010). Chinese translation by Zhai Pengxiao of The Waters of Love: A course of introductory lectures on love, sexuality, marriage and friendship (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 2003).
    • Kant and the New Philosophy of Religion, co-edited with Chris L. Firestone (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, January 2006). 270+xxvi pp.
    • Zhe Xue Zhi Shu (Guilin: Guangxi Normal University Press, May 2005). Chinese translation by Zhai Pengxiao of The Tree of Philosophy: A course of introductory lectures for beginning students of philosophy, fourth edition (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 2000). 408+xiv pp.
    • Fondasi Psikologi Perkembangan-Menyelami mimpi, mencapai kematangan diri (Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar, 2005). Indonesian translation by Muhammad Shodiq of Dreams of Wholeness: A course of introductory lectures on religion, psychology and personal growth (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 1997).
    • Pohon Filsafat: Teks Kuliah Pengantar Filsafat (Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar, 2002). Indonesian translation by Muhammad Shodiq of The Tree of Philosophy: A course of introductory lectures for beginning students of philosophy, fourth edition (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 2000). 558+xxiv pp.
    • Kant’s Critical Religion: Volume Two of Kant’s System of Perspectives (London: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2000). 560+xvi pp. 52 diagrams and tables. Glossary. Index.
    • Kant’s System of Perspectives: An architectonic interpretation of the Critical philosophy (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1993). 478+xii pp. 30 diagrams. 14 tables. Glossary of Technical Terms. Index.
    4. Non-Refereed Teaching Books
    • Dreams of Wholeness: A course of introductory lectures on religion, psychology and personal growth (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 2008). 293+x pp. 43 diagrams. Glossary. Index. (First edition published 1997.)
    • The Waters of Love: A course of introductory lectures on love, sexuality, marriage, and friendship (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 2003). 292+x pp. 33 diagrams. Glossary. Index.
    • The Tree of Philosophy: A course of introductory lectures for beginning students of philosophy, enlarged fourth edition with Glossary and eight new lectures (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 2000). 304+xii pp. 83 diagrams and tables. Glossary. Index. (First edition published 1992; reprinted with revisions 1993 and 1995.)
    • Four Neglected Essays by Immanuel Kant (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 1994). 121+ii pp. Includes revised translations of four Kant essays, an Introduction, original translations of two letters, and an ‘Exhaustive Bibliography of English Translations of Kant’.
    • Biblical Theocracy: A vision of the biblical foundations for a Christian political philosophy (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 1993). 193+vii pp. 4 diagrams. 2 tables. Index of Scripture References and General Index.
    5. Computerized Works for Scholarly Reference
    • Kant98 CD (Hong Kong: Philopsychy Press, 1998). A collection of electronic texts and other resources for Kant scholars.
    • Immanuel Kant’s Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone, tr. T.H. Greene and H.H. Hudson. Electronic text compiled and available on the internet from 1996.
    • A Complete Index to Kemp Smith’s Translation of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason, (HKBC Printing Press [distributed privately], 1987). 445pp. (Also published on 5.25 inch floppy diskettes as ‘Kant-Index for Kemp Smith’, Philosophy & Theology Disk Supplement, Number 3 [1989].)
    • A Complete Concordance to Kemp Smith’s Translation of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason (Oxford University Computing Service [distributed privately], 1987). Nine sheets of microfiche.
    • Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason, tr. Norman Kemp Smith. Electronic text compiled and stored in the Oxford Text Archive from 1983.
    6. Non-Refereed Articles
    • ‘Letter from Hong Kong: Where money and philosophy mix’, The Philosophers’ Magazine, Issue 41 (2nd Quarter, 2008), pp.26-28.
    • ‘The Ring of Fantasy’, The Twentieth Religion and Philosophy Society Academic Week Journal (January 2008), pp.2-6.
    • ‘Seven Sides of Silence’, Friends Bulletin (January 2008), pp.15-16.
    • ‘Articles of Interest’, co-authored with Richard Conn Henry, Journal of Scientific Exploration 21.3 (Fall 2007), pp.649-650.
    • ‘Glossary of Kant’s Technical Terms’ (and two other, related glossaries), www.TranslationDirectory.com (Sept. 2006).
    • ‘A Quaker Study on Spiritual Gifts’, FWCC Newsletter, No. 65 (Dec. 2004), pp.7-11.
    • ‘Silence as the Fulfilment of the Philosophical Quest’, Philosophy Journal XXIII (2003-04), pp.67-80.
    • ‘If bigamy is a symptom, legal polygamy may be a cure’, South China Morning Post (25 June 2002), p.14.
    • ‘Sport and religion play as team pursuits in game of life’, South China Morning Post (13 June 2002), p.14.
    • ‘The way to end violence is to stop playing the game’, South China Morning Post (28 May 2002), p.14.
    • ‘Time we quenched that thirst to find what makes us tick’, South China Morning Post (30 April 2002), p.14.
    • ‘Touch: Sexual Harassment or Sacred Healing?’, HKBU Religion and Philosophy Society Academic Week (October 1998), pp.14-23.
    • ‘Freud’s Legacy: Psychoanalysis and Sex’ (extract from Chapter 3 of Dreams of Wholeness), The Philosophers’ Magazine, Issue 3 (July-Sept. 1998), pp.58-59.
    • ‘Paul Tillich’s Political Theology’ (Chinese translation of Biblical Theocracy, pp.59-65), Excellence, Issue 9 (December 1996), pp.8-9.
    • ‘The Creation of Meaning: Epistemological Reflections on Acts of Initiation’, HKBU Religion and Philosophy Society Academic Week (November 1995), pp.12-15.
    • ‘The New Age Vision: A Fresh Perspective on Thought and Action?’, HKBC Religion and Philosophy Society Academic Week (November 1994), pp.14-16.
    • ‘The Myth of the Kingdom and the Kingdom of Myth’, HKBC Religion and Philosophy Society Academic Week (December 1993), pp.5-11.
    • ‘Studying Religion-Kantian Style’, Opening (Journal of the HKBC Religion and Philosophy Society), 2 (March 1993), pp.9-12.
    • ‘What is Philosophy?’, Chapter 1 of The Tree of Philosophy, reprinted in Opening (Journal of the HKBC Religion and Philosophy Society), 1 (September 1992), pp.6-10.
    • ‘Reversals: Meeting the Challenges of Christian Higher Education’, Tien Leung (Hong Kong Baptist College Christian Student Union publication), Number 2 (April 1992), pp.5-7.
    7. Book Reviews
    • Journal of Scientific Exploration 24.2 (Summer 2010), pp.323-327: George Lakoff and Mark Johnson, Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and Its Challenge to Western Thought (New York: Basic Books, 1999).
    • Journal of Religion 90.2 (2010), pp.49-52: Chris L. Firestone and Nathan Jacobs, In
    • Defense of Kant’s Religion (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008).
    • Kant-Studien 101.1 (2010), pp.137-141: George di Giovanni’s Freedom and Religion in Kant and His Immediate Successors: The Vocation of Humankind, 1774-1800 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005).
    • Kant-Studien 101.1 (2010), pp.127-131: Philip J. Rossi’s The Social Authority of Reason: Kant’s Critique, Radical Evil, and the Destiny of Humankind (New York: SUNY Press, 2005).
    • Kant-Studien 96.2 (2005), pp.258-260: Edward Eugene Kleist’s Judging Appearances: A Phenomenological Study of the Kantian sensus communis (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academci Publishers, 2000).
    • Kant-Studien 96.2 (2005), pp.255-257: Douglas Burnham’s An Introduction to Kant’s Critique of Judgement (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2000).
    • Journal of Scientific Exploration 18.3 (Fall 2004), pp.500-509: Paul Bishop’s Synchronicity and Intellectual Intuition in Kant, Swedenborg, and Jung (Lewiston, N.Y.: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2000).
    • Kant-Studien 94.3 (2003), pp.380-383: Alexander Kaufman’s Welfare in the Kantian State (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999).
    • Kant-Studien 94.2 (2003), pp.258-260: James Van Cleve’s Problems from Kant (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999).
    • Metapsychology 5, Issue 41 (October 2001): Manfred Kuehn’s Kant: A Biography (Cambridge: CUP, 2001). Online version at: metapsychology.mentalhelp.net/poc/ view_doc.php?type=de&id=722/.
    • The Philosophers' Web Magazine 14 (Summer 2001): Diane Morgan’s Kant Trouble: The obscurities of the enlightened (London and New York: Routledge, 2000); and Nicholas Rescher’s Kant and the Reach of Reason: Studies in Kant's theory of rational systemization (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000). Online version at: www.philosophers.co.uk/current/review_kant_hodgepodge.htm, entitled ‘A Hodgepodge of Kant’.
    • Philosophy in Review XXI.1 (February, 2001), pp.45-47: Ronald L. Hall’s The Human Embrace: The love of philosophy and the philosophy of love (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000).
    • Kant-Studien 91.3 (2000), pp.366-370: Immanuel Kant: Religion and Rational Theology, translated and edited by Allen W. Wood and George Di Giovanni (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996).
    • South China Morning Post (28 October 2000), ‘Wagnerian view has ring of the metaphysical’, in ‘Review’ Section, p.4: Bryan Magee’s Wagner and Philosophy (London: The Penguin Press, 2000).
    • DIALOGUES (October 2000): Eugene Taylor’s A Psychology of Spiritual Healing (West Chester, Penn.: Chrysalis Books, 1997).
    • Kant-Studien 91 (2000), pp.498-502: John Hare’s The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God’s Assistance (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996).
    • Kant-Studien 90 (1999), pp.239-243: Roy D. Morrison’s Science, Theology, and the Transcendental Horizon: Einstein, Kant and Tillich (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994).
    • Kant-Studien 89 (1998), pp.109-113: Regina Dell’Oro’s From Existence to the Ideal: Continuity and Development in Kant’s Theology (New York: Peter Lang, 1994).
    • Kant-Studien 89 (1998), pp.219-223: Kant: Theoretical Philosophy 1755-1770, translated and edited by David Walford and Ralf Meerbote (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992).
    • Kant-Studien 88 (1997), pp.365-370: Peter Fenves’ Raising the Tone of Philosophy: Late Essays by Immanuel Kant, Transformative Critique by Jacques Derrida (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993).
    • Kant-Studien 87 (1996), pp.118-122: Ned Wisnefski’s Our Natural Knowledge of God: A Prospect for Natural Theology after Kant and Barth (New York: Peter Lang, 1990).
    • * Kant-Studien 87 (1996), pp.369-374: Paul Guyer’s The Cambridge Companion to Kant (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992).
    • Kant-Studien 86 (1995), pp.236-240: Hubert C. Schwyzer’s The Unity of Understanding: A Study in Kantian Problems (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990).
    • Kant-Studien 86 (1995), pp.240-244: Mary Gregor’s translation of Kant’s The Metaphysics of Morals (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991).
    • Kant-Studien 86 (1995), pp.365-369: Terry Godlove’s Religion, Interpretation, and Diversity of Belief: The Framework Model from Kant to Durkheim to Davidson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989).
    • La Paz (August 1988), ‘Platitudes, not Answers’, p.4: Allan Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987).
    8. Other Creative Works
    • Nov. 2004: ‘How to Forget’, a series of twelve poems written in Iran; published on personal website.
    • May 2000: ‘The Silent Death of a Friend’, a poem published on The Poet’s Porch web site, located at: poetsporch.homestead.com/mainpage.html.
    • Apr. 2000: ‘Seagull’s Song’, a poem published on The Poet’s Porch web site, located at: poetsporch.homestead.com/mainpage.html.
    • Apr. 2000: ‘Rapt’, a poem published on the Garden of Haiku web site, located at: poetsporch.homestead.com/Haiku.html.
    • July to Nov. 1998: ‘Wisdom’s Heart’, a booklet consisting of eight new poems and eight previously written poems; published on personal website.
    • July 1998: Eight photographs published as part of an educational CD, Waters of the Earth (Przezmierowo, Poland: IMPRESJA Wydawnictwa Elektronicze SA.).
    • Dec. 1993 to Aug. 1997: Eight poems written; published on personal website.
    • June 1996 to Aug. 1997: Co-producer (with HKBU postgraduate student, Chris L. Firestone) of a 30-minute video (in Chinese) for the ‘Philosophy in Action’ Teaching Development project, available on the HKBU Arts Faculty website.
    • July 1996: ‘Is that all there is to philosophy?’, English script for the ‘Philosophy in Action’ video project (see above), written together with Mr. Chris L. Firestone.
    Conference Presentations, Academic Lectures, etc.
    • Nov. 2010: Gave a lecture entitled ‘Creativity: Its Origin and Obstacles in the Logic of Human Consciousness’ at the ‘Science of Consciousness Forum’, held at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
    • July 2010: Presented an invited paper entitled ‘Could a Kantian “True Religion” Be Grounded on the Principles of Dao De Jing?’ at a conference on Religion and Philosophy in Germany and China, held at Free University of Berlin.
    • May 2010: Presented a paper entitled ‘Kant on Immortality: An imaginative projection of an indefinite future’ at the XIth International Kant Kongress, held in Pisa, Italy.
    • July 2009: Presented a paper entitled ‘Two Kinds of Emergence in the Geometry of Logic’ at a symposium on ‘Intelligent Design & Artificial Intelligence: The Ghost in the Machine?’ sponsored by the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research, held in Pasadena, California.
    • June 2009: Presented a paper entitled ‘Kant and Jung on the Unconscious Patterning Power of the Mind’ at the international conference on ‘Toward a Science of Consciousness’, held at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
    • May 2009: Presented a paper entitled ‘The Unity of Architectonic Reasoning in Kant and I Ching’ at the international conference on ‘Kant in Asia: The Unity of Human Personhood’, held at HKBU.
    • Feb. 2009: Presented a paper entitled ‘Could Kant’s Jesus Be God?’ at the international conference on ‘Contemporary Philosophy of Religion Eastern and Western Contexts’, held at HKBU.
    • Dec. 2008: Gave a public lecture entitled ‘Kant on Grace and Moral Laziness’ at San Diego State University, in San Diego, California.
    • July 2008: Presented a paper entitled ‘Theocratic Friendship as the Key to Kantian Church Government’ at the World Congress of Philosophy, held in Seoul, Korea.
    • June 2008: Presented a paper entitled ‘Kant on Immortality: An imaginative projection of an indefinite future’ at the interdisciplinary conference on ‘Immortality, Physicalism and Death of God’, held at the University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska.
    • Jan. 2008: Philosophy of Religion Lectureship (three lectures on Kant’s philosophy of religion), sponsored by the Philosophy Department, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea.
    • Aug. 2007: Presented a paper entitled ‘The Ethics of Grace: Kant’s Perspectival Solution to the Moral Problems with Divine Assistance’ at the annual conference sponsored by Societas Ethica, on the topic ‘Philosophical Approaches to Ethics-Methods and Foundations’, held at the Swiss Hotel Management School, in Leysin, Switzerland.
    • Jun. 2007: Presented the keynote address on the topic ‘Kant’s Religious Argument for the Existence of God’ at a symposium on ‘The Position of God in Kant's Moral System’, held at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, in Birmingham, England.
    • Apr. 2007: Gave a public lecture entitled ‘Love at the Crossroads: Christ and Kant on the Great Commandment’, at Trinity International University, 19 April 2007.
    • Apr. 2007: Presented a paper, entitled ‘Kant’s Moral Panentheism’ as a member of the panel on panentheism at the ‘Models of God’ mini-conference, held in conjunction with the Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, held in San Francisco, California.
    • Nov. 2005: Presented a paper, entitled ‘Kantian Redemption: A Critical Challenge to Christian Views of Faith and Works’, at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    • Sept. 2005: Presented a paper, entitled ‘The Philosopher as a “Secret Agent” for Peace: Taking Seriously Kant’s Revival of the “Old Question”’, at the Tenth International Kant Congress, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
    • June 2005: Chaired a session for the Symposium on Environmental Ethics and Inter-Religious Dialogue, sponsored by the HKBU Centre for Applied Ethics, held in Hong Kong.
    • Nov. 2004: Presented a paper, entitled ‘Kant’s Ideal of the University as a Model for World Peace’, at the international conference, “Two Hundred Years after Kant”, organized by the Department of Philosophy, Allameh Tabatabaii University, Tehran, Iran.
    • May 2004: Gave a lecture entitled ‘Is Morality Kant’s Religion?’ to the Department of Philosophy, Peking University, on 22 May 2004. Also served as commentator for a lecture given by Professor Thomas Pogge on 20 May 2004.
    • May 2004: Presented a paper, entitled ‘Kant, Sexism, and the Ethics of Polygamy’, at the Beijing International Symposium on Kant’s Moral Philosophy in Contemporary Perspectives, organized by the Institute of Foreign Philosophy and the Department of Philosophy, Peking University, and by the Goethe Institut, Peking.
    • Dec. 2003: Participated in a public debate with Prof. Keith Yandell on the topic ‘Kant and Theology: Friend or Foe?’, held at Trinity International University, 5 December 2003.
    • Nov. 1987 to Apr. 2002: Presented the following eight papers at the monthly colloquia of the Religion & Philosophy Department at HKBU: ‘What Is Science? Freedom and Causal Systemization’ (4/02); ‘Philosophical Counseling-In a Chinese Context?’ (9/97); ‘Why Should We Pray? An examination and critique of Kant’s views on prayer’ (11/95); ‘Kantian Quarks and Quantum Causality’ (4/94); ‘Beware: The World is Coming to an End! (Did Kant really say that?)’ (2/93); ‘How Is Christian Politics Biblically Possible?’ (11/89); ‘Does Kant Reduce Religion to Morality?’ (3/89); and ‘The Logic of Using Diagrams in Teaching’ (11/87).
    • Apr. 2001: Presented a paper, entitled ‘Kant and Einstein on the Tao of Physics’, at the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion’s conference on ‘Language, Thought and Reality: East-West Perspectives’, held at University of California, Chico, 12-14 April, 2001.
    • Aug. 2000: Presented a paper written in collaboration with Adriano Palomo, entitled ‘Kant, Buddhism, and the Moral Metaphysics of Medicine’, at the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion’s conference on ‘Language, Thought and Reality: Science, Religion and Philosophy’, held in Calcutta, India, 1-4 August, 2000.
    • May 1999: Presented a paper, entitled ‘Philosophy for Children? Kant as a Foundation for Liberal Arts Education’, as an invited commentator on a paper by Loo Seng Piew, at the 1999 ASAIHL Seminar on ‘Liberal Arts Education and Socio-Economic Development in the Next Century’, sponsored by The Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning, and held at Lingnan College, Hong Kong.
    • Aug. 1998: Presented a paper with Dr. Paula Manchester, entitled ‘Kant’s Architectonic Turn as a Model for Philosophical Practice: The Philosopher as Architect, Teacher, or Friend?’, for a session sponsored by the American Society for Philosophical Counseling and Psychotherapy, held at the World Congress of Philosophy in Boston, Massachusetts.
    • May 1998: Led a series of four seminars/workshops, entitled ‘Wholeness: Text and Context’, sponsored by the Grace Institute for Religious Learning in Berkeley, California.
    • Feb. 1998: Presented an invited paper, entitled ‘Philosophy of Religion after Kant and Kierkegaard’, and served as a panelist at the annual Philosophy of Religion Conference at Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, California.
    • July 1997: Presented a paper entitled ‘Perspectives in Counseling: Kant’s Categories and Jung’s Types as Models for Philopsychic Insight’, at the Third International Conference on Philosophical Practice, held at City College in New York.
    • Sept. 1995: Gave a lecture on ‘Kant’s Philosophy of Prayer’ as the inaugural address for the 1995-96 Erasmus Society at Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California.
    • Mar. 1995: Presented a paper, ‘Kant-Studies in the Hong Kong Philosophical Context’ for the session on ‘Kant Reception in Asia’ (and served as chair for the session), at the Eighth International Kant Congress in Memphis, Tennessee.
    • Apr. 1994: Presented a paper, ‘Kantian Quarks and Quantum Causality’, for the Staff Seminar of the Hong Kong University Philosophy Department.
    • Mar. 1994: Gave a lecture on ‘How “Chinese” Was Kant?’ for the H.K. Philosophy Society.
    • June 1993: Led a weekend seminar series, entitled ‘Learning Philosophy’, sponsored by the Grace Institute for Religious Learning in Berkeley, California.
    • Dec. 1991: Presented a paper on ‘Kant’s Appropriation of Lampe’s God’ for the Staff Seminar of the Hong Kong University Philosophy Department.
    • Sept. 1991: Presented a paper on ‘Kant’s Theistic Solution to the Problem of Transcendental Theology’ at a conference on ‘Kant and the Transcendental Problem’, sponsored by the Romanian Kant Society and held at Bucharest University in Romania, 20-22 September. While in Romania, the following invitations were also accepted: (1) to lead a three-hour seminar with Professors Alan and Katherine Montefiori, on our approaches to teaching philosophy, for about 50 Baptist theological students at the University of Oradea, in Transylvania; (2) to speak on the topic ‘The Church in Hong Kong’ to over a thousand people at the Second Baptist Church in Oradea; and (3) to give a lecture on ‘A General Introduction to the Systematic Structure and Religious Significance of Kant’s Philosophy’ for the faculty members of the newly formed Department of Philosophy at the University of Timişoara.
    • June 1991: Presented a paper on ‘How is “Christian Tradition” Logically Possible?’ at a conference on ‘The Significance of Christian Tradition for Contemporary Philosophy’, sponsored by the Society of Christian Philosophers and held at Valparaiso University in Indiana.
    • May 1990: Led two of seven seminars, speaking on ‘A Biblical Philosophy of Politics’, at a conference on ‘Releasing the Oppressed’, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
    Invited Talks, Interviews, and other Professional Activities
    • Sept. 2010: Interviewed by Beverly Yau for an article on dream interpretation for Varsity magazine (November 2010).
    • Mar. 2000 to Sept. 2010: Gave introductory talks for meetings of the Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe on: ‘Receiving is better than giving’ (Fringe Branch, 9/10); ‘Can a person lie all the time? Or, how is paradox possible?’ (Fringe Branch, 4/10); “What is Money? – And should we worry about it?” (Fringe Branch, 10/08); “Can we choose to be unfree?” (Fringe Branch, 4/08); ‘The Politics of Abuse: Can abusive relationships be avoided?’ (Kowloon Branch, 4/07); ‘Can a Scientist Really Believe in God?’ (Fringe Branch, 4/07); ‘Could God Be Everything? A Critical Examination of Pantheism’ (Fringe Branch, 10/06); ‘Can Non-Religious People Live a Meaningful Life?’ (Kowloon Branch, 7/06); ‘When Should Philosophers Remain Silent?’ (Fringe Branch, 12/05); ‘The Philosopher’s Role in Perpetuating World Peace’ (Fringe Branch, 1/05); ‘Face Masks’ (Kowloon Branch, 4/03); ‘How Practical Is Kant’s View of Freedom?’ (Fringe Branch, 9/02), ‘Does It Make Sense To Talk About Nothing?’ (Kowloon Branch, 2/02), ‘Is Sexism Inevitable?’ (Kowloon Branch, 5/01), ‘Rigour vs. Insight: Two Perspectives on Philosophising’ (Kowloon Branch 3/01), ‘Hannah Arendt’s Philosophy of Work’ (Fringe Branch, 2/01), and ‘Are There Any Absolutes?’ (Kowloon Branch, 3/00).
    • July 2007: Gave a talk on ‘What does it mean to be religious?’ for the Santa Barbara Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.
    • May 2006: Participated in a panel discussion on the Da Vinci Code, moderated by Yonden Lahtoo for the Newsline programme, aired on ATV World, 28 May 2006.
    • May 2006: Interviewed by Steve Cray for an article on the Da Vinci Code, published as ‘A show of faith’, South China Morning Post May 18, 2006, p.A18.
    • Jan. 2006: Gave a guest lecture on Kant for the Contemporary Theological Currents class at HKBU.
    • Mar. 2005: Interviewed by Robin Kwong for an article on marriage in the CitySeen column of South China Morning Post, 10 March 2005.
    • Sept. 2004: Invited by Vadim Vasilyev to contribute to ‘International Kant Interview’ (comments by selected Kant scholars on Kant’s enduring legacy), published in Russian translation as 100 этюдов о Канте (Издательство: КДУ, 2005), and online at www.philos.msu.ru/community/staff/valiliev/Kant_Interview/Kant_Interview.html.
    • Feb. 2004: Interviewed by Alex Lo for an article entitled ‘For patriots, loyalty is grounded in their homeland’, in South China Morning Post, 2 March 2004.
    • Feb. 2004: Panel member for a discussion on ‘Cloning’, moderated by Hugh Chiverton and Sarah Passmore for the ‘Backchat’ program, RTHK Radio 3.
    • Dec. 2003: Guest lecturer for two sections of an Introduction to Philosophy class at Trinity International University, in Deerfield, Illinois.
    • Oct. 2003: Interviewed by Paggie Leung Pui-kie for an article in the ‘Carreer Cruising’ column, entitled ‘I wanna be a professor’, Sunday Morning Post (2 November 2003), ‘SYP’ Section, p.11.
    • Nov. 2000 to June 2003: Gave talks to branches of the Hong Kong Rotary Club on ‘Can Philosophy Be A Public Business?’ (Peninsula, 6/03) ‘The Modern Philosopher: Elite Professional or Public Servant?’ (Hong Kong North East, 3/02), ‘Can Philosophy Be A Profession?’ (Hong Kong South, 6/01), ‘Is There A Profession Called “Philosophy”?’ (Kowloon North, 11/00).
    • Feb. 2003: Interviewed by Cally Cheng for an article on silence and noise in The Young Reporter (2003).
    • Nov. 2002: Interviewed by Katie Lau for an article on Naturism entitled ‘Enjoy taking clothes off’, The Young Reporter 35.4 (January 2003), p.11.
    • Oct. 2002: Interviewed by Sonia Tung for the ‘Teen Time’ program, RTHK Radio 3,
      concerning philosophy and the Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe.
    • Apr. 2002: Interviewed by Melanie Homer on the ‘Lunchbeat’ program, RTHK Radio 3, concerning philosophy and the Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe.
    • Mar. 2002: Interviewed by Winnie Yeung for an article on the Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe entitled ‘A place to exercise your mind’, The Young Reporter 34.3 (June 2002), p.11.
    • Oct. 2001: Gave a talk on ‘The Relevance of Philosophy to Life in the 21st Century’, for the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Caspar, California.
    • May 2001: Interviewed by Kate Whitehead for an article entitled ‘Coffee and Conversation Is the Philosophy of Fun’, South China Morning Post (26 May, 2001), Education §, p.3.
    • Mar. 2001: Interviewed by Hugh Chiverton on the ‘Hong Kong Today’ program, RTHK Radio 3, concerning the Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe’s 5 March meeting.
    • Feb. 2001: Led a seminar entitled ‘A Short Course in Hermeneutics’, for the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), in Hong Kong.
    • Sept. 2000: Interviewed by Jace Au for the ‘I Love the World’ program, RTHK Radio 1, concerning the Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe.
    • July 2000: Interviewed by Hugh Chiverton on the ‘Hong Kong Today’ program, RTHK Radio 3, concerning the Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe’s 18 July meeting.
    • Apr. 1994 to May 2000: Gave six lectures (keynote speaker three times) for the annual Faith and Philosophy Conferences held at Li Po Chun United World College in Shatin, Hong Kong on the following topics: ‘Is God a Political Animal?’ (5/00); ‘Plato versus Christianity: Religious and Philosophical Reflections on Love and Friendship’ (5/99); ‘Jesus’ Philosophy vs. Cultic Faith: Two Models of Religious Politics’ (5/97); ‘What is Religious Truth?’ (5/96); ‘Do Religion and Philosophy Unite or Divide Humanity?’ (2/95); and ‘Existentialism: What does it mean to be?’ (4/94).
    • Apr. 2000: Interviewed by Dr. Peter B. Raabe for an article written for the Philosophy News Service on the relationship between philosophical counseling and philosophy cafes. The article can be accessed at: www.philosophynews.com/whip/pc/index.htm. *
    • Mar. 2000: Interviewed by Christine Woo for an article on email censorship in Ming Pao Daily.
    • Sept. 1999: Gave a lecture on ‘A Christian Philosophy of Work’ for an evening course on Christianity and Work, sponsored by Hong Kong’s Graduate Student Fellowship.
    • Apr. 1999: Gave a talk, entitled ‘Do you really want to find your true love?’, at Po Leung Kuk Vicwood K.T. Chong Sixth Form College, in Tai Kok Tsui, Hong Kong.
    • Dec. 1998: Interviewed by Charmaine Chan for an article entitled ‘What in God’s name is going on?’, South China Sunday Morning Post (3 January 1999), ‘Agenda’ section, pp.1-2.
    • June 1998: Interviewed by Alex Lo for a feature article, entitled ‘The New Age sage rage’, South China Sunday Morning Post (5 July 1998), ‘Agenda’ section, p.2.
    • Apr. 1998: Gave a talk, entitled ‘The Mystery of Dreams: Do you really want your dream to come true?’, at Po Leung Kuk Vicwood K.T. Chong Sixth Form College, in Tai Kok Tsui, Hong Kong.
    • Oct. 1997: Interviewed by telephone on ‘The Woodstock Roundtable’, a prerecorded radio program aired on Radio Station WDST, Woodstock, New York.
    • July 1997: Interviewed by telephone (live) on ‘To Free America’, a syndicated radio program aired on radio stations throughout the U.S.A.
    • Aug. 1996: Gave a talk on ‘Prospects for Hong Kong after 1997-One expat’s perspective’, for the Rotary Club in Montecito, California.
    • Aug. 1996: Gave a talk on the book, Biblical Theocracy, for members of the American Institute for Common Law in Oceanside, California.
    • July 1996: Interviewed on ‘Let’s Talk’, a program aired live on KDNO Radio, Delano, California.
    • Feb. 1996: Interviewed on the subject of dream interpretation for an article by Sharon Y.C. Liu, published in Sing Tao Evening Post.
    • June 1994: Interviewed on the subject of the afterlife and reincarnation for an article by Tsui Yuen Ming, published in Hong Kong Economic Times.
    • Feb. 1994: Led a seminar on ‘The Wisdom of Love’ at Kowloon Sam Yuk Secondary School.
    • July 1993: Interviewed on the subject of the book, Biblical Theocracy, for ‘Valley Opinion’, a program aired live on KDNO Radio, Delano, California.
    • Mar. 1993: Guest lecturer on Kant’s Philosophy of Religion for a Western Civilization class at Chinese University of Hong Kong.
    • Mar. 1992: Guest lecturer on Kant’s Critique of the Enlightenment for a Western Civilization class at Chinese University of Hong Kong.
    • Sept. 1987 to Mar. 1991: Gave numerous informal talks on various topics for groups at Hong Kong Baptist College; also adjudicated for a debate, participated in a panel discussion, and preached a sermon for the weekly Chapel meeting.
    • Dec. 1988: Gave two guest lectures on ‘Kant’s Philosophy and its Theological Implications’ for China Graduate School of Theology, Kowloon, Hong Kong.


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