Postgraduate Programme

MPHIL AND PHD PROGRAMMES 2022-23

Lingnan University aspires to be an internationally recognised liberal arts university with Hong Kong characteristics. Applications are now invited for Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes commencing in November 2021. Both MPhil and PhD programmes lead to in-depth study in specific research areas. The period of study of MPhil programmes is normally two years for full-time and three years for part-time students. The period of study for PhD programmes is normally three years for full-time and five years for part-time students with a relevant master’s degree; and four years full-time or six years part-time for students without a relevant master’s degree.

The areas of research will include the following:

Aesthetics; Chinese intellectual history; Confucianism; Daoism; Epistemology; Ethics; Metaphysics; Personal identity; Philosophical logic; Philosophy of language; Philosophy of literature; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy of psychology; Philosophy of science; and Political philosophy.

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST OF ALL PHILOSOPHY STAFF

Prof. SAUCHELLI Andrea

Associate Professor and Head of Department

Modality, Aesthetics and philosophy of art, Personal identity and ethics.

Prof. ROWBOTTOM Darrell

Professor

Philosophy of science, Foundations of probability, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of education.

Prof. BAKER Derek

Associate Professor

Action theory/Moral psychology, Ethics and metaethics, Epistemology, Political philosophy, Nietzsche, Early Heidegger.

Prof. CHIU Wai-wai

Associate Professor

Daoist ethics, Pre-Qin Daoism, Pre-Qin Mohism, Pre-Qin epistemology.

Prof. DE CLERCQ Rafael

Associate Professor

Aesthetics properties, Architecture, Music perception, Criteria of identity, Presentism, Perceptual indiscriminability.

Prof. MARSHALL Dan

Associate Professor

Metaphysics, Philosophical logic, Philosophy of science.

Prof. BRADLEY Adam Lee

Assistant Professor

Philosophy of mind, Cognitive science, and the Philosophy of Psychiatry.

Prof. CHAN Wing-ching, Elton

Assistant Professor

Political Philosophy, Confucianism, Comparative Philosophy.

Prof. HAWKE Peter Michael

Assistant Professor

Epistemology, Logic, and related topics on Mind, Language and Rationality.

Prof. BRAUER Ethan Erich

Research Assistant Professor

Logic, Philosophy of mathematics, and Metaphysics and Epistemology.

Prof. FANCIULLO James

Research Assistant Professor

Metaethics and normative ethics.

Prof. SONG Fei

Research Assistant Professor

Ethics (Risk), Experimental Philosophy (Moral Decisions and Judgements in Moral Dilemmas).

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
Please visit this website “http://www.ln.edu.hk/reg/info/pgrad/admission.php” for details.

ADMISSION CRITERIA AND REQUIREMENTS
Please access this website “http://www.ln.edu.hk/reg/info/pgrad/criteria.php” for details.

For enquires, please contact Mr. Chan Yuen Ho, Aloe (Tel: (852) 2616 7445, email: aloechan@ln.edu.hk) or Ms. Cheung Hiu-wun, Catherine (Tel: (852) 2616 7488, email: cathincheung@ln.edu.hk).