Postgraduate Programme

MPHIL AND PHD PROGRAMMES 2021-22

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 2020. 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 and Associate Head of Department

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 (Joint Appointment with Department of Visual Studies)

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

Prof. ZHANG Jiji

Associate Professor

Philosophy of science, Logic, Epistemology, Artificial intelligence.

Prof. MARSHALL Dan

Assistant Professor

Metaphysics, Philosophical logic, Philosophy of science.

Prof. WAXMAN Daniel

Assistant Professor

Epistemology, Philosophy of logic and language, Metaphysics, Ethics, Political Philosophy.

Prof. BRAUER Ethan Erich

Research Assistant Professor

Logic, Philosophy of mathematics, and Metaphysics and Epistemology.

 

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 Ms Cheung Hiu-wun, Catherine (Tel: (852) 2616 7445, email: cathincheung@ln.edu.hk) or Ms Cheung Lin-ying, Vinnie (Tel: (852) 2616 7488, email: cheungly@ln.edu.hk).