Current Areas of Interest
(i) Personal Identity and Applied Ethics; (ii) Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art (Art and Ethics).
- 1999 – 2005: BA+MA in Philosophy, University of Pisa, IT.
- 2005 – 2009: Ph.D. in Philosophy, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, IT.
(Dissertation: Possibility and Counterfactuals: Williamson’s Theory of Modality.)
- Feb – Jun 2007: Visiting Student, University of Sheffield, UK.
- Oct 2007 – Jan 2009: Visiting Student, University of Leeds, UK.
- Part-time Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, Sep 2009 – Dec 2010;
- Research Assistant, Department of Philosophy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, Jan 2010 – Aug 2011;
- Full-time Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Yongin – Seoul, Republic of Korea, Aug 2011 – Aug 2012;
- Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, Sep 2012 – Jul 2017;
- Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, Aug 2017 – present.
- Sep – Oct 2015: Visiting Scholar at Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics (University of Oxford, UK).
- Personal Identity and Applied Ethics (London and New York: Routledge, 2018).
- Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons: An Introduction and Critical Inquiry (London and New York: Routledge, forthcoming).
Papers in referred academic journals
- Concrete Possible Worlds and Counterfactual Conditionals: Lewis vs. Williamson on Modal Knowledge, Synthese, Vol.176, 3 (2010): 345–59;
- (with Paisley Livingston) Philosophical Perspectives on Fictional Characters, New Literary History, 42, 2 (2011): 337–60;
- Functional Beauty, Architecture, and Morality, The Philosophical Quarterly, 62, 246 (2012): 128–47;
- Modal Scepticism, Unqualified Modality, and Modal Kinds, Philosophia, 40 (2012): 403–9;
- The Structure and Content of Architectural Experience, Estetika, 49, 1 (2012): 26–44;
- Fictional Objects, Non-Existence, and the Principle of Characterization, Philosophical Studies, 159, 1 (2012): 139–46;
- Ethicism and Immoral Cognitivism: Gaut vs. Kieran on Art and Morality, Journal of Aesthetic Education, 46, 3 (2012): 107–18;
- On Architecture as a Spatial Art, Nordic Journal of Aesthetics, 43 (2012);
- Functional Beauty, Perception, and Aesthetic Judgements, British Journal of Aesthetics, 53, 1 (2013): 41–53;
- Ontology, Reference, and the Qua Problem: Amie Thomasson on Existence, Axiomathes, 23, 3 (2013): 543–50;
- Modal Fictionalism, Possible Worlds, and Artificiality, Acta Analytica, 28, 4 (2013): 411–21;
- The Merited Response Argument and Artistic Categories, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 71, 3 (2013): 239–46;
- Life-extension and the Burden of Mortality: Leon Kass versus John Harris, Journal of Medical Ethics, 40 (2014): 336–40;
- Horror and Mood, American Philosophical Quarterly, 51, 1 (2014): 39–50;
- Sibley on ‘Beautiful’ and ‘Ugly’, Philosophical Papers, 43, 3 (2014): 377–404;
- Gendler on the Puzzle(s) of Imaginative Resistance, Acta Analytica, 31, 1 (2016): 1–9;
- The Definition of Religion, Super-empirical Realities, and Mathematics, Neue Zeitschrift für Systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie, 58, 1 (2016): 67–75;
- The Acquaintance Principle, Aesthetic Judgments, and Conceptual Art, Journal of Aesthetic Education 50, 1 (2016): 1–15;
- Buddhist Reductionism, Fictionalism About the Self, and Buddhist Fictionalism, Philosophy East and West, 66, 4 (2016): 1273–91;
- The Animal, the Corpse, and the Remnant-Person, Philosophical Studies, 174, 1 (2017): 205–18;
- The Early Reception of Bernard Williams’ Reduplication Argument (1956-62), Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, 99, 3 (2017): 326–45;
- The Future-Like-Ours Argument, Animalism, and Mereological Universalism, Bioethics, 32, 3 (2018): 199–204;
- Life-extending Enhancements and the Narrative Approach to Personal Identity, Journal of Medical Ethics, 44 (2018): 219–25;
- The Will to Make-Believe: Religious Fictionalism, Religious Beliefs, and the Value of Art, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 96, 3 (2018): 620-635;
- On the Study of Imaginative Resistance, Analytic Philosophy 60, 2 (2019): 164-178;
- Animalism, Abortion, and a Future Like Ours, Journal of Ethics (forthcoming);
- Personal Identity and Trivial Survival, Theoria (forthcoming).
- Aesthetic Value, Artistic Value, and Morality, in David Coady, Kimberley Brownlee, and Kasper Lipper-Rasmussen (eds.) Blackwell Companion to Applied Philosophy (Blackwell, 2016), 514–26;
- The Simplicity of the Simple Approach to Personal Identity, in Pisa Colloquium in Logic, Language and Epistemology, Vol. 3 (Pisa: ETS, 2019): 347–58;
- Introduction to Part III (Personal Identity), in my Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons: An Introduction and Critical Inquiry (forthcoming).
Bibliographies & surveys
- Art and Morality, in Duncan Pritchard (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies Online. New York: Oxford University Press (2013);
- La Critica Etica dell’Arte, Aphex, 8 (2013) [‘The Ethical Criticism of Art’].
Other (blog posts, etc)
- Imagining Being Someone Else, The Junkyard (2019).
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