TAM, Ka-hung, Thomas

Senior Lecturer

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Paris-Sorbonne
  • MA, University of Paris-Sorbonne
  • BA, University of Paris-Sorbonne
  • BA, University of Hong Kong

Areas of Interest

Continental Philosophy, Continental Aesthetics, History of Western Philosophy,

Working Experience

  • Senior Teaching Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Lingnan University


  • Tam Thomas, “The Death of Art: Bataille, Malraux, Hegel”, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, Vol.26, No.1, 2005.
  • Tam Thomas, “Bresson and the Problem of Mimesis”, Kinema, No.21, 2004.
  • Tam Thomas, “On Wonder, Appreciation, and the Tremendous in Wittgenstein’s Aesthetics”, British Journal of Aesthetics, Vol.42, no. 3, 2002.
  • Tam K. H. & C. M. Tsui (trans.), 布烈松 :《電影書寫札記》,北京 : 三聯, 2001。


Tam Thomas (in progress). “The Concept of the Expressionless in Benjamin’s Aesthetics”.

University and Community Services

  • Admission Panel Member, Philosophy Department, 2009 – present
  • Open Day Information Coordinator, Philosophy Department, 2010 – present