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PhD, University of California, Riverside (2013)
BA, Ursinus College (2004)
PHIL 122 Contemporary Moral Issues
PHIL 270 Ethics and the Environment
Chinese Philosophy, Social/Political Philosophy, Ethics, Feminism, Philosophy of Race
Confucian theory of social practices and offering a role ethics interpretation
of the Mengzi to understand how
early Confucians understood social norms and social roles, and how and
to what extent they affect our moral commitments and shape our identities.
“Confucian Role Ethics and Relational
Autonomy in Mengzi,” forthcoming in Philosophy East and West, 66:3 (2016),
“Confucian Role Ethics: A Critical
Survey,” Philosophy Compass, 11:5
“Mengzi’s Externalist Solution to the
Role Dilemma,” Asian Philosophy 25:2
“The Role Dilemma in Early Confucianism,” Frontiers of Philosophy in China, 8:3
Social Roles,” 12th Annual Midwest Conference on Chinese Thought,
University of Chicago, March 2016.
Philosophy 101: Syllabi, Assignments, and Lesson Plans for Putting Asian Texts
to Use,” American Philosophical Association – Eastern Division, Washington DC, January 2016.
“Are the Fruit of Duan of the Same Species? Mengzian Virtues as Heterogeneous” 11th
Annual Midwest Conference on Chinese Thought, North Central College, May 2015
“Is Hate Speech Free Speech?” public lecture for
the Tuesday Noon Academy, Scripps College, April 2015.
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