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CURRICULUM VITAE

Ruiping FAN

Department of Public and Social Administration

City University of Hong Kong

Tat Chee Avenue

Kowloon

HONG KONG

PHONE: (852) 2788‑7488

FAX: (852) 2788‑8926

EMAIL: safan@cityu.edu.hk

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

 

1. Bioethics & Philosophy of Medicine

2. Comparative Philosophy (Liberalism vs. Confucianism)

3. Chinese Philosophy (especially Confucianism)

AREAS OF COMPETENCE

1. Social and Political Philosophy

2. Ethical Theories

3. Critical & Creative Thinking

4. World Religions

AREAS OF INTEREST

 

1. Epistemology

2. Philosophy of Science

3. Philosophy of Social Science

EDUCATION

 

B.M. (A degree functionally equivalent to an American M.D.) Baotou College of Medicine, Baotou, China; Fall 1979 ‑ May 1984; Major‑ Medicine.

M.A. Graduate School of The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China; Fall 1984 ‑ May 1987; Major‑ Philosophy.

M.A. Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA; Fall 1992 ‑ May 1996; Major ‑ Philosophy.

Ph.D. Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA; Fall 1996 ‑ May 1999; Major ­Philosophy.

 

 

 

THESES

 

Thesis for Ph.D. in Philosophy: "Social Justice in Health Care: A Critical Appraisal," Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA.

Supervisor: H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.

Other Members of the Thesis Committee: Baruch Brody, George Sher, Gerald McKenny.

Thesis for M.A. in Philosophy: "The Models of Medicine: Philosophical Analysis", Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China.

Supervisor: Renzong Qiu.

Other Members of the Thesis Committee: Wengeng Hu, Huisun Ding, and Dajian Jing.

QUEST RESEARCH FELLOW

 

Center for Applied Ethics, Beijing University, March 2002 -

 

AWARDS AND FELLOWHIPS

 

“Wu Menchao Bei” – the Distinguished Contribution to Philosophy and Medicine Award for the 20th anniversary celebration of the journal of Medicine and Philosophy (in the Chinese language), by the Editing House of Medicine and Philosophy, Dalian, China, October, 2000.

The Malloy Graduate Award: for 1998 and 1999, The Malloy Foundation, Houston, Texas, USA.

The Humane Studies Fellowship for 1997‑1998 Academic Year, the Institute for Humane Studies, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA.

Rice University Philosophy Department Fellowship for 1992 ‑ 1996 Academic Years, Houston, Texas, USA.

RESEARCH PROJECTS AWARDED

“The Objectivity of Acupuncture: Cultural Bias and ‘Scientific’ Perspectives” (Awarded by NSF of the American Philosophical Association, USA), Principal Investigator, June 2000 – December 2001.

“The Singapore Health Care System and the Confucian Moral Perspective” (CityU Centre for Comparative Public Management and Social Policy research grant, Hong Kong), Principal Investigator, October 2000 – March 2002.

“The Principle of Informed Consent and Chinese Familialism in Health Care” [Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG) NO: 9040672, Hong Kong Research Grant Council (RGC)], Principal Investigator, 2001-2003.

“Traditional Medicines in Modern Societies: Comparative Analysis of Mainland China and Hong Kong” (CityU Small-Scale Research Grant, Project No.: 9030937; Hong Kong), Principal Investigator, July 2002 – July 2003.

AFFILIATION ‑ Current

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, September 2000 –

                                                                                

AFFILIATIONS ‑ Past

 

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, USA, August 1999 – July 2000.

Co‑Managing Editor, The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA, July 1995 ‑ July 1999.

Research Fellow, Institute of Philosophy. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China. Fall 1989 ‑ Summer 1992.

Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China, Fall 1987 ‑ Fall 1989.

TEACHING EXPERIENCES

 

Philosophy of Social Sciences (SA 3403), City University of Hong Kong, Fall 2002-

 

Practical Wisdom in Everyday Life: East & West (SA 2946), City University of Hong Kong, Fall 2002 -
Philosophy of Health, Management Society for Health Professionals, 14 March 2002.
Critical and Creative Thinking (SA 2943), City University of Hong Kong, Fall 2001 –

Values & Choices in Public Policy and Management (SA 5401), City University of Hong Kong, Spring 2001 -

Introduction to Social & Political Philosophy (SA 2401), City University of Hong Kong, Spring 2001 -

Public Policy and Ethics (SA 3402), City University of Hong Kong, Fall 2000-

     Social Philosophy (SA 3941), City University of Hong Kong, Fall 2000 -

 

Philosophy 101 ‑ Introduction to Philosophy, Grand Valley State University. Fall 1999 and Spring 2000.

Philosophy 202 ‑ Ethics in the Professions, Grand Valley State University, Fall 1999, Spring and Summer 2000.

Instructor, Religious Studies 3196 ‑ Chinese Religion and Culture, the University of Houston, Texas, USA, Spring 1999.

Course faculty, Community Medicine 418 ‑ Introduction to Clinical Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, March 1999.

Instructor, Religious Studies 3196 ‑ Asian Religions, the University of Houston, Houston. Texas. USA. Fall 1998

Instructor, Philosophy 1301 ‑ Introduction to Philosophy, North Harris College, Houston, Texas, Spring 1998.

Course faculty, Community Medicine 418 ‑ Introduction to Clinical Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. March 1998.

Group Discussion Leader, First‑year Medical Ethics Course, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, Spring 1998.

Visiting Lecturer of Medical Ethics: Beijing Medical School, Beijing, Fall 1988.

Visiting Lecturer of Medical Ethics: Beijing Medical School, Beijing, Hall 1987.

STUDENT THESIS SUPERVISION

“A study of the accountability of medical professionals in Hong Kong,” MA thesis by Chan Mei Bo, Mabel, City University of Hong Kong, 2001-2002.

“The quality of elderly life: A comparative study between the living alone and the living with families,”BA thesis by NG Yung-ming, Edmund, City University of Hong Kong, 2001-2002.

EDITORIAL POSITIONS

 

Editor, Asian Studies in Bioethics and the Philosophy of Medicine, a sub‑series within Philosophy and Medicine (a book series appearing through Kluwer Academic Publishers with over 60 volumes in print), 1996 ‑

Co‑Editor, Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (an international Chinese journal through Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers). 1998 ‑

Assistant Editor, The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (a leading international journal in the area of bioethics and the philosophy of medicine in the English language world), August 1999 –

Editorial Board, Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy, an official journal of the Association of Chinese Philosophers in America (ACPA), Global Publications, SUNY Binghamton, New York, 2001 -

Editorial Board, The Cambridge Project of A History of Medical Ethics (edited by Laurence B. McCullough and Robert B. Baker), 1998 ‑

International Connection, Newsletter for Research of Applied Ethics, National Central University, Taiwan, 1999 –

Advisory Editorial Board, Medicine and Philosophy, China, 1996 -–

Advisory Board, Chinese Bioethics Newsletter, Hong Kong Bioethics Society, Hong Kong, 1995 ‑

Editor, Chinese Sojourners in North America (a comprehensive Chinese journal in Houston, USA), 1993 ‑ 1994.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

Association of Chinese and Comparative Philosophy, USA, 2002 -

 

International Board of Advisors, Center for Studies in Culture, Ethics and Environment in Homer, Alaska, USA, 2002 -

Association of Chinese Philosophers in North America, 1996 ‑

American Philosophical Association, 1996 -–

Committee of the Philosophy of Medicine, The Chinese Society of Natural Dialectics, Beijing, China, 1987 ‑ 1992.

Committee of the Philosophy of Science, The Chinese Society of Natural Dialectics, Beijing, China, 1987 ‑ 1992.

The Chinese Association of Medical Ethics, Beijing, China, 1988 ‑ 1992.

Chinese Culture Society, Houston, Texas, 1992 ‑ 1999.

Live Oak Forum (Rice Chinese Graduate Club of Humanities), Houston, Texas, 1995 ‑ 1999.

VOLUME EDITED

 

Confucian Bioethics, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, 1999.

JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS IN ENGLISH

 

(1) "Three Levels of Problems in Cross‑Cultural Explorations of Morality: A Methodological Approach", Japanese and Western Bioethics: Studies in Moral Diversity, ed. Kazumasa Hoshino, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1996, pp. 189‑ 199.

(2) "Bioethics, Metaphysical Involvements, and Biomedical Practice", The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers; externally referred international journal), Vol. 22, No. 2, April, 1997, pp. 91‑98.

(3) "The Unjustifiability of Substantive Liberalisms and the Inevitability of Engelhardtian Procedural Liberalism", Reading Engelhardt, eds. Brendan Minogue, Gabriel Palmer‑ Fernandez and James Reagan, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1997, pp. 213‑228.

(4) ''Self-Determination vs. Family‑Determination: Two Incommensurable Principles of Autonomy", in Bioethics (UK: Blackwell Publishers; externally referred international journal), Vol. l l, No.3&4, July 1997, pp. 309‑322.

(5) "Confucian and Rawlsian Views of Justice: A Comparison", in Journal of Chinese Philosophy (USA: Dialogue Publishing Company; externally referred international journal), 24 (1997): 427‑456.

(6) "Truth Telling to the Patient: Cultural Diversity and the East Asian Perspective", in Bioethics in Asia, eds. Norio Fujiki and Darrl R. J. Macer, Eubios Ethics Institute, Japan, 1998, pp 107‑ 109.

(7) "Critical Care Ethics in Asia: Global or Local'?" in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (The Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers; externally referred international journal), 23 (6), 1998, pp. 549‑562.

 (8) "Introduction: Towards a Confucian Bioethics", in Confucian Bioethics, ed. Ruiping Fan, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1999, pp. 1‑23.

(9) “Just Health Care, the Good Life, and Confucianism”, in Confucian Bioethics, ed. Ruiping Fan, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, 1999, pp. 257‑284.

(10) “Freedom, Responsibility and Care: Hong Kong's Health Care Reform”, in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Vol. 24, No. 6, 1999, pp. 553‑568.

(11) "The Memoirs of a Pagan Sojourning in the Ruins of Christendom", in Christian Bioethics (Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers), Vol. 5, No. 3, 1999, pp. 232-237.

(12) "Can We Have a General Conception of Personhood in Bioethics?" in The Moral Status of Persons: Perspectives on Bioethics, ed. Gerhold K. Becker, Editions Rodopi B.V., Amsterdam, 2000, pp. 15-27.

(13) "Informed Consent and Truth‑Telling: The Chinese Confucian Moral Perspective", in HEC Forum: An Interprofessional Journal on Healthcare Institutions' Ethical and Legal Issues (The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers; externally referred international journal), Vol. 12, No. 1, 2000, pp. 87-95.

 (14) “Reconsidering Surrogate Decision-Making: Aristotelianism and Confucianism on Ideal Human Relations”, in Philosophy East & West 52: 3 (2002), pp. 346-372.

(15) “Moral Theories vs. Moral Perspectives: The Need for a New Strategy for Biomedical Exploration”, in Community and Society: Reflections on the (Im)possibility of Global Bioethics, ed. Julia Tao, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, 2002, pp. 369-390.

(16) “Health Care Allocation and the Confucian Tradition”, in The Examined Life - Chinese Perspectives, ed. Xinyan Jiang, the first volume of the Association of Chinese Philosophers in America (ACPA) series of “Chinese and Comparative Philosophy”, Global Publications, Binghamton, New York, 2002 (forthcoming).

(17) “Social Justice: Rawlsian or Confucian?” in Comparative Approaches to Chinese Philosophy, ed. Bo Mou, Ashgate Publishing Ltd., UK, 2002 (forthcoming).

(18) “Reconstructionist Confucianism and Bioethics: A Note on Moral Difference”, in H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. and Lisa Rasmussen (eds.), Bioethics and Moral Content: National Traditions of Health Care Morality, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2002, pp. 281-287.

(19) “Reconstructionist Confucianism and Health Care: An Asian Moral Account of Health Care Resource Allocation”, in Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 27: 6 (2002).

JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS IN CHINESE (SELECTED)

(1)"Thought Style: A Point in the Philosophy of Science", Various Knowledge, Issue 4. 1987.

(2)"Euthanasia: An Ethical Examination", Natural Dialectics, Issue 3, 1988.

(3)"The Problem of Trust in Health Care", Health, August 30, 1988.

(4)"Disease: Its Non‑Scientific Aspect", Philosophical Tendencies (China: Social Sciences Press), Issue  4, 1990.

(5)"The Concept of Disease: Value‑free or Value‑laden?" Newsletter of Natural Dialectics (China: Social Sciences Press), Issue 2, 1991.

(6)"A Right to Reproduction and the Severely Mentally Retarded", Chinese Medical Ethics (China: Shanxi People's Press), I (1992): 32‑35.

(7)"Human Values and New Medical Technologies", Philosophy and the New Developments of Science and Technology, eds. Wengeng Hu, et al., Qiu‑shi Press, Beijing, China, 1993.

(8)"Traditional Chinese Attitudes Toward the Handicapped", International Prospects of Medical Ethics, eds. Renzong Qiu, et al., Shanxi Education Press, Xian, China, 1995, pp. 103‑112.

(9)"Ethical Issues of Artificial Reproduction in China", International Prospects of Medical Ethics, eds. Renzong Qiu, et al., Shanxi Education Press, Xian, China. 1995, pp.l68‑175.

(10)"A Stone from Another Mountain Can Be Used as a Tool", Medicine and Philosophy (China: Dalian People's Press), 17 (No. 8, 1996), pp.  413‑416.

(11)"An Introduction to Libertarian Ethic", Philosophical Tendencies (China: Social Sciences Press; externally referred journal), No. 11, 1996,pp. 32‑35.

(12)"Secular Ethics and Contemporary Utopia: An Introduction to The Foundations of Bioethics", The Foundations of Bioethics, Hunan Science and Technology Press, 1996,pp. 5‑28.

(13)"General Bioethics vs. Particular Bioethics: Dialogue with Engelhardt", Medicine and Philosophy (China: Dalian People's Press), 18 (No. 8, 1997).

(14) "Forword", by Ruiping Fan, Renzong Qiu, Ping‑cheung Lo, and Zhizheng Du, Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers) I: 1 (February 1998), p. i.

(15)"'Painful' Euthanasia'', Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers) I: 1 (February 1998), pp. 1‑10.

(16)"Beyond Technological Utopia: Reevaluation of Traditional Chinese vs. Modern Western Medicine", Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers) I: 2 (May 1998), pp. 131 ‑ 146.

(17)"Human Cloning and Human Dignity: Pluralist Society and Confucian Moral Community", Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers) I: 3 (September 1998), pp. 73‑93.

(18) “Introduction: Patient Autonomy and Medical Beneficence,” Yali Cong and Ruiping Fan, Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers) II: 2 (May 1999), pp. 1‑10.

(19) “Maintaining Broadness and Exploring Depth – A Word for the 20th Anniversary of Medicine and Philosophy”, Medicine and Philosophy 21: 10 (October 2000), p. 6.

(20) “Introduction: A Challenge to Philosophy,” in the thematic issue on ‘Qigong and Human Body: Philosophical Explorations’ edited by Peimin Ni and Ruiping Fan (issue editors), Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers) III: 3 (September 2001), pp. 1-5.

(21) “Bioethics: Progress in Cross-Cultural Studies,” in the thematic issue on ‘Bioethics’ edited by Ruiping Fan and Lo Ping-cheung (issue editors), Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers) III: 4 (December 2001), pp. 1-4.

(22) “Autonomy, Beneficence, and the Family: Several Issues in Comparative Bioethics,” in Bo Mou (ed.), Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophies (Beijing: The Commercial Press, 2002), pp. 237-263.

BOOKS TRANSLATED

 

(1) The Heart of Man, by Eric Fromm, translated into Chinese by Ruiping Fan, Bin Mou and Chunchen Sun, Fujie People's Press, Fuzhou, China 1987.

(2) The Logic and Limit of Trust, by Bernard Barber, translated into Chinese by Ruiping Fan, Bin Mou and Hong Li, Fujie People's Press, Fuzhou, China, 1989.

(3) Science and Scepticism, by John Watkins, translated into Chinese by Renzong Qiu and Ruiping Fan, Shanghai Press of Translation, Shanghai, China, 1991.

(4) The Foundations of Bioethics, by H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., translated into Chinese by Ruiping Fan, Hunan Science and Technology Press, Changsha, China, 1996.

GUEST EDITING

 

(1) "Contemporary Western Bioethics", edited by Ruiping Fan (guest editor), a special section in The Philosophical Problems of Natural Sciences (Chinese), Chinese Social Sciences Press, Beijing, China, 1991, pp. 245‑305.

(2) "Contemporary Western Philosophy of Medicine", edited by Renzong Qiu, Ruiping Fan, and Ju Zhang (guest editors), a special issue of Medicine and Philosophy (Chinese), December, 1996.

(3) "Bioethics, Metaphysical Involvements, and Biomedical Practice", edited by Ruiping Fan (guest editor), a special issue of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Vol. 22, No. 2, April, 1997.

(4) "Euthanasia", edited by Ruiping Fan (issue editor), a thematic issue of Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine, Vol.l, No.l, February, 1998.

(5) "Critical Care Ethics in Asia: Global or Local'?" edited by Ruiping Fan (issue editor), a thematic issue of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Vol.23, No.6, 1998.

(6) “Patient Autonomy and Medical Beneficence,” edited by Yali Cong and Ruiping Fan (issue editors), Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers; externally referred international journal in Chinese), 2 (No.2, May 1999).

(7) "Freedom, Responsibility and Care: Hong Kong's Health Care Reform", edited by Ruiping Fan, a thematic issue of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Vol.24, No.6, 1999.

(8) “Qigong and Human Body: Philosophical Explorations,” edited by Peimin Ni and Ruiping Fan (issue editors), Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers), III: 3 (September 2001).

(9) “Bioethics” edited by Ruiping Fan and Lo Ping-cheung (issue editors), Chinese and International Philosophy of Medicine (The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger Publishers) III: 4 (December 2001), pp. 1-4.

FORUM ORGANIZED

 

"Ethics and Policy Choice in Healthcare Financing", a public forum organized by Chan Ho Mun (with City University of Hong Kong), Ruiping Fan (with The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy), and Ko Wing Man (with Hong Kong Hospital Authority), Hong Kong, May 29, 1999, with Closing Remarks by Ruiping Fan.

INVITED PRIESTIGIOUS SPEECHES OR LECTURES

(1) "The Traditional Chinese Concept of Disease", a lecture presented at Baylor College of Medicine, 12‑1 P.M., April 8, 1997, invited by Society for the History of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

(2) "Postmodern Reflections on Applied Ethics", a lecture presented at the Institute of Philosophy, National Central University, Chungli, Taiwan, 10-12 A.M., June 20, 1997.

(3) "How Bioethics Saved Our Moral Integrity: Challenges and Opportunities", a lecture presented at the Centre for Applied Ethics of Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, November 3, 1997.

(4) “Egalitarianism and Health Care,” guest speech at Department of Philosophy, Linnan University, Hong Kong, April 18, 2001.

(5) “Bioethics in Chinese and Western Cultures,” guest speech at Center for Applied Ethics, Beijing University, Beijing, March 28, 2002.

(6) “Modern Western Science as a Standard for Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Critical Appraisal,” lecture at the Ninth Annual Thomas A. Pitts Memorial Lectureship, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, September 13, 2002.

INVITED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

(1) "Individual Freedom and Artificial Reproduction in China", presented at the First International Conference on "Future of Medicine: Eastern and Western Perspectives", Bad Homburg, Germany, March 23, 1989.

(2) "Different Attitudes Toward the Handicapped in Traditional Chinese Culture", presented at the Second International Conference on "Future of Medicine: Eastern and Western Perspectives", Washington. D.C., September 12, 1990.

(3) "Toward a Confucian Bioethics: Why It Requires a Free Market of Healthcare Allocation", presented at East Asian Conference on Bioethics, Beijing, China, November 4. 1995.

(4) "The East Asian Principle of Autonomy", presented at III World Congress of Bioethics, San Francisco, California. November 24, 1996.

(5) "Confucian and Rawlsian Perspectives over Justice: A Comparison", presented at American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Group Meeting Program, Atlanta, Georgia, December 28, 1996.

(6) ''Truth Telling to the Patient: Cultural Diversity and the East Asian Perspective", Presented at the UNESCO Conference on Bioethics, Kobe, Japan, November 5, 1997.

(7) "Asian Bioethics: What Is Its Nature'?" Presented at the Panel discussion on "Asian Bioethics", Taiwan International Conference on Bioethics, Chongli, Taiwan, June 17, 1998.

(8) "Genetic Intervention and the Confucian Tradition", Presented at Taiwan International Conference on Bioethics, Chiayi, Taiwan, June 18, 1998.

(9) "The Spirit of Religion and Mystic Experience", Presented at Beijing University Alumni in Houston, Texas, November 21, 1998.

(10) "Commentary on Chen's 'Moral Reason and Feeling: A Humean Turn, a Kantian Turn, and a Confucian Outcome"', presented at American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Group Meeting Program, Washington D.C., December 28, 1998.

(11) "Confucianism and Aristotelianism on Human Relations: Comparative Studies as a Key to Rethinking Surrogate Decision Making', presented at the Philosophy Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, May 19, 1999.

(12) "Contemporary Bioethics: A Survey", presented at the Humanities Group Meeting of Shengzhen University, Shengzhen, China, May 22, 1999.

(13) "Bioethical Theories vs. Perspectives: Need for a New Strategy for Bioethical Exploration", presented at the International Conference on Bioethics ('Individual, Community, and Society: Bioethics in the Third Millennium') at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, May 25, 1999.

(14) "Contemporary Bioethics in the United States", presented at Shanghai Association of Medical Ethics, the Ninth Teaching Hospital of Shanghai Second Medical University, May 31, 1999.

(15) “Health Care Allocation and the Confucian Tradition”, presented at the Second International Conference of Bioethics, National Central University, Chungli, Taiwan, June 26, 2000.

(16) “Everyday Bioethics and the Confucian Principle of Filial Piety”, presented at the Third Medical Ethics Conference, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, June 28, 2000.

(17) “Malpractice in Medicine: What Can We Learn from American Experiences?”  presented at Bamen Administration of Health, Linhen, Inner Mongolia, July 27, 2000.

(18) “How Should Physicians Treat Patients?  American Experiences,” presented City Hospital of Linhe, Inner Mongolia, August 15, 2000.

(19) “The Principle of Informed Consent and Chinese Culture,” presented at the First Teaching Hospital of Baotou College of Medicine, Baotou, Inner Mongolia, August 18, 2000.

(20) “Conducting Bioethical Studies with Chinese Ethical Characteristics,” presented at Dalian International Center for Humanities, Medicine, and Society, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, December 9, 2000.

(21) “If History does not End at Liberal Democracy, What can a Confucian Democracy Offer?” presented at Department of Public & Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, December 11, 2000.

(22) “The Confucian Principle of Harmony and Self-Care,” presented at the 32nd International Hospital Federation Congress, Hong Kong, May 17, 2001.

(23) “Commentary on Lo Pingchueng’s ‘How Can We Know Morality without Knowing Religion?’” presented at the ‘Relations between Religion and Morality’ conference at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, June 27, 2001.

(24) “Fair Equality of Opportunity or the Autonomy of the Family?” invited presentation at the ‘Philosophy and Globalisation’ conference at Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, July 2, 2001.

(25) “Bioethics: Globalization, Communization, or Regionalization?” presented at ‘Global vs. Regional Bioethics: An Exploration of the Possibility for Moral Diversity in Health Care’ colloquium, Houston, USA, October 5, 2001.

(26) “Is Confucian Family-Oriented Civil Society Possible?” presented at the international conference entitled ‘Social Networks and Civil Society: A Comparative Approach’ (April 1-4, 2002), City University of Hong Kong, April 2, 2002.

(27) “The Ethics of Human Embryonic Stem Cells Research and the Interests of the Family” presented at the “Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Human Pluri-Potent Stem Cells Experimentations” conference (June 24-28), Chungli, Taiwan, June 25, 2002.

(28) “Social Impacts on Human Stem Cells Research,” panellist at the “Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Human Pluri-Potent Stem Cells Experimentations” conference (June 24-28), Chungli, Taiwan, June 27, 2002.

 

INVITED PARTICIPATIONS

 

Liberty Fund Colloquium "Authority, Tradition, and Liberty", Houston, Texas, February 5‑8, 1998 (Participation was limited to 18 individuals).

Liberty Fund Colloquium "Responsibility, Freedom, and Fellowship", Houston, Texas, June 5‑8, 1997 (Participation was limited to 18 individuals).

The IHS Summer Seminar on "The First Amendment and Beyond", Wellesley, Massachusetts, July 20‑26, 1996.

Liberty Fund Colloquium "Community, Society, and State", Houston, Texas, July 20‑23, 1995 (Participation was limited to 18 individuals).

Liberty Fund Colloquium "Global vs. Regional Bioethics: An Exploration of the Possibility for Moral Diversity in Health Care", Houston, Texas, October 4-7, 2001 (Participation was limited to 12 individuals).

MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES (SELECTED)

(1)"A Useless Mind for Half Century, An Untrue Dream at Midnight" (Yixuanxuan Banshixin, Dangyouyou Sangenmen), nom de plume: Xin Shi, Chinese Sojourners in North America, No. 17 (October 1993), pp. 1‑3.

(2)"Chinese: Early Comers vs. Late Comers" (Zhongguoren: Xianlanzhe yu Houlanzhe), nom de plume: Yi Ping, Chinese Sojourners in North America, No. 17 (October 1993), pp. 7‑8.

(3)"Why to Read?" (Weishemo Yao Dushu?), nom de plume: Ai Chuan, Chinese Sojourners in North America, No. 17 (October 1993), pp. 20‑21.

(4)"Flood and Mass" (Dashui Yu Dazhong), nom de plume: Cun Yan, Chinese Sojourners in North America, No. 17 (October 1993), pp. 22‑23.

(5)"Green Card Is Bland Card in Fact" (Luka Yuanlan Shi Baika), nom de plume: Er Ping, Chinese Sojourners in North America, No. 17 (October 1993), p. 24.

(6)"Introduction: An Ordinary Song at a Common Place" (Denghuo Lansanchu, Pingchang Yiduange), Chinese Sojourners in North America, No. 18 (February 1994), p.i.

(7)"My View on Maomao's Father Deng Xiaoping" (Wo Kan Maomao de Fuqin Deng Xiaoping), nom de plume: Zhang Jianzhuo, Chinese Sojourners in North America, No. 18 (February 1994), pp. 4‑7.

(8)"1ntroduction: Grandma and Granddaughter" (Laozhumu Yu Sunnuer), Chinese Sojourners in North America, No. 19 (August 1994), p.i.

(9)"1ntellectuals and Historical Consciousness" (Zhishi Fengzi yu Lishi Yishi), nom de plume: Ai Chuan, Chinese Sojourners in North America, No. 19 (August 1994), pp. 3‑8.

(10)"Real Nature, Yuppie, Hippie, and Idealism" (Zhenxingqin, Yuppi, Hippi, Lixiangzhuyi), nom de plume: Ai Chuan, Chinese Sojourners in North America, No. 19 (November 1995), pp. 31‑33.

(11) "The 'Sin' of Computer" (Diannao de 'Zuiguo'), nom de plume: Ai Chuan, Views on the United States by 72 Eyes, eds. Chen Yanni and Lao Lu, Anhui Literature Press, Hefei, 1998, pp. 204‑208.

(12) "A Texan ‘Slaver’ " (Dekesasi 'Nulizhu'), nom de plume: Ai Chuan, Views on the United States by 72 Eyes, eds. Chen Yanni and Lao Lu, Anhui Literature Press, Hefei, 1998, pp. 220‑224.

(13) "The Colours of American Companies" (Meiguo Gongsi de Yanse), nom de plume: Ai Chuan, Views on the United States by 72 Eyes, eds. Chen Yanni and Lao Lu, Anhui Literature Press, Hefei, 1998, pp. 338‑345.

(14) “Confucian Familism and the Dilemma in Human Embryonic Research” (Rujia Qunti Yishi yu Peitai Yanjiu Daode Kunjin), in Lianhebao (United), Sunday edition, 23 June 2002.