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Dr. CHAN Benedict Shing Bun

Dr. CHAN Benedict Shing Bun

Director of Centre for Applied Ethics; Associate Professor, Department of Religion and Philosophy

Phone number3411-7290
ORCID number0000-0002-5884-4594



PhD, Philosophy, University of Maryland, College Park

MA, Philosophy, University of Maryland, College Park

BS, Economics and Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Research area(s):

Social & Political Philosophy; Applied Ethics & Moral Philosophy; Comparative Philosophy (Chinese and Western)

Teaching area(s):

Contemporary Moral Issues; Philosophy of Human Rights; Political Philosophy: East and West

Taught previously at:

Tulane University
Hang Seng Management College

Selected output(s):

1. Chan, Benedict S. B. (2019). Enhanced Interrogation, Consequential Evaluation, and Human Rights to Health. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 16(3), 455-461. 
2. Chan, Benedict S. B. (2019). A Preliminary Consequential Evaluation of the Roles of Cultures in Human Rights Debates. Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions, 8(1), 163-182. 
3. Chan, Benedict S. B. (2019). East Asia: Challenges to Political Rights. In Jay Drydyk & Lori Keleher (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Development Ethics (pp. 382-386). New York: Routledge.
4. Chan, Benedict S. B. (2015). Animal Ethics, International Animal Protection and Confucianism. Global Policy, 6(2), 172-175. 
5. Chan, Benedict S. B. (2014). A Human Rights Debate on Physical Security, Political Liberty, and the Confucian Tradition. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy, 13(4), 567-588. 

Current project(s):

1. Philosophical Investigation of the Ethics of Human Rights
2. Confucian Animal Ethics and Its Practical Application
3. Moral Issues of Public Health and Technology

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