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Dr YAN, Hektor King Tak
甄景德
BA HKU, PhD Lampeter
Assistant Professor
Hektor Yan got his BA degree from the University of Hong Kong in 1996. Then he went to Wales, UK, to study as a postgraduate at the University of Wales, Lampeter (in Welsh: Prifysgol Cymru, Llanbedr Pont Steffan) and he received his PhD in 2000. After returning to Hong Kong in 2001, he taught at the General Education Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also worked as a Research Fellow for the TDG project 'Enhancing Moral Reasoning and Moral Imagination in Ethics Education'
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Office: AC1-B7410
Phone: +852 3442 8923
Fax: +852 3442 0413
Email: hktyan@cityu.edu.hk
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‘Epicurus, death and grammar’, Philosophia (forthcoming).

‘Can animals sing? On birdsong, music and meaning’, Social Science Information, Volume 52, Number 2, 2013, pp. 272-286.

‘The Jewish Question revisited: Anti-Semitism and “race” in Wagner’s Parsifal’, International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music, Volume 43, Number 2, 2012, pp. 343-363.

‘Bruckner and the Third Reich: Philosophical Reflections on Taste’, Think: Philosophy for everyone, Summer 2011, Volume 10, Number 28, pp. 89-100.

Research Project: ‘“Race” in Hong Kong: Racial Categories and the Perpetuation of Racisms and Racial Discrimination’, (Funded by the College Research Committee (CRC) of the City University of Hong Kong.)