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Dr YUNG, Lawrence Yeuk-yu
翁若愚
B.A., M.Phil. (HK), PhD (East Anglia)
Instructor I
Lawrence is Instructor in the Department of Public Policy. He completed his bachelor and master degrees in philosophy at the University of Hong Kong. He earned his doctoral degree in philosophy at the University of East Anglia. He teaches a number of GE courses and also courses related to applied ethics, public policy, social and political philosophy.
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Office: AC1-B7425
Phone: +852 3442 4890
Fax: +852 3442 0413
Email: sayung@cityu.edu.hk
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The East Asian Family-Oriented Principle and the Concept of Autonomy’ in Family-Oriented Informed Consent: East Asian and American Perspectives edited by Ruiping Fan published by Springer (Forthcoming in 2015 see http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/applied+ethics/book/978-3-319-12119-2)

‘Social Enterprises – From Poverty Alleviation to Social Inclusion and Political Participation’ in New Trends of Political Participation in Hong Kong edited by Joseph Y. S. Cheng published by City University of Hong Kong Press 2014)

‘Human Vulnerability and Bioethics’ in International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine 11(2), pp51-55, Winter 2013 (in Chinese; see English abstract at http://cae.hkbu.edu.hk/Journal/Vol11_No2.pdf)

‘Sex Discrimination’, ‘Privacy’, and ‘Family Violence’ in Social Ethics: An Introduction, Mok, Yu, & Chan (eds.) Hong Kong: Oxford University Press 2012

Applied Ethics: Everyday Substantive Moral Problems’ in Ming (ed.) 2006 Twenty Problems in Philosophy pp.157-165

Religion: The Problem of Evil’ in Ming (ed.) 2006 Twenty Problems in Philosophy pp.194-202

Can we use reason to evaluate beliefs about supernatural phenomena?’ in Tao and Yan (eds.) 2005 Meaning of Life pp.249-262)

What can evolution and genetic theories tell us about the meaning of life’ co-authored with Hektor Yan in Tao and Yan (eds.) 2005 Meaning of Life pp.301-316