Professor WONG, David
PhD, Princeton University,1977; B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Special Honors in Philosophy, Macalester College,1971
David Wong (Ph.D. Princeton, 1977) is Honorary Professor in the Department of Public Policy from 1 July 2015 and concurrently the Susan Fox Beischer and George D. Beischer Professor of Philosophy at Duke University. Before he joined Duke, he was the Harry Austryn Wolfson Professor of Philosophy at Brandeis University and the John M. Findlay Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Boston University. His works include Moral Relativity (University of California Press, 1984) and Natural Moralities (Oxford University Press, 2006), and articles and chapters on ethical theory, moral psychology and early Chinese philosophy. He was interviewed on the subjects of cultural and moral relativism for the Public Television Series, "The Examined Life." He is co-editor with Kwong-loi Shun of an anthology of comparative essays on Confucianism and Western philosophy: Confucian Ethics: a Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy and Community (Cambridge University Press, 2004).