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Professor WONG, David
PhD, Princeton University,1977; B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Special Honors in Philosophy, Macalester College,1971
 
Honorary Professor
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).
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Email: d.wong@duke.edu
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"Responses to Commentators Levy, Shun, Slingerland, and Shweder". Dao 14 (2015) (April, 2015): 225-233.

"Early Confucian Philosophy and the Development of Compassion". Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 14 (2015) (April, 2015):157-194.

"Growing Virtue: The Theory and Science of Developing Compassion from a Mencian Perspective". The Philosophical Challenge from China. Ed. Brian Bruya. MIT Press, 2015. 23-58.

"On Learning What Happiness Is" Philosophical Topics: Special Issue on Happiness 41 .1 (2015 technically 2013): 81-101.

"Integrating Philosophy with Anthropology in an Approach to Morality" Anthropological Theory 14 .3 (2014) : 336-55. “The Different Faces of Love in a Good Life".  Moral Cultivation and Confucian Character: Engaging Joel J. Kupperman. Ed. Chengyang Li and Peimin Ni. SUNY Press, 2014. 97-126.

"Reconciling the Tension between Similarity and Difference in Critical Hermeneutics" The Agon of Interpretations: Essays Toward a Critical Intercultural Hermeneutics. Ed. Ming Xie. University of Toronto Press, 2014. 165-183.

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