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Dr CHAN, Ho-mun
陳浩文
BA MPhil HKU, MSc Sussex, PhD Minnesota
Associate Professor
Chan Ho-mun is Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong. His BA and MPhil are from the University of Hong Kong in philosophy, his MSc from the University of Sussex in knowledge-based systems, and his PhD in philosophy and cognitive science from the University of Minnesota. His publications have focused on comparative social and political philosophy, applied and comparative ethics, end-of-life decision making, and the problem of rationality. He is currently a Co-Vice Chairman of the Clinical Ethics Committee of the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong and chairs its Working Group on Advance Directives.
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Office: AC1-B7510
Phone: +852 3442 8906
Fax: +852 3442 0413
Email: sachm@cityu.edu.hk
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Whose decision? Whose practice? Journal of Medical Ethics, 2015 Sep; 41(9): 735-6..

"End-of-life Decision Making in Hong Kong: The Appeal of Shared Decision Making Model", in Ruiping Fan (ed.), Family-oriented Informed Consent, Dordrecht: Springer 2015, pp. 149-167 (with Doris MW Tse, KH Hung, Julian Cheuk-Ling Lai, and Chun Kit Chui)

“The Role of Philosophy in Social Policy and Research: A Case Study of Hong Kong and some other Chinese Societies”, in M. Izuhara (ed.), Handbook on East Asian Social Policy, 2013, pp. 309-33.

“Prevention vs Treatment in Hong Kong: Constrained Utilitarianism with a Chinese Character”, in Prevention vs. Treatment: Philosophical,
Empirical and Cultural Reflections
, edited by Halley S. Faust and Paul T. Menzel, November 2012, Ch. 16, pp. 363-379.

“Whose Responsibility? Marginalization of Personal Responsibility and Moral Character”, in Linda Li (ed.), Towards Responsible Government in East Asia: Trajectories, Intentions and Meanings, London & New York: Routledge, 2009.

“Long-term Care: Autonomy, Dignity, Family Integrity and Sustainability: The Hong Kong Experience”, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Vol. 32, No. 5, 2007 pp. 401-424. (with Sam Pang)

“Is there a Geography of Thought for East-West Differences? Why or Why not?”, Educational Philosophy and Theory, Vol 39, Issue 4, 2007, pp. 308-403. (with Hektor K T Yan)

“Sharing Death and Dying: Advance Directives, Autonomy and the Family” Bioethics, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2004, pp.87-103.