The 24th Session of I·CARE Salon: Prospect of Chinese Culture: Critical Philosopher Lao Sze-Kwang


16 Mar 2023


7:00 – 9:00 pm


Lecture Theatre 2, Lee Shau Kee Building


Speaker: Prof. Lau Kwok-ying

Host: Dr. Lau Po-hei (Office of University General Education)

Biography of Speaker:

Prof. LAU Kwok-ying received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from University of Paris I. He is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He was Programme Director of M.A. in Philosophy and Head of Graduate Division of Philosophy at CUHK, Director of Edwin Cheng Foundation Asian Centre for Phenomenology, and Visiting Professor at various universities in France and Taiwan. His monographs include, among others, Phenomenology and Intercultural Understanding: Toward a New Cultural Flesh (2016) (awarded the Edwin Ballard Prize for the Best Book in Phenomenology 2019 by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, USA) and Traces of Phenomenology in France: From Sartre to Derrida (in Chinese, 2018). He is editor of Infinite Horizons: Professor Lao Sze-Kwang as Scholar and Thinker (in Chinese, 2003), Traveling at Ease Across a Thousand Schools: A Festschrift for Lao Sze-Kwang in Honour of His Eightieth Birthday (in Chinese, 2010) and several books by Professor Lao Sze-Kwang, including Lectures on Philosophy of Culture (in Chinese, 2002) and one of the editors in chief of A New Compilation of Professor Lao Sze-Kwang’s Academic Works (13 volumes, 1998-2001).


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