LAU, Kwok-ying

Professor, Director of MA programme

BA (CUHK); Dip. d'études approfondies & Dr. Phil. (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Rm 427
39437140
kylau@cuhk.edu.hk

Brief Biography

Born in Hong Kong, BA in Philosophy, CUHK (1979) and Doctor in
Philosophy in University of Paris I Pathéon-Sorbonne (1993). Currently
Professor in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, CUHK, and Programme
Director of MA in Philosophy, Division of Philosophy, CUHK, as well as
Associate Director, Research Centre for Phenomenology and the Human
Sciences, RIH, CUHK and Associate Director, Archive for Phenomenology
and Modern Philosophy, The Department of Philosophy, CUHK. Serves also
as founding editor-in-chief of Journal of Phenomenology and the Human
Sciences, and member of the editorial committee of The Phenomenological
and Philosophical Research in China as well as Review of French
Thought. One of the editors-in-chief of the series New Edition of LAO
Sze-Kwang’s Academic Works (in 13 volumes), as well as the series LAO
Sze-Kwang’s New Works (hitherto 2 volumes published), both series
published by the Chinese University Press.

Research Interests

  1. Phenomenology
  2. Contemporary French Philosophy
  3. Postmodern Philosophy
  4. Kant’s philosophy of history and politics
  5. Chinese culture in the modern world: predicament and legacy
  6. Philosophy and Intercultural understanding

Selected Publications

  1. Towards a New Cultural Flesh: Phenomenology and Intercultural Understanding (series “Contributions to Phenomenology”). Dordrecht: Springer, forthcoming.
  2. 〈梅洛龐蒂錯解海德格?──重探《存在與時間》與胡塞爾的關係及基本存在論計劃的一些缺失〉。《現象學與人文科學》「海德格:詮釋現象學及其蛻變」專輯,第5期,即將出版。
  3. “The Flesh: From Ontological Employment to Intercultural Employment”. In Kwok-ying Lau and Chung-Chi Yu, eds., Border-Crossing: Phenomenology, Interculturality and Interdisciplinarity (series “Orbis Phaenomenologicus Perspektiven”). Würzburg: Verlag Königshausen & Neumann, forthcoming.
  4. “Chiasme du visible et de l’imaginaire: Esquisses pour une approche phénoménologique de la photographie”. Chiasmi International: Trilingual Studies Concerning Merleau-Ponty’s Thought, 14 (2012) : 491–500.
  5. “Self-transformation and the Ethical Telos: Lao Sze-Kwang, Foucault and Husserl” (Japanese translation). Journal of Innovative Ethics, 5 (2012): 1–34.
  6. 〈從形上學式的圖像心理學到圖像意識的現象學──沙特的貢獻〉。《現象學與人文科學》「沙特──存在與辯證思維」專輯,4 (2011): 81–105。
  7. 〈沙特後現代?評 Nik Farrell Fox 之 The New Sartre: Explorations in Postmodernism〉。《現象學與人文科學》 「沙特──存在與辯證思維」專輯,4 (2011): 239–263。
  8. 〈曠野心靈的牧歌──悼念李維史陀〉。《現象學與人文科學》「沙特──存在與辯證思維」專輯,4 (2011): 295–316。
  9. 〈悼念張鼎國教授──一個優雅超逸的哲學心靈〉。《現象學與人文科學》「沙特──存在與辯證思維」專輯,4 (2011): 323–327。
  10. “Patočka’s Concept of Europe: An Intercultural Consideration”. In Ivan Chvatik and Erika Abrams, eds., Jan Patocka and the Heritage of Phenomenology. Centenary Papers (1st ed.), pp. 229–244. Dordrecht: Springer-Verlag, 2011.
  11. “Four Forms of Primordial Spatiality Essential to the Understanding of Architecture: A Phenomenological Sketch”. In Yu Chung-Chi, ed., Phenomenology 2010, vol. 1: Selected Essays from Asia and Pacific: Phenomenology in Dialogue with East Asian Tradition (1st ed.), pp. 177–199. Bucharest: Zeta Books, 2010.
  12. 〈自我轉化 : 勞思光與當代西方引導性哲學〉。收入劉國英、伍至學、林碧玲編:《萬戶千門任卷舒──勞思光先生八十華誕祝壽論文集》(第1版),頁127–143。香港:中文大學出版社,2010。
  13. “Preface”. In Kwok-Ying Lau, Chan-Fai Cheung, and Tze-Wan Kwan, eds., Identity and Alterity: Phenomenology and Cultural Traditions (1st ed.), pp. ix–xii. Würzburg, Germany: Verlag Konigshausen & Neumann, 2010.
  14. “Husserl, Buddhism and the Problematic of the Crisis of European Sciences”. In Kwok-Ying Lau, Chan-Fai Cheung, and Tze-Wan Kwan, eds., Identity and Alterity: Phenomenology and Cultural Traditions (1st ed.), pp. 221–233. Würzburg, Germany: Verlag Konigshausen & Neumann, 2010.
  15. “Interplay between the Visible and the Imaginary: Notes towards a Phenomenological Approach to Photography”. In Chan-Fai Cheung, Kairos: Phenomenology and Photography (1st ed.), pp. x–xiii. Hong Kong: Edwin Cheng Foundation Asian Centre for Phenomenology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009 (paperback); Bucharest: Zeta Books, 2010 (e-version).
  16. “Patočkovo pojetí Evropy: interkulturní úvaha”. In Ivan Chvatik, ed., MyšleníJana Patočky očima dnešní fenomenologie (1st ed.), pp. 475–492. Prague: Oikoymenh, 2009.
  17. 〈梅洛龐蒂的肉身主體現象學及其哲學意涵〉。收入劉國英、張燦輝編:《修遠之路──香港中文大學哲學系六十周年系慶論文集‧同寅卷》(第1版),頁491–532。香港:中文大學出版社,2009。
  18. 〈直觀自然的遺忘:胡塞爾對現代科學的解構〉。《中央大學人文學報》,38 (2009): 1–36。
  19. “La folie de la vision: le peintre comme phénoménologue chez Merleau-Ponty”. Chiasmi International. Trilingual Studies Concerning Merleau-Ponty’s Thought, New Series, 10 (2008): 163–182.
  20. “Non-familiarity and Otherness: Derrida’s Hermeneutics of Friendship and Its Political Implications”. In Cheung Chan-Fai and Yu Chung-Chi, eds., Phenomenology 2005, 1, Selected Essays from Asia, Part 2 (1st ed.), pp. 417–440. Bucharest: Zeta Books, 2007. Also in Tze-wan Kwan, ed., Responsibility and Commitment. Eighteen Essays in Honor of Gerhold K. Becker (1st ed.), pp. 173–188. Waldkirch, Germany: Edition Gorz, 2008.
  21. “Chronicle of Phenomenological Organizations in East-Asia”. In Cheung Chan-Fai and Yu Chung-Chi, eds., Phenomenology 2005, 1, Selected Essays from Asia, Part 2 (1st ed.), pp. 779–793. Bucharest: Zeta Books, 2007.
  22. “Jan Patočka: Critical Consciousness and Non-Eurocentric Philosopher of the Phenomenological Movement”. Studia Phaenomenologica, Special Issue: Jan Patočka and the European Heritage, VII (2007): 475–492.
  23. 〈海德格是納粹主義哲學家嗎?海德格哲學的政治意涵〉。《現象學與當代哲學》, 1 (2007): 91–120。
  24. 〈視覚の狂気──メルロ=ポンティにおける現象学者としての画家〉. Japanese translation of “The Madness of Vision: the Painter as Phenomenologist in Merleau-Ponty” by伊藤周史.《思索》Shisaku (Meditations), 40 (2007): 45–79.