Philosophy
Liu Xiaofei
Updated: 2016-08-05


  

Liu Xiaofei, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy


Email: Liuxf@xmu.edu.cn

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Philosophy (2012), from University of Missouri, US

M.Litt in Philosophy (2005), from University of St Andrews, UK

B.A. in Law (2001), from Beijing University, China


EMPLOYMENT

2016 to present, Director of Experimental Philosophy/Philosophy Virtual Reality Laboratory, Xiamen University, China

2013 to present, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Xiamen University, China

2012 - 2013, Postdoctoral Researcher, Calvin College, US


AREAS OF RESEARCH

Moral Theory, Moral Cognition and Moral Psychology, Discrimination and Bias Study, Moral Responsibility and Free Will, Experimental Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion


COURSES TAUGHT

  1. Reasoning and Argumentation (Undergraduate)

  2. Introduction to Ethics (Undergraduate)

  3. Critical Thinking (Undergraduate, Malaysia Campus)

  4. Classics in Western Philosophy (Undergraduate, Malaysia Campus)

  5. Topics in Western Ethics (Graduate)

  6. Reading and Writing in Analytic Philosophy (Graduate)

  7. Selected Issues on China (Chinese Philosophy section, International Graduate)


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Book:

Choice, Responsibility, and Norms, forthcoming in 2017.


Articles:

  1. “A Moral Reason to Be a Mere Theist: Improving the Practical Argument,” International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 79 (2016):113-132.

  2. “No Fats, Femmes, or Asians,” Moral Philosophy and Politics 2 (2015): 255-276.

  3. “An Unbearable Lightness in Ethics: On the Limit of Naturalist Reasonism,”[Chinese] Journal of Xiamen University (Philosophy and Social Sciences) 228 (2015): 108-118.

  4. “Does Moral Responsibility Require Choice,”[Chinese] The Chinese Philosophical Trends 9 (2014): 59-66.

  5. “A Robust Defense of the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing,” Utilitas 24 (2012): 63-81.


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