Public Lectures    
 
 

2019

27 Nov

Prof. Chow Po Chung
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Freedom, Autonomy, and Political Community

Online registration

7 Nov

Prof. Lo Ping Cheung
Hong Kong Baptist University

Just War, Just Resistance, Just Policing

Online registration

31 Oct

Prof. Joseph Chan
The University of Hong Kong

When the Way does not prevail: My philosophical reflections on the current situation of Hong Kong

Online registration

2018

27 Dec

Dr. Wong Man Sing Charles
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Dr. Wong Pak Hang
Universität Hamburg, Germany

Big Data, Algorithms and Education —On the Ethical Challenges of Educational Technology

2016

4 Oct

Dr. Benedict Chan Shing Bun
Hong Kong Baptist University
A Marginal Case of Morality: Should We Eat Meat?

2015

4 Dec

Prof. Bonnie Steinbock
University of California, Berkeley

Designer Babies: Choosing Our Children's Genes

24Mar

Prof. Chen Jiaqi
Tongji University, China
「公共空間、公共意識與公德教育」

2013

4 Oct

Prof. Dennis McCann
Centre for International Business Ethics, Beijing
It isn't just for Catholics: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholic Social Ethics

2012

11 Jun

Prof. H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.
Rice University, USA
Rethinking the Four Principles of Bioethics
Abstract

20 Feb

Dr. Joseph Tham
Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University, Italy

2011

5 July

Prof. H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.
Rice University, USA

Advance Directives: Some Critical Reflections
Abstract

15 Mar

Rev. Roderick O'Brien
Australian Lawyer
Good Lawyer, Bad Lawyer: Professional Ethics in China

2 Mar

Prof. He Guanghu
Renmin University of China, China
Dragon and Dove: Nation-Statism & Christianity in Today's China
Video

2010

25 Nov

Prof. Luo Weidong
Zhejiang University, China
Moral Theory of a Classical Economist: Adam Smith Case Study
Video

15 July

Prof. H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.
Rice University, USA
Hospital Clinical Ethics Committee: What Went Right and What Went Wrong?

10 July

Prof. H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.
Rice University, USA
Health Care and the Common Good

10 Feb

Dr. Joseph Tham
Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University, Italy

2009

17 July

Prof. H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.
Rice University, USA
Why is Ethics relevant to Public Health? 

16 July

Prof. H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.
Rice University, USA;
Dr. Derrick Au
Kowloon Hospital & Hong Kong Eye Hospital, Hong Kong

Allocation of Medical Resources: What it means for Hong Kong
Abstract
2008

6 Nov

Prof. Holmes Rolston III
Colorado State University, USA

Caring for Nature: From Respect to Reverence
Abstract

17 Sep

Prof. David Solomon
Notre Dame University, USA

Can Virtue Ethics Guide Action?
Abstract

12 Jun

Prof. Lo Ping Cheung
Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong

1755里斯本大地震
──從伏爾泰、萊布尼茲、卡爾巴特談起
Video: Part1 Part2 Part3 Part4

12 Jun

Dr. William Ng
Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong

生死兩相安
──中國人生哲學與生死的安頓

12 Jun

Dr. Kwan Kai Man
Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong

史榮本(Richard Swinburne)論苦難
──理性的功能與蒼白

12 Jun

Prof. Kang Phee Seng,
Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong

苦難中的人和同苦的上帝

2007

18 Apr

Ms Anissa Wong
Permanent Secretary for the Environment/ Director of Environmental Protection, Hong Kong

Enhancing Quality of Environment in Hong Kong-Partnership and Shared Responsibilities

2006

29 Nov

Prof. Brenda Almond
University of Hull, UK

Determining Principles for Biomedical Decision-making: The Work of Advisory Bodies
Abstract

6 Nov

Prof. Brenda Almond
University of Hull, UK

Conflicting Ideologies of the Family: Is the Family just a Social Construction?
Abstract

14 Mar

Prof. Zhao Xiao
University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

信仰的價值與經濟發展
Abstract

13 Jan

Prof. Joel A. Zimbelman
California State University, USA

Ethics and HIV Testing in Hong Kong and Southern China
Abstract

13 Jan

Prof. Dennis P. McCann
Agnes Scott College, USA

Chinese Christian Businessmen’s Marketplace Ethics
Abstract

13 Jan

Prof. Stephen Cohen
University of New South Wales, Australia

The Landscape for Moral Reasoning in Business
Abstract

2005

18 Feb

Prof. Wang Jingyue
Sun Yat-Sen University, China

紫河車倫理研究
Abstract

2004

10 May

Dr Robert Song
University of Durham, UK

Our Genetic Future: Problems and Prospects
Abstract

10 May

Dr Brent Waters
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, USA

Genes and Grace: Theology and Genetic Engineering
Abstract

5 May

Prof. Robert Elliot
University of the Sunshine Coast Australia

Ethics, Communities, and Sustainability
Abstract

14 Apr

Dr. John F. Kilner
The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, USA

Ten Crucial Challenges for the Biotech Century A Christian Appraisal
Abstract

2 Apr

Dr. Howard Harris
University of South Australia Australia

Making Business Ethics a Competitive Advantage
Abstract

30 Jan

Mr. Roderick O'BRIEN
Australian lawyer

Implementing Ethical Control of Weapons: An International Initiative
Abstract

2003

23 Dec

Prof. Lu Xishen
Central South University, China

道家養德調心的意義治療智慧
Abstract

2002

6 Dec

Prof Donald Evans
University of Otago, New Zealand
Dr Neil Pickering
University of Otago, New Zealand

Genetics and Ethics
Abstract

8 Nov

Prof. Gong Qun
Renmin University of China, China

The Problem of Trust in Contemporary Chinese Business Practices
誠信與今日中國經濟的發展
Abstract

24 Apr

Prof. Daryl Koehn
University of St. Thomas, USA

Evil, Hell and the Practice of Business

22 Jan

Prof. Lu Xishen
Central South University, China

生命的大智慧 - 道家道教的養生倫理
Abstract

2001

6 Dec

Dr. Nie Jing-bao
University of Otago, New Zealand

The Forgotten Medical Atrocities: Ethical Challenges of Japanese Doctors' Human Experimentation in China 1932-1945

2000

26 Sep

Prof. Hans Kung
University of Tubingen, Germany

Global Ethic: A Challenge for the New Century
Abstract

12 May

Prof. Andrew Brennan
The University of Western Australia, Australia

Radical Environmental Philosophy and Culture Illness
Abstract

1999

20 Aug

Prof. Daryl Koehn
University of St. Thomas, USA

Is a Universal Business Ethics Possible?

2 Jun

Dr. Daniel Callahan
The Hastings Center,USA

The Goals of Medicine - How to Set Priorities?
Abstract

19 Apr

Prof. Wimal Dissanayake
Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong; University of Hawaii USA

Communication and Ethics: The Habermasian Paradigm
Abstract

5 Feb

Prof. Stephen Cohen
University of New South Wales Australia

Good Ethics is Good Business - Revisited
Abstract

29 Jan

Prof. Tony Coady
University of Melbourne, Australia

Ideals and the Moral Life
Abstract

1998

27 Nov

Dr. Robin Snell
Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Codes of Conduct in Hong Kong: Panic, Panacea or Pantomime?
Abstract

13 Oct

Dr. Neil Macdonald
McGill University, Montreal

Ethical Issues in Palliative Medicine
Abstract

7 Aug

Prof. Suzanne Weaver
Cedar Crest College, USA

Biomedical Ethics: Decisions at the End of Life
Abstract

25 Jun

Prof. H. Tristram Engelhardt
Rice University, USA

Genetic Screening and Gene Therapy Free and Informed Consent: A Contemporary Western vs. Traditional Model

27 May

Prof. Dennis McCann
Agnes Scott College, USA;
Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong (1998)

What' s Wrong with Business Ethics? The Theoretical Challenge
Abstract

24 Apr

Prof. Robert Allinson
Soka University of America, USA

The Use Of Ethics In Defining Business Economics: Ethical Values as Part of the Definition of Business Enterprise and Part of the Infrastructure of the Business Organization
Abstract

27 Mar

Dr. Peter Wheale
University of Surrey, UK

The Business of Patenting Life
Abstract

27 Feb

Dr. Joseph C.W. Chan
The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

A Confucian Perspective on Human Rights

1997

21 Nov

Mrs. Rosemary De Luca
University of Waikato, New Zealand

Assisted Human Reproduction:
The Ethical, Legal, Political and Personal Dynamic
Abstract

3 Nov

Dr. Ruiping Fan
City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

How Bioethics Saved Our Moral Integrity:
Challenges and Opportunities
Abstract

13 Oct

Prof. Patricia H. Werhane        
University of Virginia, USA

Environmentally Sustainable Business and the Rashomon Effect
Abstract

13 May

Prof. Chung-ying Cheng
University of Hawaii, USA

Must We Integrate All Ethical Theories for Application?
Abstract

18 Apr

Ms. Mak Yin-ting        
Hong Kong Journalists' Association, Hong Kong

Journalist Ethics: Is there Anything Wrong with Our Professional?
Abstract

21 Feb

Prof. Chen Ying    
Chinese Academy of Social Science, China

Recent Developments in Ethics Studies in China
中國倫理學發展現狀
Abstract

24 Jan

Dr. Peter Baehr    
Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Can Evil Ever Be "Banal' Hannah Arendt on
the Eichmann Trial
Abstract

1996

1 Oct

Prof. Fred Dallmayr
University of Notre Dame, USA

Rights versus Rites: Justice and Global Development
Abstract

26 Sep

Mr. David Lyman
Tilleke & Gibbins, Advocates and Solicitors, Thailand; Thilleke & Gibbins International Ltd., Thailand

Corruption Faced by the Business World- A Primer

14 May

Prof. Jurgen Habermas
University of Frankfurt, Germany; Northwestern University, USA; The New School, USA

Kant's Idea of Perpetual Peace: With the Benefit of Two Hundred Years' Hindsight
Abstract

19 Apr

Prof. Jerry Barrett
Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong

Paragon of Intellectual and Ethical Virtue or Despot of Deterministic and Self-Serving Authority?
Abstract

19 Jan

Prof. Kam-hon Lee
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Ethical Consideration and Business Decisions: The Chinese Case
Abstract

1995

1 Dec

Prof. H. Gene Blocker
University of Ohio, USA

The Problem of Implementation in Applied Ethics
Abstract

14 July

Prof. Robert Ginsberg  
Pennsylvania State University at Delaware, USA

Ethical Issues for Universities in the 21st Century
Abstract

12 May

Prof. Marvin Kohl
State University of New York at Fredonia, USA

The Nature of Wisdom & the Challenge of Euthanasia: A Critique of the "Argument from Nature"
Abstract

3 Apr

Prof. Thomas Bargatzky        
University of Bayreuth, Germany

Understanding Non-Western Ethics: The Transition to Christianity in 19th century Samoa
Abstract

10 Mar

Prof. Peter Koslowski
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Netherlands

Ecology and Ethics in the Economy

10 Feb

Dr. Lo Ping-cheung        
Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong

Birth Ethics in Hong Kong
Abstract

1994

25 Nov

Ms. Terry T. Lui        
The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

Administrative Ethics in Hong Kong
Abstract

21 Oct

Dr. Li Hon-lam    
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Understanding Why the Abortion Problem is Irresolvable
Abstract

6 Jun

Prof. Georges Enderla    
University of Notre Dame, USA

Ethical Challenges for International Business
Abstract

27 May

Dr. Ip Po Keung      
National Central University Taiwan

Is Profit Compatible with Morality? - Issues in Business Ethics
Abstract

15 April

Prof. Joel Zimbelman        
California State University, USA

Testing for HIV in Hong Kong: Challenges to Ethics and Public Policy
Abstract

11 Mar

Prof. Chad Hansen      
The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

Do Individual Human Rights Apply to China?
Abstract

1993

22 Mar

The Hon. Mrs. Elsie Tu
C. B. E. Legislative Councilor Hong Kong

Ethical Conflicts in a Rapidly Changing World
Abstract

16 Mar

Prof. Friedrich Gotz    
University of Tubingen, Germany

Ethics in Natural Sciences: Pros and Cons of an Ethics Memorandum at the University
Abstract

26 Feb

Prof. Harald Wagner    
University of Marburg, Germany

Christian Ethics and the Sanctity of Human Life
Abstract

8 Jan

Prof. Julia Tao Lai Po-wah
City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

The Moral Foundation of Welfare in Chinese Society
Abstract

1992

18 Dec

Prof. Anne J. Davis
University of California at San Francisco, USA

Disclosure of Information to Dying Patients: Some Problems with Western Bioethics
Abstract

27 Nov

Dr. Athena Liu    
The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

The Legal and Moral Implications of the Use of Artificial Insemination
Abstract

6 Nov

Prof. Laurence Goldstein
The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

Is the Dissemination of Pornography Harmful to Women?
Abstract

13 May

Prof. Shu-hsien Liu        
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

T'ien-jen-ho-I (Heaven-and-Humanity-in-Union): Implications for the Concept of Morality


 
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