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Dr. Max Deutsch is the current Department Chairperson.
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Dr. Joe Lau is the current Department Chairperson (until July 2017).
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Dr. Joe Lau is the current Department Chairperson.
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Dr. Max Deutsch is the current Department Chairperson.
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!History of the department
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Department currently has about 40 majors and 20 minors and attracts 20
to 25 new majors per year. Its undergraduate teaching spans a wide
range of fields, including knowledge and reality, mind and language,
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The Department currently has about 40 majors and 20 minors and attracts 20 to 30 new majors per year. Its undergraduate teaching spans a wide range of fields, including knowledge and reality, mind and language,
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contribution to HKU’s new Common Core Curriculum, offering over 10 courses on critical thinking, values, and Chinese philosophy.
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contribution to HKU's new Common Core Curriculum, offering over 10 courses on critical thinking, values, and Chinese philosophy.
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education.
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education. In the past few
years, the Department has made a significant commitment and
contribution to HKU’s new Common Core Curriculum, offering over 10 courses on critical thinking, values, and Chinese philosophy
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The Department of Philosophy is part of the Faculty of Arts. It has about eight members of teaching staff, teaching undergraduate students from different faculties within the University. The Department of Philosophy also offers two higher degrees by research, the M.Phil and the Ph.D, and we welcome both international and local students to apply.

After the restructuring of the Faculty of Arts in July 2006, the Department now belongs to the School of Humanities within
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Philosophy has been taught at HKU for nearly 100 years. The Philosophy Department today is a diverse and vibrant unit actively contributing to the teaching and research of the University, and it engages with both the local and global community through knowledge exchange.  It has about eight members of teaching staff, teaching undergraduate students from different faculties within the University. The Department of Philosophy also offers two higher degrees by research, the M.Phil and the Ph.D, and we welcome both international and local students to apply.

The Department has research strengths in Chinese and comparative philosophy, philosophy of mind and language, ethics and politics, and the history of European philosophy. Members of the Department have secured 5 GRF grants from the Hong Kong Government since 2007.

The
Department currently has about 40 majors and 20 minors and attracts 20
to 25 new majors per year. Its undergraduate teaching spans a wide
range of fields, including knowledge and reality, mind and language,
moral and political philosophy, and history of philosophy and covers
Western, Chinese, and comparative philosophy. The Department is also a
pioneer in online teaching, as exemplified by its popular online
introductory logic course. The undergraduate program has consistently
received high marks from external examiners. The Department has
historically played an important service role in supporting general
education
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[[StaffPH|Dr. Patrick Hawley]] is the current Department Chairperson (until end of July 2011).
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Dr. Joe Lau is the current Department Chairperson.
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[[StaffPH|Dr. Patrick Hawley]] is the current Department Chairperson (until end of 2010).
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[[StaffPH|Dr. Patrick Hawley]] is the current Department Chairperson (until end of July 2011).
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[[StaffMM|Dr. Michael Martin]] is the current Department Chairperson.
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[[StaffPH|Dr. Patrick Hawley]] is the current Department Chairperson (until end of 2010).
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Dontations towards the costs of the Main Building came from Sir Hormusjee Mody, "a Parsee [Zoroastrian] gentleman 50 years resident in Hong Kong" (Main Building Foundation Stone), together with generous contributions from "Chinese residents of Hong Kong, Canton, Macao, Saigon, Newchwang, Amoy, Penang, Waichow and Australia" (HKU Calendar, 1913/14), from Butterfield & Swire, and from the then Government of China, as well as strong support from Chang Jen Chung ("Viceroy" of Canton), the Governor of the Straits Settlements, the Governor of Macao, and the Municipal Council of Shanghai.
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Donations towards the costs of the Main Building came from Sir Hormusjee Mody, "a Parsee [Zoroastrian] gentleman 50 years resident in Hong Kong" (Main Building Foundation Stone), together with generous contributions from "Chinese residents of Hong Kong, Canton, Macao, Saigon, Newchwang, Amoy, Penang, Waichow and Australia" (HKU Calendar, 1913/14), from Butterfield & Swire, and from the then Government of China, as well as strong support from Chang Jen Chung ("Viceroy" of Canton), the Governor of the Straits Settlements, the Governor of Macao, and the Municipal Council of Shanghai.
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!About the Philosophy Department
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Thus, historically, the initiative and support for our Faculty, and for the subject of philosophy in particular, came from the Chinese community of Hong Kong. A separate Philosophy Department (of four members) existed in 1951/52. One of its members, H.T. Woo (himself a graduate of the University), taught psychology. And in 1966, the department was renamed "The Department of Philosophy and Psychology". By 1968, the department had been split into separate departments of Philosophy, and Psychology. The Philosophy Department had only two members of teaching staff, and low student enrolments threatened its continued existence. But it gathered strength during the following decade, and a Chair of Philosophy was filled for the first time in 1979 by F.C.T. Moore. In the 1980s, student enrolments increased by 300%. These days, undergraduate enrolment in philosophy reach around 1000 every year, with students coming from all the different faculties.
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Thus, historically, the initiative and support for our Faculty, and for the subject of philosophy in particular, came from the Chinese community of Hong Kong. A separate Philosophy Department (of four members) existed in 1951/52. One of its members, H.T. Woo (himself a graduate of the University), taught psychology. And in 1966, the department was renamed "The Department of Philosophy and Psychology". By 1968, the department had been split into separate departments of Philosophy, and Psychology. The Philosophy Department had only two members of teaching staff, and low student enrolments threatened its continued existence. But it gathered strength during the following decade, and a Chair of Philosophy was filled for the first time in 1979 by F.C.T. Moore.
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Dr. Michael Martin is the current Department Chairperson.
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[[StaffMM|Dr. Michael Martin]] is the current Department Chairperson.
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