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About IEAS Director
Norman Y. Teng
  • Position:Distinguished Research Fellow and Director
  • TEL:+886-(02)-37897253
  • FAX:+886-(02)-27827616
  • Email:adea@gate.sinica.edu.tw
  • Assistant’s Name:Hsin-Wen Fan
  • Assistant’s Phone:+886-(02)-37897290
  • Assistant’s Email:sinwen@sinica.edu.tw
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Norman Y. Teng

BRIEF INTRODUCTION

       Previously, I spent most of my research time on the philosophy of mind and language, and cognitive linguistics. Years ago, I picked up political philosophy again, and began to rethink what sort of philosophy I should engage in, or develop, given today’s epistemic and political situation. Let me briefly summarize what I have gradually come to perceive. Taiwan is a young democracy, and has begun to face problems of value conflict

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EDUCATION

  • Ph. D. Department of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1992
  • M. A. Department of Philosophy, FuJen Catholic University, Taiwan, 1986
  • B. A. Department of Philosophy, FuJen Catholic University, Taiwan, 1984

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2020, September 17—: Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica
  • 2018, August 1—: Director, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica
  • 2014, March 3—2014, June 30: Director General of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • 2011, July 15—2014, March 2: Director General of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Science Council, Taiwan
  • 2009, January—2011, July: Convener, Philosophy Division, National Science Council, Taiwan
  • 2009, August 1—2011, June 30: Deputy Director, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica
  • 2007, March 19—2020, September 16: Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica
  • 2000, August 1—2007, March 18: Associate Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica
  • 1999, August 1—2000, July 31: Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, National Chung Cheng University
  • 1993, August 1—1999, July 31: Associate Professor, Institute of Philosophy, National Chung Cheng University
  • 2004, April—2004, May: Courtesy Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy, University of Oregon
  • 2003, August—2005, July: Research Fellow, Center for Creativity and Innovation Studies, National Chengchi University
  • 1998, August—2000, July: Research Fellow, Cognitive Science Research Center, National Chung Cheng University
  • 1992, August—1993, July: Honorary Appointment of Research Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Studies, University of California, Berkeley

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • political philosophy
  • metaphor
  • philosophy of mind and language
  • philosophy of cognitive science

ACADEMIC SERVICE

  • 2018, August 1—: editor-in-chief of EurAmerica
  • 2018, January—: member of the editorial board of Civilization Series, San Min Book Co. Ltd.
  • 2014, August 1—: member of the editorial board of National Taiwan University Philosophical Review
  • 2017, January 1—2022, December 31: member of the academic advisory committee, Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica
  • 2016, May1—: member of the project of Humanity Innovation and Social Practice, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • 2020, January 1—: Supervisor of the Taiwan Philosophical Association

AWARDS AND GRANTS

  • 2016 Distinguished Research Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • 2016-2021 A Journey into Humanities Book Writing Project, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • 2008-2011 Distinguished Scholar Research Project Award, National Science Council, Taiwan
  • 2001 Distinguished Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan
  • 2000 Distinguished Research Award, Chinese Communication Society (co-recipient with Prof. Sun, S.)

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