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  • Publish Date:2018/07/31
    Modify Date:2020/06/04
Cheng-Hung Tsai
  • Position:Research Fellow
  • TEL:+886-(02)-37897268
  • Email:chtsai917@gate.sinica.edu.tw
  • Assistant’s Name:Cheng-hsien Wu
  • Assistant’s Phone:+886-(02)-37897234
  • Assistant’s Email:chadwu@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Cheng-Hung Tsai

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, National Taiwan University, 2006
  • Dissertation: Virtue Semantics: Towards an Agent-Based Theory of Linguistic Understanding

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, 2018.8-
  • Convener, Philosophy Division, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ministry of Science and Technology, 2018.1-
  • Joseph K. Twanmoh Chair Professor, Soochow University, 2017.1-2018.7
  • Professor, Department of Philosophy, Soochow University, 2014.9-2018.7
  • Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Soochow University, 2011.3-2014.8
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Soochow University, 2007.8-2011.2
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Soochow University, 2006.9-2007.6
  • Adjunct Professor, Center for General Education, National Taiwan Normal University, 2012.9-2018.7
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Philosophy, National Taiwan University, 2007.1-2007.12
  • Editor-in-Chief, Soochow Journal of Philosophical Studies, 2011.8-2017.7

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • epistemology, virtue theory, philosophy of mind & language

AWARDS AND GRANTS

  • Outstanding Research Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2015
  • Ta-You Wu Memorial Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2013
  • Research Award for Junior Research Investigators, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 2012
  • MOST Research Grant, “Intelligent Action: The Hybrid Skill Model of Practical Wisdom”, 2014-2019
  • MOST Research Grant, “Intellectualism and Anti-Intellectualism in Epistemology”, 2010-2013
  • MOST Research Grant, “On Language of Knowledge and Knowledge of Language”, 2007-2010
  • MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology) Research Grant, “The Normativity of Language”, 2007

PUBLICATIONS

 (link to PhilPapers

Journal Articles

  • “Artificial Wisdom: A Philosophical Framework,” AI & Society, accepted, 2020. (ESCI) doionline access
  • “Phronesis and Techne: The Skill Model of Wisdom Defended,” Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2020, 98(2): 234-247. (A&HCI) doi
  • “Ethical Expertise and the Articulacy Requirement,” Synthese: An International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, 2016, 193(7): 2035-2052. (SCI; SSCI; A&HCI) doi
  • “Knowledge of Language in Action,” Philosophical Explorations: An International Journal for the Philosophy of Mind and Action, 2015, 18(1): 68-89. (A&HCI) doi
  • “The Structure of Practical Expertise,” Philosophia, 2014, 42(2): 539-554. (A&HCI) doi
  • “Techne and Understanding,” NTU Philosophical Review, 2014, 47: 39-60. (THCI Core) pdf
  • “Xunzi and Virtue Epistemology,” (in Chinese), Universitas, 2014, 41(3): 121-141. (A&HCI) pdfEng. ver
  • “The Metaepistemology of Knowing-How,” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 2011, 10(4): 541-556. (A&HCI) doi
  • “Linguistic Know-How: The Limits of Intellectualism,” Theoria, 2011, 77(1): 71-86. (A&HCI) doi  
  • “Practical Knowledge of Language,” Philosophia, 2010, 38(2): 331-341. (A&HCI) doireply to Tsai
  • “A Virtue Semantics,” South African Journal of Philosophy, 2008, 27(1): 27-39. (A&HCI) pdf
  • “On the Epistemology of Language,” The Southern Journal of Philosophy, 2006, 44(4): 677-696. (A&HCI) doi
  • “Can Knowing-How Skepticism Exist?” accepted by The Electronic Journal of Analytic Philosophy in February 2006. pdf
  • “Can, or Should, Dummett Solve the Delivery Problem?” Auslegung: A Journal of Philosophy, 2006, 28(1): 21-43. doi
  • “Dummett’s Notion of Implicit Knowledge,” Philosophical Writings, 2003, 24: 17-35. link
  • “Generalising and Normalising Quine’s Epistemology,” Philosophical Writings, 2002, 19&20: 3-21. pdf    

Book Chapters

  • “On How to Defend or Disprove the Universality Thesis,” (with Chinfa Lien) in M. Mizumoto, S. Stich, and E. McCready (eds.), Epistemology for the Rest of the World (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 2018, 267-278. doi
  • “Liao’s Moral Intuitionism” (in Chinese), in T. Hung and D. Deng (eds.), Enlightenment and Rebellion: 100 Years of Taiwanese Philosophy (Taipei: National Taiwan University Press), 2018, 155-184. 
  • “Virtue Epistemology and the Philosophy of Education” (in Chinese), in Y. Chou et al. (eds.), Philosophy of Education 2012 (Taipei: Pro-Ed), 2014, 371-386.
  • “Is Knowing-How a Species of Knowing-That?” (in Chinese), in R. Chen (ed.), The Art of Analysis (Taipei: Pro-Ed), 2009, 63-88. pdf  

Selected Presentations

  • From Artificial Intelligence to Artificial Wisdom”, presented at the HSS & AI Workshop, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, 13 April 2019. 
  • “The Idea of Intelligent Habit”, presented at the Workshop “Knowledge and Action”, Soochow University, Taipei, 19 January 2018. 
  • “AI Robots and Moral Reasoning”, presented at the Department of Philosophy, Tunghai University, Taichung, 15 January 2018. 
  • “AI Robots and Moral Reasoning”, presented at the Workshop “AI and Philosophy”, held by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taipei, 25 December 2017.
  • “How Is Moral Knowledge Possible? W. K. Liao’s Moral Foundationalism vs. Dewey’s Moral Coherentism”, presented at the monthly meeting of the Taiwan Philosophical Association, 7 September 2016. 
  • “How Is Moral Knowledge Possible? W. K. Liao’s Moral Epistemology”, presented at the Conference “The Absorption and Transformation of European and American Philosophy”, Taipei, 14 July 2016. 
  • “Virtue and Skill”, presented at the Workshop “Education and Philosophy”, Taipei, 14 May 2016. 
  • “Practical Reasoning and the Skill Model”, presented at the Workshop “Knowledge and Action”, Taipei, 20 April 2016. 
  • “The Conclusion of Practical Reasoning: Three Views”, presented at the workshop on knowledge and action, Shanghai, China, 3 November 2015. 
  • “Practical Wisdom as Expert Skill”, presented at the Workshop “Morality, Knowledge and Practical Wisdom”, Suzhou, China, 30 October 2015. 
  • “Ethical Expertise and the Articulacy Requirement”, presented at the Workshop “Knowledge, Action, and Virtue”, Shinagawa, Japan, 31 May 2015. 
  • “Ethical Expertise and the Articulacy Requirement”, presented at the Workshop “Logic and Knowledge”, Taipei, 22 November 2014. 
  • “Ethical Expertise and the Articulacy Requirement”, presented at the Annual Conference of the Taiwan Philosophical Association, Taipei, 2 November 2014. 
  • “Ethical Expertise and the Articulacy Requirement”, presented at the Workshop on Philosophy, held by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taipei, 27 September 2014. 
  • “Moral Skills”, presented at the Workshop “Virtue: Epistemic and Moral”, Taipei, 12 March 2014. 
  • “Xunzi and Virtue Epistemology”, presented at the Annual Conference of the Taiwan Philosophical Association, Hsinchu, 27 October 2013. 
  • “Xunzi and Virtue Epistemology”, presented at the 23th World Congress of Philosophy, Athens, Greece, 6 August 2013. 
  • “Techne and Understanding”, presented at the Faculty Research Workshop, Soochow University, Taipei, 10 April 2013. 
  • “Techne and Understanding”, presented at the Workshop “Virtue: Epistemic and Moral”, Soochow University, Taipei, 27 March 2013. 
  • “Virtue Epistemology and the Philosophy of Education”, presented at the Workshop “Philosophy of Education 2012”, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 24 November 2012. 
  • “Xunzi and Virtue Epistemology”, presented at the Workshop on Virtue, Taipei, 30 May 2012. 
  • “Xunzi and Virtue Epistemology”, presented at the Workshop on Philosophy, held by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taipei, 12 May 2012. 
  • “Xunzi and Virtue Epistemology”, presented at the American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting, Seattle, USA, 7 April 2012. 
  • “Knowledge of Language in Action”, presented at the Workshop “Knowledge and Logic”, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 15 January 2012. 
  • “The Metaepistemology of Knowing-How”, presented at the Workshop on Philosophy, held by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taipei, 14 May 2011. 
  • “Knowledge of Language in Action”, presented at the Annual Conference of the Taiwan Philosophical Association, Taipei, 24 October 2010. 
  • “Knowledge of Language in Action”, presented at the Faculty Research Workshop, Soochow University, Taipei, 22 May 2010. 
  • “Consciousness and Knowledge-How”, presented at the Workshop on Chinese Philosophy and Virtue Epistemology, Taipei, 13 May 2010. 
  • “Linguistic Know-How: The Limits of Intellectualism”, presented at the Workshop on Philosophy, held by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taipei, 8 May 2010. 
  • “Language and Agency”, presented at the Workshop “Body, Cognition, and Meaning IV”, Taipei, 21 November 2009. 
  • “Language and Knowledge”, presented at the Workshop “Knowledge, Virtue, and Intuition”, Taipei, 13 March 2009. 
  • “Is Knowing-How a Species of Knowing-That”, presented at the Workshop “Philosophers’ Concern with Science”, Taipei, 14 December 2008. 
  • “Normativity and Theories of Meaning”, presented at the Faculty Research Workshop, Soochow University, Taipei, 29 March 2008.  
  • “A Virtue Semantics”, presented at the Workshop “Experience and Truth IV”, Taipei, 10 November 2007. 
  • “On the Conceptualist Ontology of Language”, presented at the Workshop “Realism and Anti-Realism”, Taipei, 23 June 2007. 
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