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  • Publish Date:2016/10/11
    Modify Date:2022/09/23
Hsiang-Yun Chen
  • Position:Assistant Research Fellow
  • TEL:886-2-37897263
  • Email:hsiangyun@gate.sinica.edu.tw
  • Assistant’s Name:Chia-chi Tseng
  • Assistant’s Phone:+886-2-37897240
  • Assistant’s Email:tseng63@sinica.edu.tw
Hsiang-Yun Chen

EDUCATION

  • 美國德州大學奧斯汀分校哲學博士(Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin)
  • 國立臺灣大學哲學學士(BA in Philosophy, National Taiwan University)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2016 - )
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Linguistic and Philosophy, MIT, U.S.A. (January 2020 - May 2020; September 2021 - May 2022)
  • Visiting Scholar, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris, France (August 2018 - November 2018)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Centenary College of Louisiana, U.S.A. (August 2015 - December 2015 )
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Centenary College of Louisiana, U.S.A. (January 2014 - July 2015)
  • Academia Sinica Postdoctoral Research Fellow, IEAS, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (July 2013 - December 2013)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophical Semantics
  • Analytic Feminism

ACADEMIC SERVICE

  • Committee of International Cooperation, American Philosophical Association (2022/7/1- 2025/6/30)
  • Editorial Board, Asian Journal of Philosophy (2021 - )
  • Co-founder, Eastern Hemisphere Language & Metaphysics Network (2021 - )
  • Executive Board, Taiwan Philosophical Association (2019 - present)
  • Secretary-general, Taiwan Philosophical Association (2018 - 2019)
  • Project Coordinator, IEAS (2017)

AWARDS AND GRANTS

  • Academia Sinica's Overseas Study Program for Junior Researchers– Research funds to visit MIT for a year (2020)
  • Special Outstanding Talent Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (2018-2019)
  • Mattie Allen Broyles Inaugural Year Research Chair, Centenary College of Louisiana, U.S.A. (Fall 2015)
  • Dr. Charles T. Beaird Board of Regents Endowed Professorship of Philosophy, Centenary College of Louisiana, U.S.A. (Fall 2015)
  • Dr. Charles T. Beaird Board of Regents Endowed Professorship of Philosophy, Centenary College of Louisiana, U.S.A. (Spring 2015)
  • Consortium of Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship, Centenary College of Louisiana, U.S.A. (January 2014 – July 2015)
  • Academia Sinica Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholarship (July 2013 - December 2013)
  • Taiwan Merit Scholarship, National Science Council, Taiwan (September 2005 – December 2007)

PUBLICATIONS

Dissertation

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2012). Donkey Pronouns, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas at Austin. 

Peer-reviewed Articles

Huang, Linus Ta-Lun, Chen, Hsiang-Yun, Lin, Ying-Tung, Huang, Tsung-Ren, and Hung, Tzu-Wei. (accepted). Ameliorating Algorithmic Bias, or Why Explainable AI Needs Feminist Philosophy,” Feminist Philosophy Quarterly.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun and Yen, Chun-Ping.  (2022. 9). On Elizabeth Barnes’ Metaphysics of Gender and Theory of Gender Terms,” EurAmerica(《歐美研究》), 52.3: 463-503.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2021.12). “Contextualism and the Semantics of ‘Woman’,” Ergo, 8.20: 577-597. https://doi.org/10.3998/ergo.1157

Chen,  Hsiang-Yun, Yu, Li-an, and Huang, Linus Ta-Lun. (2021.11). “To Mask or Not to Mask: Epistemic Injustice in the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology, 25.3: 503-512. https://doi.org/10.5840/techne20211123149

Chen, Hsiang-Yun (2021. 1). “On the Amelioration of 'Women',” Philosophia, 49.4: 1391-1406. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11406-020-00308-0

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2020. 7). “A Review of Recanati’s Mental Files,” NCCU Philosophical Journal(《國立政治大學哲學學報》), 44: 177-204. 

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2018. 2).“De se marking, logophoricity, and ziji,” in Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals (pp. 88-115). Edited by Kasia Jaszczolt and Minyao Huang. Oxford University Press.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2018. 2). “ A Review of Tim Crane’s The Objects of Thought," in Soochow Journal of Philosophical Studies (《東吳哲學學報》), 37: 95-103.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2017). "Intentional Identity and Coordination," in STUDIA SEMIOTYCZNE​ 31.2: 35-51. DOI: 10.26333/sts.xxxi2.03

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2017. 10). “The Real Problem of Bishop Sentences," in National Taiwan University Philosophical Review (《國立臺灣大學哲學論評》), 54: 129-162. DOI: 10.6276/NTUPR.2017.10.(54).04

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2017). “Intentional Identity Revisited," in Journal of Philosophical Ideas (Special Issue), pp.181-199. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15750/chss.65s.201708.008

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2016). “Solving the Proportion Problem: A Plea for Selectivity,” in Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Workshop of Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 13 (LENLS 13) (ISBN: 978-4-915905-78-0 C3004(JSAI)). Nov, 2016: 16-26.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2014). “Indefinites in Action,” in Communicative Action: Selected Papers of the 2013 IEAS conference, Edited by Tzu-Wei Hung. Springer. pp. 17-32.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2013). “Plan Recognition, Indefinites, and The Semantics-Pragmatics Boundary,” in Logic, Rationality, and Interaction: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8196, 2013. Edited by Davide Grossi, Olivier Roy, Huaxin Huang. Springer. pp. 41-53.

Chen, 
Hsiang-Yun. (2010). “Logophoric ziji in DRT,” in Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguis- tics (NACCL-22) and the 18th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-18). Edited by Clements, L. E. and C.-M. L. Liu, eds, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. pp.1-17.

Chen, 
Hsiang-Yun.
 (2009). “Logophoricity and ziji,” in Proceedings of the 21st North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-21). Volume 2. Edited by Yun Xiao. Smithfield, Rhode Island: Bryant University. pp. 464-481.

Conference Papers

Chen, Hsiang-Yun (2021). “The Gender Controversy and the Metaphysics of Gender”— Gendering Transformations: Feminist Knowledge Production and Trans/national Activist Engagement, webinar, October 28-31, 2021.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun (2020). “Contextualism and the Semantics of Gender”—The 8th meeting of The Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics, and Science Studies (FEMMSS), University of Waterloo, Canada, August 20-23, 2020. (The conference has been postponed until 2021 due to coronavirus.)

Chen, Hsiang-Yun (2020). “The Gender Controversy and the Metaphysics of Gender”—XVIIIth the International Association of Women Philosophers (IAPh) Symposium: Defining the Future, Rethinking the Past, Paderborn University, Germany, July 18-21, 2020. (The conference has been postponed until 2021 due to coronavirus.)

Chen, Hsiang-Yun (2019). “Fictional Names and Negative Existentials in the Mental File Framework”—The 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Exact Philosophy, York University in Toronto, Canada, May 17-19, 2019.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun (2019). “‘Women’ and Philosophical Analyses”—American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, April 17-20, 2019.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun (2019). “Politically Significant Terms and Philosophical Analyses: The Case of ‘Women’”—Meaning and Reality in Social Context, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Snica, Taiwan, January 15-16, 2019.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun (2018). “‘Women’ and Philosophical Analyses”—The 4th Conference on Contemporary Philosophy in East Asia (CCPEA 2018), National Chengchi University, August 9, 2018.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2017). “Hypothetical Thinking about Procreation: On Weinberg’s Principle of Procreative Permissibility"– IEAS Workshop on Hypothetical Thinking, IEAS, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, November 24, 2017.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2017). “Intentional Identity and Coordination”– The Fifth International Conference on Philosophy of Language and Linguistics (PhiLang 2017), University of Lodz, Poland, May 13, 2017.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2017). “Intentional Identity Revisited”– American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, Seattle, April 15, 2017. 

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2016). “Solving the Proportion Problem: A Plea for Selectivity”– The Thirteenth International Workshop of Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 13 (LENLS 13), Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan, November 14, 2016.
 
Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2015). “Generalized Intentional Identity” – Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 8 Colloquium, Newnham College, Cambridge, September 19, 2015.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2015). “Norm of Assertion and The Analogy with Game”– American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, April 3, 2015.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2015). “On Counterfactuals” (invited)– A Workshop on David Lewis’s On The Plurality of Worlds, Kyoto University, March 7, 2015.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2014). “Assertions, Conversations, and Games”– IEAS conference on Reason and Rationality, Taipei, Taiwan, August 15, 2014.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2014). “Intentional Identity Generalized” (invited)– Center for Mind, Brain, and Cognitive Evolution, Ruhr- University, Bochum, Germany, June 25, 2014.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2014). “Virtuous Speakers”– The Virtue Turn: Virtue Epistemology, Virtue Ethics, and Chinese Philosophy, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan, May 15, 2014.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2013). “Descriptions and Attitudes”– Investigating Semantics: Empirical and Philosophical Approaches, Ruhr-University Bochum, October 11, 2013.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2013). “Indefinites in Action”– IEAS conference on Action and Language, Taipei, Taiwan, September 17, 2013.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2013). “The Real Problem of Bishop Sentences”– 41st meeting of The Society For Exact Philosophy, University of Montreal, May 26, 2013.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2012). “On The Proportion Problem and Its Solution”– 40th meeting of The Society For Exact Philosophy, Ohio State University, October 12, 2012. – Georgia State University Philosophy Symposium, March 17, 2012.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2010). “De se ascription, logophoricity and ziji”– 40th Michigan Linguistic Society Meeting, Michigan State University at Flint, December 23, 2010.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2010). “Logicphoric ziji in DRT”– 22nd meeting of the North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-22), Harvard University, May 21, 2010.

Chen, Hsiang-Yun. (2009). “Logophoricity and ziji”– 21st meeting of the North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-21), Bryant University, June 6, 2009.

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