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  • Publish Date:2020/02/01
    Modify Date:2023/09/27
Hung-Ju Chen
  • Position:Assistant Research Fellow
  • Email:marxchen@gate.sinica.edu.tw
  • Assistant’s Name:Liting Chao
  • Assistant’s Phone:+886-2-37897208
  • Assistant’s Email:as0190325@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Hung-Ju Chen


  • S.J.D., Georgetown University (2011/08-2017/05)
  • LL.M., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign( 2010/08-2011/05)
  • LL.M., National Taiwan University(2003/08-2007/07)
  • LL.B., Shih-Hsin University(1999/08-2003/07)


  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica(2020/02-)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for General Education, National Tsing Hua University(2020/02-2020/07;2020/08-2021/01;2021/02-2021/07;2021/08-2022/01;2022/02-2022/07;2022/08-2023/01;2023/02-2023/07;2023/08-2024/01)
  • Assistant Professor, Center for General Education, National Tsing Hua University(2019/02-2020/01)
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher, Academic Sinica(2017/07-2019/01)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Shin-Hsin University(2018/03-2018/07)
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Shin-Hsin University(2008/08-2010/07、2014/08-2015/07、2018/03-2018/07)


  • Jurisprudence
  • Political Philosophy
  • Theories of Constitutional Interpretation
  • Fundamental Theories of Contract Law
  • AI and Law


  • Executive Committee Member, Library of Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica (2023/01-)
  • Head of Computing Office, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica (2022/01-)
  • Project Coordinator, “Language, Cognition, and Society: Trends in Contemporary Western Philosophy,” Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica(2021/01- 2023/01)
  • Director, Taiwan Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy- IVR Taiwan Section(2021/04-)
  • Secretary General, Taiwan Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy- IVR Taiwan Section(2017/04-2021/04)



2017  On A Right to Resistant Disobedience in a Transitional Society. S.J.D. Dissertation, Georgetown University Law Center. (Supervisor: Prof. Lawrence B. Solum)

2007  On Carl Schmitt’s Concept of the Political. LL.M. Dissertation, National Taiwan University. (Supervisor: Prof. Yen Chueh-an.)

Book Chapters

2022〈回到過去、預測未來?――介入式預測觀對於法律人工智慧系統的啟發〉,李建良(編),《人文社會的跨領域AI探索》,頁 53-74。新竹:國立清華大學出版社。

2020 〈初探目的解釋在法律人工智慧系統之運用可能〉,李建良(編),《法律思維與制度的智慧轉型》,頁 225-299。臺北:元照。

2020〈依法而治或依演算法而治?〉,張麗卿(編),《人工智慧與法律衝擊》,頁 261-268。臺北:元照。

Journal Article

2022  "Rule by Algorithms? A Preliminary Study on the Tension Between the Rule of Law and AI ",EurAmerica, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 175-245.

2021  "On Original Public Meaning Originalism: A Critique of Its Neutralization and the Source of Semantic Normativity",Academia Sinica Law Journal,  Vol. 29, pp. 135-224.

2020  "No Vehicles in the Park? On AI’s Teleological Interpretation in Law ",EurAmerica, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 293-347.

2019  “John Rawls on Civil Disobedience- The Embryo and Mature Development”, National Taiwan University Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 1-49.
2017 "Justified Disobedience or a Right to Disobey?" A Journal for Philosophical Study of Public Affairs, Vol. 62,pp. 127-187。
2016  “The Rawlsian Civil Disobedience and The Principle of Nonviolence”, Asian Legal Philosophy: 3 (1), pp. 5-31.
2009  "On the Distinction Between Friend and Enemy in the Political-The Investigation on Carl Schmitt's Idea",Shih Hsin Law Review,Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 75-125。

Conference Papers

2023 〈富勒的法治理論〉,中央研究院法律學研究所「馬漢寶教授紀念學術研討會」,Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, October 6, 2023.

2023  “Ruled by AI? A Critical Examination from Lon Fuller’s Internal Morality of Law,” The 2nd IVR Japan International Conference (IVRJ 2023) "East Meets West: Justice, Law, and Politics”, Chiba University, Chiba Japan, 16-18 September, 2023. 

2022 〈法律計畫理論與法律解釋——Shapiro 對於 Dworkin 理論性爭議的初步檢討〉,中央研究院歐美研究所50周年慶 系列研討會(4):2022 「法律哲學的新開展」,日期:2022年12月2日,Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Decemebr 2, 2022.

2022 〈立法者意圖與法律解釋——目的解釋「內」的初步反省〉,國立臺北大學法律學院耀七十系列飛鳶法學學術研討會:「法學方法的理論與實務」,National Taipei University, October 28, 2022.

2022  〈法律如何與AI共存?一個基於法治的規範性原則之倡議〉,「AI應用於海洋的社會衝擊影響與法律推動」座談會, Google Meet Online Conference, May 27, 2022.

2021  〈法律微調你的人生?介入式概念觀對於法律論證的啟發〉,「2021 人工智慧與哲學研討會」,Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Decemebr 3, 2021.

2021  〈目的導向、結果篩選:再探法律人工智慧系統的目的論證〉,「AI法學如何可能?」:圓桌論壇,Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, July 27, 2021. 

2021    “The Rawlsian Conception of the Obligation to Obey the Law and the Duty of Justice”,「法理學與正義」:台灣法理學會2021年度學術研討會暨會員大會,Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, April 24, 2021. 

2020    “Can the Expert Knowledge of Law Be Defended in the Age of AI?”,第八屆「科技發展與法律規範」學術研討會:人工智慧與專業社群,Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, November 18, 2020. 

2020  〈主體消逝、數據當道?對於新冠疫情的法哲學反省〉,中央研究院歐美研究所「歐美與台灣針對新冠肺炎防疫機制之比較研究」學術研討會,日期:2020年10月31日,地點:中央研究院歐美研究所。

2020 〈解釋與預測之間:共善如何創造?〉,「誰的SDGs,誰的USR」:2020清華大學永續發展研討會,National Tsing Hua University, Oct. 2020. 

2020  "How Should Judges Decide a Case of  Civil Disobedience? A Preliminary Study of the Duty ti Protect Democracy ",Taiwan Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy Annual Conference on Jurisprudence and Democracy,  National Taipei University, Sep. 5.

2020  "No One Shall be Killed? On The Trolley Problem and Autonomous Vehicles",International Academic Conference on the Artficial Intelligence and Legal Speculation (III),  National University of Kaohsiung, May 29.

2019  "The Rule of Law or The Rule of Algorithms- The Moral Permissibility of AI Design in Law",International Academic Conference on Artficial Intelligence and Law,  National University of Kaohsiung, December 26-27.
2019  "The Rule of Law v. the Rule of Algorithms," The 2019 International Conference on Technologies and Applications on Artificial Intelligence, National University of Kaohsiung, November 21-23, 2019.
2019  〈人工智慧法律推理的能與不能〉,人工智慧對於人文社會的挑戰與機會,日期:2019年09月20日,地點:國立清華大學旺宏館346室。
2019  〈依法而治或依演算法而治?人工智慧與法治的緊張關係〉,人工智慧與法律規範工作坊,日期:2019年06月14日,地點:中央研究院人文館3樓第一會議室。
2019  〈目的解釋與AI的法律推理〉,「歐美AI的發展與挑戰」跨學門研討會,日期:2019年5月9-10日,主辦單位:中央研究院歐美研究所,地點:中央研究院歐美研究所一樓會議室。
2018  〈從法律的類比推理思考電腦進行法律判斷之可能〉,人工智慧與哲學相關議題工作坊(II),日期:2018年11月16-17,地點:中央研究院歐美研究所一樓會議室。
2018  "Analogical Reasoning in Law, Purposive Arguments, and Artificial Intelligence",Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica,July 31. 
2018  “On Political Obligation and Civil Disobedience- Justification for Civil Disobedience in a Democratic Society,” The 1st IVR Japan International Conference, Doshisha University, Kyoto Japan, 06-08 July, 2018. (Ministry of Science and Technology subsidies for domestic scholars attending international conferences,MOST 107-2914-I-001-036-A1)
2018  "On the Function of Analogical Reasoning in Law: A Critical Aspect of Ernst Cassirer’s Theory," Taiwan Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy Annual Conference,April 21.
2018  〈論公民不服從之權利:概念框架、性質、來源與台灣案例分析 〉,中央研究院法律學研究所個人年度研討會,日期:2018年1月16日,地點:中研院人文社會科學館9樓,第二會議室。
2017  〈美國憲法解釋理論的新發展:新原意主義的方法論與中立化發展〉,發表於第十一屆憲法解釋之理論與實務研討會。日期:2017年11月12-13日。中央研究院法律學研究所主辦。
2015  “A Right to Civil Disobedience and Its Impact on Criminal Prosecution in a Transitional Society,” IVR XXVII World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Washington  D.C., 27 July- 1 August, 2015.
2014  “The Rawlsian Civil Disobedience in a Transitional Society,” The 9th East Asian Conference on Philosophy of Law, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, August 21-23, 2014.
2013  “The Justification Problem of Civil Disobedience in a Transitional Society- A Basic Explanation of Problems and Possible Answer,” The 3th Mid-Atlantic SJD Roundtable, American University Washington College of Law, 6 December 2013.
2012  “A Preliminary Empirical Study on Legislative Intent: Representation or Reconstruction?,” Western Empirical Legal Studies Conference, UCLA, 18 February 2012.
Book Review
2022  “Visa A. J. Kurki,A Theory of Legal Personhood”,Monthly Review of Philosophy and Culture, Vol. 573, pp. 149-156.
2022  〈從自然法到自然權利:評陳妙芬的自然法研究〉,Plain Law Official Website, January 4th, 2022. Retrieved from https://plainlaw.me/2022/01/04/reading-36 (The latest version is published on the academic blog Legal Philosophy in Taiwan (https://legalphilosophyintaiwan.wordpress.com/2022/01/06/書評:從自然法到自然權利-評陳妙芬之自然法一書).)


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