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  • Publish Date:2016/10/11
    Modify Date:2021/07/31
Tzu-Wei Hung
  • Position:Associate Research Fellow
  • TEL:886-2-37897261
  • Email:htw@gate.sinica.edu.tw
  • Assistant’s Phone:886-2-37897234
  • Assistant’s Email:alexisw@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Tzu-Wei Hung

EDUCATION

  • PhD in Philosophy, Kings College London, 2011.
  • MPhilStud in Philosophy of Psychology, Kings College London, 2007.
  • BA in Philosophy, National Taiwan University, 1999.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica (2017-Present )
  • Vice President, Taiwan Philosophical Association (2020-2022)
  • Executive Secretary (2015-2019) and supervisor (2020-), National Committee for the Division of Logic, Methodology, & Philosophy of Science, International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Representative of H&F group for London Region, Amnesty International UK (2009)
  • Hospital assistant for HIV/AIDS prevention, Kimironko Health Center, Kigali, Rwanda (2009); Volunteer for AIDS and domestic violence prevention, MACRO, Uganda (2009)
  • Paratrooper, Aviation and Special Forces Command, Taiwan Army (1999-2001)
  • Radio host, Voice of Ocean Radio Keelung (1996)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Philosophy of Psychology
  • Philosophy of Cognitive Science
  • Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Taiwanese Philosophy
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ACADEMIC SERVICE

  • Chief investigator, Thematic Research Program, Academia Sinica (2017-2019)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of East Asian Philosophy, Springer (2019-present)
  • Member, Information Technology Services Advisory Board, Academia Sinica (2020-2022)
  • Project coordinator, IEAS (2013-2015; 2018-2020)
  • Executive Editor, EurAmerica (2021-present)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Academia Sinica Newsletter (2020、2021)
  • Executive Secretary (2015-2018) & Supervisor (2020-present), National Committee for the Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (LMPS), International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Head of Computing Office, IEAS, Academia Sinica (2014)

AWARDS AND GRANTS

  • 2016-2018, 2021-2023 Project for Excellent Junior Research Investigators, Ministry of Science and Technology
  • 2017-2021 Special Outstanding Talent Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • 2009-2010 Fellowships for Doctoral Candidates in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.
  • 2005-2008 Taiwan Merit Scholarship, National Science Council, Taiwan.

PUBLICATIONS

 

REFERRED PAPERS (by topics)

I. Predictive processing in Cognitive and Artificial Systems 

II. Language &  Social Cognition 

  • Hung, Tzu-wei (2019). How did language evolve? Some reflections on the language parasite debateBiological Theory, 14(4): 214-223.
  • Yen, Chun-ping & Hung, Tzu-wei, (2019). New data on the linguistic diversity of authorship in philosophy journal.  Erkenntnis, 84(4): 953-974.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (forthcoming). Syntactic Processing in the Behavior-Based Architecture of the Mind. In Jan Romportl, Eva Zackova, Kevin Warick (eds.)  Topics in Intelligent Engineering and Informatics. Springer.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2018). Brain Science and Free Will: An Analysis of thier Causal Relevance. Journal of Life Education (In Mandarin)
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2018). On Susan Hurley’s Shared Circuits Model of Action Learning. NCCU Philosophical Journal, (39)37-70.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2016). Defusing Social Conflicts? A Critical Note on Haidt’s Cognitive Model. SOCIETAS: A Journal for Philosophical Study of Public Affairs 58: 129-173 (In Mandarin)
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2016). Rationality and Escherichia coli. In Tzu-wei Hung and Timothy Joseph Lane (eds.) Rationality: Constraints and Contexts. Elsevier Academic Press.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2015). How Sensorimotor Interactions Enable Sentence ImitationMinds and Machines, (25) 4: 321-338.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2014). Why the Enzyme Model of Modularity Fails to Explain Higher Cognitive Processes. National Taiwan University Philosophical Review 48.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2014). What Action Comprehension Tells Us About Meaning Interpretation. In Tzu-wei Hung (ed.)Communicative Action: Selected Papers of the 2013 IEAS Conference on Language and Action. Springer.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2020). Philosophy of Cognitive Science. In Linton Wang (ed.) Mandarin Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Ministry of Science and Technology Taiwan  (In Mandarin)
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2017). Cognitive Architecture. In Linton Wang (ed.) Mandarin Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Ministry of Science and Technology Taiwan  (In Mandarin)

III.  Taiwanese Philosophy

  • Hung, Tzu-wei (forthcoming). The continuity between Hung Yao-hsün's early and late philosophy. Journal of Japanese Philosophy. SUNY Press. 
  • Hung, Tzu-wei (forthcoming). Taiwanese Philosophy: From the Sit-Chun Movement to Austronesian Indigenous Epistemology. In Lia and Ito (eds) The Birth and Development of Philosophy in East Asia. Hosei University Press (In Japanese).
  • Hung, Tzu-wei (2019). On the Sit-chûn Scholars of Taiwanese Philosophy. Philosophy East and West 69(4): 973-993.
  • Pong, Foong-ee & Hung, Tzu-wei (2019). The Kyoto School’s Influence on Taiwanese Philosophy under Japanese Rule (1895-1945). Tetsugaku: International Journal of the Philosophical Association of Japan. V3: 70-88.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei & Deng, Duen-min (2018). Introduction to Enlightenment and Rebellion. In Tzu-wei hung and Duen-min Deng (eds) Enlightenment and Rebellion: 100 years of Taiwanese philosophy. National Taiwan University Press (In Mandarin).
  • Hung, Tzu-wei & Gao, Jun-He (2018). Whose philosophy? Whose history? the past and future of Taiwanese philosophy. In Tzu-wei hung and Duen-min Deng (eds) Enlightenment and Rebellion: 100 years of Taiwanese philosophy. National Taiwan University Press (In Mandarin).
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2016). The Genealogy of Early Formosan Philosophy. In Tzu-wei Hung (ed.) Existential Engagement: Philosophy in Taiwan, the Japanese Era. Academia Sinica & Linking Publishing (In Mandarin).
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2014). The Prometheus of Formosan Philosophy: Hung Yao-hsün’s Ontological Construction and Contribution,Humanitas Taiwanica 81 (In Mandarin)


EDITED VOLUMES


CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2021) Taiwanese Philosophy: From the Sit-Chun Movement to Austronesian Indigenous Epistemology. Malaysia-Taiwan online workshop (Webinar on Philosophical Dialogue).
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2020).  Memory and Knowledge in Transitional Justice. The IIAS Conference on Ethics of Historical Memory, Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2019).  The Mechanism of Prejudice: A Predictive Coding Perspective. The IEAS Conference on Meaning and Reality in Social Context,  Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2017).  A Brave New World? A Preliminary Study of AI's Social Impact. The MOST Workshop on AI and Philosophy, Ministry of Technology and Science, Taiwan, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2017). Hatred and Reconciliation? A cognitive analysis of transitional justice. The IEAS Conference on Transitional Justice before German Reunification 1945-1990, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2017). The Kyoto School and the Taiwanese Philosophy under Japanese Rule. International Association of Japanese Philosophy 2017 ConferenceGlobalizing Japanese Philosophy: From East Asia to the World, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2015). Haidt's cognitive model and its criticism. The 2015 IEAS Conference on Cognition and Society, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2014). The Sorrow of E. Coli. The 2nd Conference on Contemporary Philosophy in East Asia (CCPEA), Kyoto University, Japan.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2014). Rationality and Escherichia coli. The 2014 IEAS Conference on Reason and Rationality, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2014). The Genealogy of Early Formosan Philosophy. The 2014 IEAS Workshop on Early Formosan Philosophy, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2013). Syntactic Processing in the Behavior-Based Architecture of the Mind. Beyond AI: Artificial Golem Intelligence 2013, Pilsen, University of West Bohemia. 
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2013). What Action Comprehension Tells Us about Meaning Interpretation. 2013 IEAS Conference on Language and Action, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2012). On Sentence Imitation, 2012 Workshop on Normativity, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2012). How mere sensorimotor interactions enable sentence imitation—A functional-computational description, The 1st Conference on Contemporary Philosophy in East Asia (CCPEA), Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2012). A Computational Framework for Simple Sentence Processing In the Shared Circuits Model, The 6th Conference on Language, Discourse, and Cognition (CLDC), NTU, Taipei.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2010). Sensorimotor Interactions and Language Processing. The 8th Annual Conference of London Evolutionary Research Network, UCL, London. 
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2009). Why Enzymatic Computation Fails to Explain Higher Cognitive Processes. The 1st Taiwan Logic and Analytic Philosophy Conference, NTU, Taipei. 
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2008). Computation in the Shared Circuits Model, Taiwan Scientific Symposium, KCL, London. 
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2006). Is There an Infinite Regress in the Infinite Regress of Incompleteness Argument? The 2006 Graduate Student Workshop, London. 
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2001). On Doctrine of Double Effect. The 6th Graduate Conference of Taiwan Philosophy Association, Taipei. (In Mandarin)


DISSERTATIONS

  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2011). How the Shared Circuits Model Explains Language Processing. PhD Dissertation, Kings College London. 
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2007). The Integration of Information in the Higher Cognitive System. MPhilStud Dissertation, Kings College London.
  • Hung, Tzu-wei, (2004). Williamson on Vagueness and Sorites Paradox. MA Dissertation, National Taiwan University.

NOTES

Projects in progress

  1. Prejudice and Predictive Coding (IEAS)
  2. Equity in Marxism Buddhism (IEAS)
  3. The Dynamics of Personal Autonomy: A Comprehensive Framework for Evaluating Human-carebot Interactions (with HKU and NYCU)
  4. The Promise and Perils of Explainable AI: Lessons from Feminism  (with NTU, HKU and NYCU)
  5. How China’s Cognitive Warfare Works: A Frontline Perspective of Taiwan’s Anti-disinformation Wars (with INDSR )
 

 

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