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Publications of David B. Wong    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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Books

  1. Wong, D, Natural Moralities (October, 2006), Oxford University Press 2006 [abs].
  2. Wong, DB, Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic Relativism (September, 2006), pp. 1-304 [doi[abs].
  3. Kwong-loi Shun and David B. Wong (editors), Confucian Ethics: a Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy and Community (Fall, 2004), New York: Cambridge University Press [abs].
  4. Shun, KL; Wong, DB, Confucian ethics: A comparative study of self, autonomy, and community (January, 2004), pp. 1-228 [doi[abs].
  5. Wong, D, Moral Relativity (1984), University of California Press (Excerpts from two chapters were selected for inclusion in Moral Disagreements: Classic and Contemporary Readings, edited by Christopher W. Gowans, (London: Routledge, 2000).) [abs].

Papers Published

  1. Wong, DB, Early Confucian Philosophy and the Development of Compassion, Dao: a journal of comparative philosophy, vol. 14 no. 2 (June, 2015), pp. 157-194 [doi].
  2. Wong, DB, Responses to Commentators, Dao: a journal of comparative philosophy, vol. 14 no. 2 (April, 2015), pp. 225-233 [doi[abs].
  3. "Early Confucian Philosophy and the Development of Compassion", Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy, vol. 14 (2015) (April, 2015), pp. 157-194 [abs].
  4. D. Wong, "On Learning What Happiness Is", Philosophical Topics: Special Issue on Happiness, vol. 41 no. 1 (2015 technically 2013), pp. 81-101 [abs].
  5. Wong, DB, Integrating philosophy with anthropology in an approach to morality, Anthropological Theory, vol. 14 no. 3 (2014), pp. 336-355 [doi[abs].
  6. D. Wong, "Xunzi as Moral Craftsman", in Contemporary Philosophy in the Age of Globalization, v. 3, Hawaii Conference, edited by Takahiro Nakajima & Tomokazu Baba (2014), pp. 19-32, Contemporary Philosophy in the Age of Globalization [abs].
  7. D. Wong, "Chinese Philosophy: The Beginnings of Morality", Philosopher's Magazine, vol. 65 no. 2 (2014), pp. 76-83.
  8. D. Wong, "Chinese Ethics" (5 year update in 2013), Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2013) [available here].
  9. Wong, DB, On Learning What Happiness Is, edited by Minar, E, Philosophical Topics, vol. 41 no. 1 (2013), pp. 81-101 [doi].
  10. D. Wong, Chinese translation of 'Reasons and Analogical Reasoning in the Mengzi' previously published in 2002, edited by Liu Xiaogan, The Journal of Chinese Philosophy and Culture, vol. 9 (2012), pp. 1-33, Research Centre for Chinese Philosophy and Culture, CUHK.
  11. Hassoun, N; Wong, D, Sustaining Cultures in the Face of Globalization, Culture and Dialogue, vol. 2 no. 2 (2012), pp. 73-98 (Journal date is 2012, but it has come out in 2013.) [abs].
  12. Wong, DB, Six Myths about the Good Life: Thinking about What Has Value, Dao: a journal of comparative philosophy, vol. 10 no. 1 (March, 2011), pp. 107-109 [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  13. Wong, D, Making an Effort to Understand, Philosophy Now, special issue on the new amorality no. 82 (2011), pp. 24-27.
  14. Wong, DB, Identifying with nature in early Daoism, edited by Nicholas Bunnin and Chung-Ying Cheng, Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 36 no. 4 (December, 2009), pp. 568-584, Blackwell (Written for a symposium at Oxford University in June 2006, Topics in Comparative Ancient Philosophy: Greek and Chinese.) [doi[abs].
  15. Wong, D, Emotion and the Cognition of Reasons in Moral Motivation, Philosophical Issues (metaethics issue of Nous), vol. 19 (October 9, 2009), pp. 343-367 [abs].
  16. Wong, DB, Constructing normative objectivity in ethics, Social Philosophy and Policy, vol. 25 no. 1 (January, 2008), pp. 237-266, Cambridge University Press [doi[abs].
  17. D. Wong, trans. Jan Rovensky, Translation into Czech of "Rights and Community in Confucianism," originally published in Confucian Ethics: a Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy and Community, in An Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights: The Western, Islamic and Confucian Perspectives, edited by Marek Hrubec (2008), Publishing House Filosofia.
  18. D. Wong, trans. Wen Haimin, Translation into Chinese of "Comparative Philosophy: Chinese and Western" originally in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, in Philosophy, edited by Jiyuan Yu (2008), Renmin University Press.
  19. Wong, D, Moral Reasons: Internal and External, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 72 (2006) no. 3 (2007 actual year of issue), pp. 536-558 [Gateway.cgi[abs].
  20. Wong, D, Attachment and Detachment in Daoism, Buddhism, and Stoicism, Dao, vol. V no. 2 (June, 2006), pp. 207-219 [abs].
  21. Wong, DB, Moral reasons: Internal and external, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 72 no. 3 (May, 2006), pp. 536-558 [Gateway.cgi].
  22. Hourdequin, M; Wong, DB, A relational approach to environmental ethics, Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 32 no. 1 (2005), pp. 19-33 [doi[abs].
  23. Wong, D, Zhuangzi and the Obsession with Being Right, History of Philosophy Quarterly, vol. 22 no. 2 (Spring, 2005), pp. 91-107 [abs].
  24. Wong, D, Relational and Autonomous Selves, Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 31 no. 4 (Winter, 2004), pp. 419-432 [abs].
  25. Wong, DB, Relational and autonomous selves (Chinese moral tradition), Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 31 no. 4 (December, 2004), pp. 419-432 [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  26. Wong, D, Entry on Cultural Relativism, in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (2002), UNESCO (Sponsored by UNESCO.).
  27. Wong, D, Crossing Cultures in Moral Psychology, Philosophy Today, vol. 3 (2002), pp. 7-10.
  28. Wong, DB, Fieldwork in familiar places: Morality, culture, & philosophy, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 63 no. 3 (November, 2001), pp. 716-720 [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  29. Wong, D, On Care and Justice in the Family, Contemporary Philosophy, vol. 15 (1993), pp. 21-24.
  30. Wong, D, Coping with Moral Conflict and Ambiguity, Ethics, vol. 102 (1992), pp. 763-784.
  31. Wong, D, "Is There a Distinction between Reason and Emotion in Mencius?" and a reply to a commentary by Craig Ihara, Philosophy East and West, vol. 41 (1991), pp. 31-58.
  32. Wong, D, A Relativist Alternative to Anti-Realism, Journal of Philosophy, vol. 87 (1990), pp. 617-618 (abstract of commentary on Stephen Schiffer's "Meaning and Value," given at the 1990 Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association).).
  33. Wong, D, Universalism versus Love with Distinctions: An Ancient Debate Revived, Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 16 (1989), pp. 252-272.
  34. Wong, D, On Moral Realism without Foundations, Proceedings of Spindel Conference on Moral Realism, special issue of Southern Journal of Philosophy, vol. 24 (1986), pp. 95-114.
  35. Wong, D, Taoism and the Problem of Equal Respect, Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 11 (1984), pp. 165-183.
  36. Wong, D, Cartesian Deduction, Philosophy Research Archives, vol. 8 (1982), pp. 1-19.
  37. Wong, D, Leibniz’s Theory of Relations, Philosophical Review, vol. 89 (1980), pp. 241-256.

Book Reviews

  1. Wong, DB, Review of Families of Virtue: Confucian and Western Views of Childhood Development by Erin M. Cline, Notre Dame Philosophical Review (November, 2015) [available here].
  2. Wong, D, Review of Reasonable Disagreement by Christopher McMahon, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, vol. online (March 11, 2010), University of Notre Dame Press.
  3. Wong, D, Review of François Jullien, Vital Nourishment: Departing from Happiness, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (April 5, 2008).
  4. Wong, D, Review of A Chinese Ethics for the New Century: The Ch’ien Mu Lectures in History and Culture, and Other Essays on Science and Confucian Ethics by Donald J. Munro, Journal of Chinese Studies, vol. 46 (2006), pp. 447-54..
  5. Wong, D, Review of Fieldwork in Familiar Places by Michele Moody-Adams, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 63 (2002), pp. 716-720.
  6. Wong, D, Review of A Daoist Theory of Chinese Thought by Chad Hansen, Journal of Asian Studies (August, 1998).
  7. Wong, D, Review of Robert Kane’s Beyond the Moral Maze: Searching for Absolute Values in a Pluralistic World, Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 47 (1997), pp. 413-415.
  8. Wong, D, Review of Richard Garner’s Beyond Morality, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 57 (1997), pp. 721-725.
  9. Wong, D, Review of Integrity and Moral Relativism by Samuel Fleischacker, Ethics, vol. 104 (1994), pp. 882-883.
  10. Wong, D, Review of The Conception of Value by Paul Grice, Philosophical Books, vol. 34 (1993), pp. 45-47.
  11. Wong, D, Review of Understanding the Chinese Mind: the Philosophical Roots ed. by Robert Allinson, Philosophy East and West, vol. 42 (1992), pp. 527-530.
  12. Wong, D, Review of Living Morally: A Psychology of Moral Character by Lawrence Thomas, Philosophical Review, vol. 101 (1992), pp. 695-697.
  13. Wong, D, Review of Quandaries and Virtues: Against Reductivism in Ethics by Edmund Pincoffs, Nous, vol. 85 (1991), pp. 116-120.
  14. Wong, D, "MacIntyre and the Commensurability of Traditions," (critical notice of Whose Justice? Which Rationality? by Alasdair MacIntyre, Philosophical Books, vol. 31 (1990), pp. 7-14.
  15. Wong, D, Review essay on Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy by Bernard Williams, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 49 (1989), pp. 721-732.

Articles and Chapters

  1. Wong, D, Growing Virtue: The Theory and Science of Developing Compassion from a Mencian Perspective, in The Philosophical Challenge from China, edited by Bruya, B (2015), pp. 23-58, MIT Press [abs].
  2. D. Wong, "Reconciling the Tension between Similarity and Difference in Critical Hermeneutics", in The Agon of Interpretations: Essays Toward a Critical Intercultural Hermeneutics, edited by Ming Xie (2014), pp. 165-183, University of Toronto Press [abs].
  3. Wong, D, The Different Faces of Love in a Good Life, in Moral Cultivation and Confucian Character: Engaging Joel J. Kupperman, edited by Chengyang Li and Peimin Ni (2014), pp. 97-126, SUNY Press.
  4. Wong, D, Response to Blum, Response to Geisz and Sadler, Response to Hansen, Response to Gowans, Response to Bloomfield and Massey, Response to Huang, in Moral Relativism and Chinese Philosophy: David Wong and his Critics, edited by Xiao, Y; Huang, Y (2014), pp. 183-278, SUNY Press [abs].
  5. D. Wong, "Cultivating the Self with Others", in Dao Companion to the Analects, edited by Amy Oberding (Fall, 2013), pp. 171-198, Blackwell (This chapter is on the moral psychology of the Analects..) [abs].
  6. Wong, D, Relativism, Moral, in International Encyclopedia of Ethics, edited by LaFollette, H (2013), Blackwell.
  7. Wong, D, Morality, Definition of, in International Encyclopedia of Ethics, edited by LaFollette, H (2013), Blackwell.
  8. Wong, D, Mencius, in International Encyclopedia of Ethics, edited by LaFollette, H (2013), Blackwell.
  9. Wong, D, The Philomathia Lectures: Early Confucian Philosophy and the Development of Compassion, in Projected book of my lectures with responses from Kwong-loi Shun, Edward Slingerland, Richard Shweder, and Neil Levy, along with my replies to them. (2012).
  10. Wong, D, Agreement / Disagreement, in Philosophy and Politics. Methods, Tools, Topics, edited by Besussi, A (2012), Ashgate [author's comments].
  11. Wong, D, Reconciling the Tension between Similarity and Difference in Critical Hermeneutics, in The Agon of Interpretations: Essays Toward a Critical Intercultural Hermeneutics, edited by Xie, M (2012), University of Toronto Press [abs].
  12. Wong, D, Agon and He: Contest and Harmony, in Ethics in Early China, edited by Fraser, C; Robins, D; Leary, TO (August, 2011), pp. 163-180, Hong Kong University Press [abs].
  13. Wong, D, Complexity and Simplicity in Ancient Greek and Chinese Thought, in How should we live? Comparing Ethics in Ancient China and Greco-Roman Antquity, edited by Schilling, D; King, R (August, 2011), pp. 259-277, de Gruyter [abs].
  14. Wong, D, Confucian Political Philosophy, in Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy, edited by Klosko, G (July, 2011), pp. 771-788, Oxford University Press.
  15. Wong, DB, Relativist Explanations of Interpersonal and Group Disagreement, in A Companion to Relativism (April, 2011), pp. 411-429 [doi[abs].
  16. Wong, D, Relativist Explanations of Group and Interpersonal Disagreement, in Blackwell Companion to Relativism, edited by Hales, S (February, 2011), pp. 411-430, Blackwell [abs].
  17. Wong, D, How Are Moral Conversions Possible?, in In Search of Goodness, edited by Grant, R (2011/04), pp. 41-70, University of Chicago Press [abs].
  18. Wong, D, Pluralism and Ambivalence, in Relativism: A Contemporary Anthology, edited by Krausz, M (August, 2010), pp. 254-267, Columbia University Press.
  19. D. Wong, trans. Xiamei Yang, Translation of "Zhuangzi and the Obsession with Being Right" into Chinese, in Chinese Philosophy in the English Speaking World, edited by Xinyan Jiang (May, 2010), Renmin University Press.
  20. Wong, D, Cultural Pluralism and Moral Identity, in Personality, Identity, and Character: Explorations in Moral Psychology, edited by Narvaez, D; Lapsley, D (2009), pp. 79-105, Cambridge University Press [abs].
  21. Wong, D, Chinese Ethics, edited by Zalta, EN (2008).
  22. Wong, D; Flanagan, O; Sarkissian, H, Naturalizing Ethics, in Moral Psychology: v.1, The Evolution of Morality: Adaptations and Innateness, edited by Sinott-Armstrong, W (2007), pp. 1-25, MIT.
  23. Wong, D, If We Are Not by Ourselves, If We Are Not Strangers, in Polishing the Chinese Mirror: Essays in Honor of Henry Rosemont, Jr., edited by Littlejohn, R; Chandler, M (2007), pp. 331-349, Association of Chinese Philosophers in America [abs].
  24. with Flanagan, O; Sarkissian, H; Wong, D, Naturalizing Ethics, in Moral Psychology: v.1, The Evolution of Morality: Adaptations and Innateness, edited by Sinnott-Armstrong, W, vol. 1 (2007), pp. 1-26, MIT Press.
  25. with Flanagan, O; Sarkissian, H; Wong, D, "What is the Nature of Morality?" A Response to Casebeer, Railton, and Ruse, in Moral Psychology, v.1, The Evolution of Morality: Adaptations and Innateness, edited by Sinnott-Armstrong, W, vol. 1 (2007), pp. 45-52, MIT Press.
  26. Wong, D; Flanagan, O; Sarkissian, H, What is the Nature of Morality? A Response to Casebeer, Railton, and Ruse, in Moral Psychology, v.1, The Evolution of Morality: Adaptations and Innateness (2007), pp. 45-52.
  27. Wong, D, Where Charity Begins, in Davidson’s Philosophy and Chinese Philosophy: Constructive Engagement, edited by Mou, B (2006), Brill Academic Publishers [abs].
  28. Wong, D, Evil and the Morality of Conviction, in Naming Evil Judging Evil, edited by Grant, R (2006), University of Chicago Press [abs].
  29. Wong, D, Rights and Community in Confucianism, in Confucian Ethics: a Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy and Community, edited by Shun, K-L; Wong, DB (November, 2004), Cambridge University Press [abs].
  30. D. Wong, "Rights and Community in Confucianism", in Confucian Ethics: a Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy and Community, edited by Kwong-loi Shun & David B. Wong (Fall, 2004), pp. 31-48, New York: Cambridge University Press [abs].
  31. D. Wong, “Confucian Perspectives on Pluralism, Gender Relations, and the Family", in The Politics of Affective Relations: East Asia and Beyond, edited by Hahm Chaihark, Hahm Chaibong & Daniel Bell (Fall, 2004), Lanham, MD: Lexington Books [abs].
  32. Shun, KL; Wong, DB, Introduction, in Confucian Ethics: A Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy, and Community (January, 2004), pp. 1-8 [doi[abs].
  33. Wong, D, Cultural Relativism, in Online Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, edited by Ethics, RCEFT; division, J (2003), Oxford, UK: Eolss Publishers (A new interdisciplinary Encylopedia sponsored by UNESCO that is organized around thematic categories that converge on their relevance to issues of development and sustainability.) [available here[abs].
  34. Wong, D, Dwelling in Humanity or Free and Easy Wandering?, in Technology and Cultural Values: On the Edge of the Third Millenium, edited by Hershock, PD; Stepaniants, M; Ames, RT (2003), pp. 400-415, Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press [abs].
  35. D. Wong, “Reasons and Analogical Reasoning in Mengzi", in Essays on the Moral Philosophy of Mengzi, edited by Xiusheng Liu and Philip J. Ivanhoe (2002), Hackett Publishing Company.
  36. Wong, D, Reasons and Analogical Reasoning in Mengzi, in Essays on the Moral Philosophy of Mengzi, edited by Liu, X; Ivanhoe, PJ (2002), Hackett Publishing Company.
  37. Wong, D, “Comparative Philosophy”, in Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy, edited by Cua, A (2002), pp. 51-58, New York: Routledge.
  38. Wong, D, Mo Tzu, in Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy, edited by Cua, A (2002), pp. 453-461, New York: Routledge.
  39. Wong, D, Reasons and Analogical Reasoning in Mengzi, in Essays on the Moral Philosophy of Mengzi (2002), pp. 187-220, Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing Company.
  40. Wong, D, Entry on Cultural Relativism, in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (2002).
  41. Wong, D, "Comparative Ethics" and "Mo Tzu", in Encyclopedia of Ethics, 2nd, edited by Becker, L (2001), Routledge.
  42. Wong, D, “Moral Relativism” revised version, in Encyclopedia of Ethics, 2nd, edited by Becker, L (2001), pp. 1164-1168, Routledge.
  43. Wong, D, “Comparative Philosophy: Chinese and Western”, in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Online, continuous, edited by Zalta, EN (2001), Stanford University [available here].
  44. Wong, D, Fragmentation in Civil Society and the Good, in Civility, edited by Rouner, L (2000), Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press (Also published in Chinese, in Harvard Yenching Journal, Beijing, 2000.).
  45. Wong, D, "Comparative Ethics," "Mo Tzu," and "Moral Relativism", in Encyclopedia of Ethics, edited by Becker, L (1992), pp. 185-859, New York & London: Garland Press.

Other

  1. Wong, D, Commentary on Sayre-McCord’s ’Being a Realist about Relativism’, Philosophical Studies, vol. 61 (1991), pp. 177-186.

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