My research is at the intersection of social-political philosophy, feminist philosophy, and social epistemology. I also have interests in gender studies, applied ethics, and philosophy in the so-called “non-Western” tradition.

Project in progress


Tentative Title: “A Transformative Approach on Structural Injustice”

My dissertation project focuses on issues related to structural injustice, and I am currently analyzing the theoretical ground and exploring the institutional design for distributing and discharging responsibilities for cases of structural injustice.

Other Projects

The Morality of Discrimination

Transnational Marriage Migration, Human Rights, and Global Structural Injustice

A Care Ethics Interpretation of the Socialist Principle of Distribution

Anarchism and Random Selection

Taiwanese Philosophy: What is it? Why do we need it?

Conference Presentations

“Rethinking Transnational Marriage Migration through the Lens of Structural Injustice,” Global Structural Injustice and Minority Rights Conference, Boston, USA, Mar 2020

“Subordinating Differential Treatment: Discrimination and Its Problematic Nature,” American Philosophical Association (APA), Central Division Meeting, Chicago, USA, Feb 2020

“Anarchism and Random Selection,” Annual Meeting of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Belfast, UK, Jun 2019

“Why Do We Need Taiwanese Philosophy? Taiwan As a Contributor in the Knowledge-building World,” Annual Meeting of the North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA), Seattle, USA, May 2019

“Immigrant Spouses in Taiwan: What are the Threats to Their Human Rights?” Human Rights. Feminist and Gender-Philosophical Perspectives Cooperative Symposium, Vienna, Austria, Nov 2018

“Is the Combination Problem Easier Than the Hard Problem?” Annual Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SPP), Baltimore, USA, Jun 2017; Annual Meeting of The Science of Consciousness (TSC), San Diego, USA, Jun 2017

“The Puzzle about Particularity of Perceptual Content and a Deeper Question,”Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Paris, France, Jul 2015

“The Non-Trivial Subject Unity, ”Annual Meeting of the ASSC, Brisbane, Australia, Jul 2014

“What is the Most Fundamental Unity of Consciousness?”Annual Meeting of the ASSC, San Diego, USA, Jul 2013

“Do Split-Brain Subjects Have Unified Consciousness?” Annual Meeting of the ASSC, Brighton, UK, Jul 2012

“The Unity of Consciousness and the Split-Brain Syndrome,” Annual Meeting of Toward the Sciences of Consciousness (TSC), San Diego, USA, Apr 2012

“Do Chimpanzees Have Better Working Memory of Numerals than Humans?”Annual Meeting of the ASSC, Kyoto, Japan, Jun 2011


Comments on Tyler Pugeda’s “Ontology of American Sign Language Poems, “Rutgers Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, Apr 2017



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