Wilson Lee

  • Philosophy
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Contact details

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Dugald Stewart Building

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3 Charles Street, Edinburgh
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EH8 9AD

Qualifications

  • MA (Research) in Philosophy, National University of Singapore (2015–2017)
  • BA (Hons) in Philosophy, National University of Singapore (2011–2015)

Undergraduate teaching

  • PHIL08016 Greats: From Plato to the Enlightenment (Spring, 2018)

Research summary

False Consciousness, Moral Responsibility

Current research interests

My PhD research focuses on the relationship between false consciousness and moral responsibility. Specifically, I am concerned with the difficulties of certain conceptions of moral responsibility in accounting for blameworthy actions performed under false consciousness.

Past research interests

Comparative Philosophy, Classical Chinese Philosophy, History of Western Philosophy

Papers delivered

  • "Han Feizi's Genealogical Arguments," 20th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy, Singapore, Jul 2017
  • "Confucianism and Totalitarianism: A Preliminary Exploration of their Philosophical Relationship," 20th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy, Singapore, Jul 2017
  • "Laughing at One's Own Moral Failure with the Zhuangzi," 4th Graduate Conference on Asian Philosophy, Taipei, Apr 2017
  • "Han Feizi and the Genealogy of Virtues." 6th Singapore-Hong Kong-Macau Symposium on Chinese Philosophy, Hong Kong, Apr 2016
  • "Banality and Blameworthiness: Moral Ignorance, Badness, and Bad Faith," Australasian Philosophy Postgraduate Conference, Adelaide, Sep-Oct 2015
  • "Diluvian Discourses: Zhiyan and Therapeutic Scepticism in the Zhuangzi," 2nd Annual Triangular Graduate Student Conference, Singapore, Mar 2015