Beware lest you lose the substance
by grasping at the shadow.

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Wai-hung Wong received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001, and joined the faculty at California State University, Chico in 2002. His areas of specialization are epistemology and metaphysics, and his research interests include ethics and the philosophy of religion. He teaches epistemology, metaphysics, history of analytic philosophy, philosophical methods, and introduction to philosophy.

His articles have appeared in Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Erkenntnis, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Studies, Philosophy, Ratio, and Synthese. He has just completed a book manuscript on problems concerning life's meaningfulness, tentatively entitled Meaningful Lives and Identities, and is now working on several papers on different topics (justification, nothingness, and the need for explanation).

Besides philosophy, he is interested in literature, psychology, evolutionary theories, classical music, jazz, movies, martial arts, card magic, and cooking. He likes to write poetry, both in Chinese and in English. He had good training in Tai Chi, which he still practises every day, and in Chinese seal carving, which he does only occasionally.

Last Update: 8/20/2013