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    Among the outstanding Fulbright Alumni, Paul Chiu, the fifth and sixth Alumni Board Chair of the Taiwan Fulbright Alumni Association, is well-known. He served as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of China, the Minister of Finance, Vice Premier of Executive Yuan, Associate Professor and later, Adjunct Professor of National Taiwan University of Economics…
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Teaching Philosophy in Taiwan

Monday, 29 April 2013 16:20
       I am writing this while on a teaching Fulbright in the Department of Philosophy at National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei, during the 2012-2013 school-year. My duties are to teach one graduate class each semester. The first course was American Pragmatism and the second course Comparative Moral Psychology. In this essay, I will discuss how the content…
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