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Chinese Name: 林志明

Variants: Lam, C. M.

Chi-Ming Lam is Associate Professor and Associate Head of the Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning at the Education University of Hong Kong.  He has done some pioneering work on Philosophy for Children in Hong Kong and has presented it in invited lectures at home and abroad.  He is the Hong Kong representative for the Philosophy with Children and Youth Network for Asia and the Pacific.

Chi-Ming publishes in the fields of philosophy of Karl Popper, critical thinking, Confucianism, and Philosophy for Children.  His books include Childhood, Philosophy and Open Society: Implications for Education in Confucian Heritage Cultures (2013) and Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Education in the Asia-Pacific Region (co-edited with Jae Park, 2016).  He serves on the Editorial Boards of the Educational Philosophy and Theory for the annual special issue on “Chinese Philosophy of Education” and the UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE) Book Series: IBE Studies in Curriculum and Comparative Education.

Chi-Ming was educated at the University of Hong Kong, where he obtained a first-class honours degree in Education and a PhD in Philosophy of Education.  He worked as a secondary school teacher for two decades in Hong Kong, having headed the Integrated Science Department and the Guidance and Counselling Team, before embarking on a career in higher education.  He won the Teaching Award from the Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning in 2014 and from the Faculty of Education and Human Development in 2016 at the Education University of Hong Kong.

Research interests

Philosophy of Karl Popper, Philosophy for Children, Critical Thinking, Confucianism

Professional information

ORCID : 0000-0002-5902-2891

Scopus ID: 55042418500

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open society Social Sciences
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rationalism Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
critical rationalism Social Sciences
childhood Social Sciences
Hong Kong Social Sciences
interventionism Social Sciences

Research Outputs 1998 2018

Multidimensional thinking in a digimodernist world

LAM, C. M., 2018, In : Educational Philosophy and Theory. 50, 14, p. 1538-1539

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confucianism and critical rationalism: Friends or foes?

LAM, C. M., 2017, In : Educational Philosophy and Theory. 49, 12, p. 1136-1145

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

critical rationalism
Confucianism
criticism
opposition
Critical Rationalism

Does Confucianism impede rationality in education?

LAM, C. M., Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

A sociological and philosophical approach to education

LAM, C. M., Apr 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

political development
social institution
social economics
education

Does confucianism hinder critical thinking in education?

LAM, C. M., 2016, Sociological and philosophical perspectives on education in the Asia-Pacific region. LAM, C-M. & PARK, J. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 179-192

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Education
Critical Thinking
Confucianism
Confucian
Rationalism