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Lai KL, 2019, 'Emotional Attachment and Its Limits: Mengzi, Gaozi and the Guodian Discussions', Frontiers of Philosophy in China, vol. 14, pp. 132 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.3868/s030-008-019-0008-5

Lai KL, 2017, 'Reflections on Analogical Thinking: The Centrality of Discretion', Australasian Philosophical Review Vol. 1 , Iss. 3,2017, vol. 1, pp. 229 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24740500.2017.1379866

Lai K, 2016, 'Heaven and Earth Are Not Humane: The Problem of Evil in Classical Chinese Philosophy', DAO-A JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PHILOSOPHY, vol. 15, pp. 135 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11712-015-9480-8

Lai K, 2016, 'Response to Frank Perkins', Dao, vol. 15, pp. 143 - 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11712-015-9482-6

Lai K, 2016, 'Response to Frank Perkins', Dao, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11712-015-9482-6

Lai KL; CHIU WW, 2013, 'Ming in the Zhuangzi Neipian: Enlightened Engagement', Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 40, pp. 527 - 543, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1540-6253.12052

Lai KL, 2012, 'Knowing to Act in the Moment: Examples from Confucius’ Analects', Asian Philosophy, vol. 22, pp. 347 - 364, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09552367.2012.729324

Hetherington SC; Lai KL, 2012, 'Practising to Know: Practicalism and Confucian Philosophy', Philosophy, vol. 87, pp. 375 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0031819112000289

Lai KL, 2011, 'Assessing participation skills: online discussions with peers', Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, vol. 37, pp. 933 - 947, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2011.590878

Mullis EC, 2010, 'Learning from Chinese Philosophies: Ethics of Interdependent and Contextualised Self', JOURNAL OF CHINESE PHILOSOPHY, vol. 37, pp. 142 - 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6253.2009.01572.x

Lai KL, 2009, 'Ethics Without Principles', Sophia, vol. 48, pp. 77 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11841-008-0086-z

Lai KL, 2008, 'Learning from the Confucians: Learning from the past', Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 35, pp. 97 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6253.2007.00465.x

Lai KL, 2007, 'Understanding change: The interdependent self in its environment (Chinese philosophy)', JOURNAL OF CHINESE PHILOSOPHY, pp. 81 - 99, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000252703300007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Lai KL, 2007, 'Confucianism and women: A philosophical interpretation', China Journal, vol. 57, pp. 226 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/tcj.57.20066284

Lai KL, 2007, 'Review of Antonio S. Cua's Human Nature, Ritual, and History: Studies in Xunzi and Chinese Philosophy', Sophia, vol. 45, pp. 203 - 205, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11841-007-0025-4

Lai KL, 2007, 'Understanding Confucian Ethics: reflections on moral development', Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics, vol. 9, pp. 21 - 27

Lai KL, 2007, 'Ziran and Wuwei in the Daodejing: an ethical assessment', Dao: a journal of comparative philosophy, vol. 6, pp. 325 - 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11712-007-9019-8

Lai KL, 2006, 'Li in the analects: Training in moral competence and the question of flexibility', Philosophy East and West, vol. 56, pp. 69 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/pew.2006.0001

Lai KL, 2006, 'Philosophy and Philosophical reasoning in the Zhuangzi: Dealing with Plurality', Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 33, pp. 365 - 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6253.2006.00365.x

Lai K, 2003, 'Conceptual Foundations for Environmental Ethics', Environmental Ethics, vol. 25, pp. 247 - 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/enviroethics200325317

Lai KL, 2003, 'Conceptual Foundations for Environmental Ethics: A Daoist Perspective', Environmental Ethics, vol. 25, pp. 247 - 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/enviroethics200325317

Lai KL, 2003, 'Critical Notice of Joel Kupperman, Learning from Asian Philosophy', Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 81.1, pp. 126 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/715690945

Lai K, 2000, 'Introduction: Feminism and Chinese philosophy', Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 27, pp. 127 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/0301-8121.00008

Lai KL, 2000, 'The Daodejing: Resources for Contemporary Feminist Thinking', Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 27, pp. 131 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/0301-8121.00009

Lai KL, 1999, 'Biographical dictionary of Chinese women: The Qing Period, 1644-1911', JOURNAL OF CHINESE PHILOSOPHY, vol. 26, pp. 251 - 255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6253.1999.tb00541.x

Lai KL, 1995, 'Confucian moral thinking', Philosophy East and West, vol. 45, pp. 249 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1399567


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