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Book Chapters

Lai K, 2022, 'Dao and Agency: What do the Zhuangzi's Skill Stories Tell Us about Life?', in Angiers T; Raphals L (ed.), Skill in Ancient Ethics The Legacy of China, Greece and Rome, Bloomsbury Publishing, London & New York, pp. 281 - 303,

Lai K, 2022, 'Models of Knowledge in the Zhuangzi: Knowing with Chisels and Sticks', in Lai K (ed.), Knowers and Knowledge in East-West Philosophy Epistemology Extended, Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 319 - 343,

Lai K, 2020, 'Receptivity, Reason, and Responsiveness: From Feeling and Thinking to Action', in Huang Y (ed.), Michael Slote Encountering Chinese Philosophy A Cross-Cultural Approach to Ethics and Moral Philosophy, Bloomsbury Publishing, London and New York, pp. 19 - 32,

Lai K, 2019, 'The Cicada-Catcher: Learning for Life', in Lai K; Chiu WW (ed.), Skill and Mastery Philosophical Stories from the Zhuangzi, Rowman and Littlefield International, London, pp. 143 - 162,

Lai K, 2018, 'Learning to be Reliable: Confucius' Analects', in Lai K; Benitez R; Kim HJ (ed.), Cultivating a Good Life in Early Chinese and Ancient Greek Philosophy : Perspectives and Reverberations, Bloomsbury Publishing, London and NY, pp. 193 - 207,

LAI K, 2018, 'Zhuangzi’s suggestiveness: Sceptical questions', in Hetherington (ed.), What Makes a Philosopher Great? Thirteen Arguments for Twelve Philosophers, Routledge, New York, pp. 30 - 47,

Lai K, 2017, 'Confucian Business Ethics: Reliability, Relationships, and Responsiveness', in International Handbooks in Business Ethics, Springer Netherlands, pp. 435 - 444,

Lai KL, 2016, 'Close Personal Relationships and the Situated Self: The Confucian Analects and Feminist Philosophy', in Pang-white A (ed.), The Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Chinese Philosophy and Gender, edn. Bloomsbury Research Handbooks, Bloomsbury Publishing, London and New York, pp. 111 - 126,

Lai K, 2016, 'Confucian Reliability and Epistemic Agency: Engagements with Feminist Epistemology', in Foust MA; Tan SH (ed.), FEMINIST ENCOUNTERS WITH CONFUCIUS, BRILL, pp. 101 - 126,

Lai KL; Hetherington SC, 2015, 'Knowing-How and Knowing-To', in Bruya B (ed.), The Philosophical Challenge from China, MIT Press, Massachusetts, pp. 279 - 302,

Lai KL, 2015, 'Cosmology, Divinity and Self-Cultivation in Chinese Thought', in Oppy G (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion, Routledge, Oxon and New York, pp. 93 - 113,

Lai KL, 2014, 'Dialogue and epistemological humility', in Seibt J; Garsdal J (ed.), How Is Global Dialogue Possible?, edn. Process Thought, vol 24, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 69 - 84,

Lai KL, 2014, 'Daoism and Confucianism', in Liu X (ed.), Dao Companion to Daoist Philosophy, Springer, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, pp. 489 - 511,

Lai KL, 2014, 'When good relationships are not enough for business: understanding character in Confucian ethics', in Li C; Ni P (ed.), Moral Cultivation and Confucian Character, State University of New York Press, Albany, New York, pp. 235 - 250,

Lai KL, 2014, 'Ren 仁: An Exemplary Life', in Olberding A (ed.), Dao Companion to the Analects, edn. 1st, Springer, Heidelberg, New York, London, pp. 83 - 94,

Lai KL, 2013, 'Environmental concern: Can humans avoid being partial? Epistemological awareness in the Zhuangzi', in Meinert Carmen (ed.), Nature, Environment and Culture in East Asia: The Challenge of Climate Change, Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp. 69 - 82,

Lai KL, 2003, 'Confucian Moral Cultivation: Some Parallels with Musical training', in Chong K-C; Tan S-H; Tan CL (ed.), The Moral Circle and the Self: Chinese and Western Approaches, edn. Original, Open Court, Chicago and La Salle, Illinois, pp. 107 - 139,

Lai KL, 2001, 'Classical China', in Dale Jamieson (ed.), A Companion to Environmental Philosophy, Blackwell Publishers, USA, UK, pp. 21 - 36,

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