PHIL-Lee

Jung Lee

Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion
617.373.2028
education Ph.D., Religious Studies
Brown University
Mailing address 362 HO
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Biography

Jung Lee is an assistant professor of philosophy and religion. He received a BA from Amherst, and his PhD from Brown in religious studies. Professor Lee teaches and publishes in the areas of religious ethics, comparative ethics, East Asian religions and philosophy of religion. His recent publications include: “Dialogue on Teaching Comparatively” and In Teaching Comparison: Pedagogical Perspectives as Comparative Theory in Religious Studies, ed. by Jennifer Rapp. (under contract with AAR/Oxford University Press). His current research project is titled “To Hold Up Half the Sky: Lived Ethics Among the Dalit Women of Nepal.”

Selected Publications

“Dialogue on Teaching Comparatively” and In Teaching Comparison: Pedagogical Perspectives as Comparative Theory in Religious Studies, ed. by Jennifer Rapp. (under contract with AAR/Oxford University Press);

“The Rhetoric of Context: Comparative Religious Ethics and the Limits of Virtue.” Journal of Religious Ethics 43.1 (September 2013);

“An Ethics of Propriety: Ritual, Roles, and Dependence in Early Confucianism.” Asian Philosophy 23.2 (May 2013): 116-129;

“Laozi.” International Encyclopedia of Ethics, ed. by Hugh LaFollette, 2935-2938. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.