Joseph Chan

Joseph Chan is assistant professor of political theory at the University of Hong Kong. He has published articles on classical and contemporary political theory in a variety of journals, including Ethics and History of Political Thought, and has contributed to books on human rights. His current research focuses on liberalism, Aristotle’s political philosophy, Confucian political philosophy, and human rights in Asia.

Democracy in East Asia

"Asian and non-Asian authors debate the desirability of democracy in East Asia… The two editors… do an excellent job introducing the issues, ideas, and approaches of the fifteen authors."—Foreign Affairs