Dr. HUI Yuk (許煜)

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CMC-M7105
Phone: +852 34425725

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Biography

Yuk HUI (dr. phil. habil.) studied computer engineering at the University of Hong Kong and philosophy at Goldsmiths College in London where he wrote his doctoral thesis under the French philosopher Bernard Stiegler (1952-2020). He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institut de Recherche et d’Innovation of the Centre Georges Pompidou Paris and a visiting scientist at the Deutsche Telekom Laboratories in Berlin. He obtained his Habilitation (venia legendi for philosophy of technology) from Leuphana University Lüneburg. Since 2010, he has been teaching in various institutes including Goldsmiths College London, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Bauhaus University Weimar, Strelka Institute Moscow, Chinese Academy of Art Hangzhou and City University of Hong Kong. Hui is a juror of the Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture since 2020, and convenor of the Research Network for Philosophy and Technology  since 2014. 

 

Hui published on philosophy and technology in periodicals such as Research in PhenomenologyPhilosophy TodayMetaphilosophyTheory Culture and SocietyAngelakiParrhesiaCahiers SimondonDeleuze StudiesDerrida TodayTechnéJahrbuch TechnikphilosophieImplications PhilosophiquesKrisisIntellectica. He is series editor of “Philosophy of Media and Technology” of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press. He is editor (with Andreas Broeckmann) of 30 Years after Les Immatériaux: Art, Science and Theory (2015), and author of On the Existence of Digital Objects (prefaced by Bernard Stiegler, University of Minnesota Press, 2016), The Question Concerning Technology in China -An Essay in Cosmotechnics (Urbanomic, 2016), Recursivity and Contingency (R&LI, 2019). His forthcoming book is titled Art and Cosmotechnics (University of Minnesota Press/E-flux, 2021). His books have been reviewed by The Philosophical QuarterlyRadical PhilosophyJahrbuch TechnikphilosophieTheory Culture and SocietyIssue in Science and Technology among others; and have been translated into German, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese.

Research Interests/Areas

Artificial Intelligence
Cybernetics
German Idealism
Heidegger
History of Philosophy
History of Technology/Nature
Lyotard
Media Theory
Mou Zongsan
Neo/New Confucianism
Phenomenology
Philosophy of Technology
Simondon