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Department of Philosophy

Siu Hong Au

Siu Hong Au

  • Doktorand / Phd Student (SNF)
+41 44 634 84 08
UZH Philosophisches Seminar, Zollikerstrasse 115, CH-8008 Zürich


  • Thick Ethical Concepts in relation to the Shapelessness Argument
  • Competence in virtues and in different cultural contexts

Curriculum vitae

Since 01/2022 The University of Zürich, PhD Candidate
Supervisor: Dr Pascale Willemsen
10/2016 – 03/2019

The University of Osnabrück, MSc (Hons) Cognitive Science (1.3/Excellent)
Majors: Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy of Mind and Cognition Master Thesis: Community, Language and Rule-Following: A Communitarian View of Word-Meaning (Excellent)
Projects: Experimental Philosophy: Folk Intuitions about Free Will, Determinism and Mental Health (Excellent); Science and Epistemic Relativism
Important modules: Foundations of Logic, Personal Autonomy and Morality, Prospect and Risks in Artificial Intelligence

09/2013 – 06/2016

The University of Sheffield, BSc (Hons) Psychology (2nd First)
Dissertation: Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease: An Investigation of the Effect of Aβ aggregation to BOLD responses and vasomotion in transgenic mice (2nd First)
Extended Essay: How Useful are the Current Measures to Improve Reverse Inference in fMRI (First)
Important modules: Philosophy of Mind, Cooperative Model of Mind, Psychological Research Methods

09/2012 – 03/2013 Sheffield International College, Foundation Certificate in Business, Law and Social Science (First)
Recipient of Sheffield International College Progression Scholarship
05/2005 – 07/2012 Secondary Education: Hong Kong Chinese Women’s Club College, Form 1-7