ANG, fr. Richard G., O.P.

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Academic Qualifications

Research Interests

Professional Activities

  • Vice-Rector, University of Santo Tomas, 2012-Present
  • Dean, University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Philosophy
  • Associate Professor, University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Philosophy
  • Chairman, Manpower Committee, University of Santo Tomas
  • Chairman, Scholarship Committee, University of Santo Tomas
  • Chairman, Retirement Board, University of Santo Tomas
  • Member, Board of Trustees, University of Santo Tomas
  • Member, Academic Senate, University of Santo Tomas
  • Member, Council of Regents, University of Santo Tomas
  • Member, Economic Council, University of Santo Tomas
  • Member, Faculty Council, University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Philosophy, 2001-Present

Selected Publications

Ang, Richard, OP. “Darwin and Natural Selection: A Triumph of Scientific Creativity,” Colloquia Manilana, vol. 6 (1998): 62-76.

Ang, Richard, OP. “Meng Zi and Xun Zi on Heaven as the Origin of Human Nature,” Colloquia Manilana, vol. 13 (2005):140-153.

Ang, Richard O.P. “Winning People in Leadership using Sun Zi’s Art of War,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 41, no. 122 (May-August 2006): 429-443.

Ang, Fr. Richard, OP. The Concept of Ren. Manila: Ecclesiastical Faculty of Philosophy, 2011.

Ang, Richard O.P. “On Conceiving Ren towards Birthing Ru Jia,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 46, no. 138 (September-December 2011): 535-564.

Ang, Richard, O.P. “The Confucian Li,” Colloquia Manilana, vol. 19 (2011): 5 -41.

 

Reviews and Notices

Oldstone-Moore, Jennifer. Understanding Confucianism. London: Duncan Baird Publishers, 2003, pp. 112. ISBN 978-190-429-212-8. In Philippiniana Sacra: The Official Publication of the Ecclesiastical Faculties of the University of Santo Tomas, vol. XLV, no. 135 (September – December 2010), pp. 790-791.

Lai, Karyn. “Li in the Analects: Training in Moral Competence and the Question of Flexibility,” Philosophy of the East and West, Volume 56, No. 1 (January 2006) pp. 69-83 in Colloquia Manilana: The Interdisciplinary Journal of the Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies, Inc., vol. 16 (2008), pp. 83-84.

Li, Chenyang. “Li as Cultural Grammar: On the Relation between Li and Ren in Confucius’ Analects,” Philosophy of the East and West, Volume 57, No. 3 (July 2007), pp. 311-329 in Colloquia Manilana: The Interdisciplinary Journal of the Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies, Inc., vol. 16 (2008), pp. 84-85.

Shen, Vincent. “Antonio Cua’s Conceptual Analysis of Confucian Ethics,”Journal of Chinese Philosophy, Volume 35, No. 1 (March 2008), pp. 43-61 in Colloquia Manilana: The Interdisciplinary Journal of the Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies, Inc., vol. 16 (2008), pp. 95-96.

Bowler, Peter J. Charles Darwin: The Man and His Influence. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990, 250 pp. in Colloquia Manilana: The Interdisciplinary Journal of the Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies, Inc., vol. 2 (1994), pp. 103.

Chen Jingpan. Confucius as a Teacher. Beijing: China Foreign Languages Press, 1990, 522 pp. in Colloquia Manilana: The Interdisciplinary Journal of the Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies, Inc., vol. 1 (1993), pp/ 108-110.