Mr Rui Zhu

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

Kia ora!  I am Zhu Rui, a PhD student coming from China. Just call me "Ray" for it shares the same pronunciation with my given name. I got my bachelor degree of philosophy in Northwest University (Xi'an, China) . After graduation I became a comedian actor in online sitcom, you can watch my works here: 

http://tv.sohu.com/20111010/n321715324.shtml

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeOfKsHgd5Q&list=PL7FB56700A9D37ED1

But I prefer to be a scholar, thus started my postgraduate life focusing on logic in Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS)  in 2011. After graduation in 2014, I choose to study oversea for a higher degree.

Now I study logic in the ARTS of the UoA. As a logic student, my interests ranges quite widely from humanities to science, I love to read or discuss about philosophy, history, math, movie, soccer, computer game and popular science and I devote myself to extend my logic studies to such area. 

Research | Current

Logic, Epistemic logic, Justification logic

Areas of expertise

Logic, philosophy

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Dr Jeremy Seligman (Supervisor) http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/people/jsel014

Prof. Dr. Frederick Kroon (Co-Supervisor) http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/people/fkro002

Dr. Patrick Girard http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/people/pgir006

Dr Andrew Withy (Academic brother) http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/people/awit004

Mr Liang Zhen  (Academic brother) http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/people/zlia271