Minghui Xiong

Contact

  • Sun Yat-sen University: Department of Philosophy, 302 Xichang Hall, 135 Xingang West Road, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510275, P. R.
  • Phone: 86-20-8411-3340 Fax: 86-20-8411-0298 Email: hssxmh (at) mail.sysu.edu.cn
  • Homepage: http://logic.sysu.edu.cn/en/faculty/xiongminghui

Current Positions

  • Pearle River Distinguished Professor of Guangdong Province(2013-2018)
  • Vice-Director of Institute of Logic & Cognition, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
  • Professor of Logic, Department of Philosophy, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
  • Professor of Legal Theory, Law School, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
  • Adjunct Director of the Institute for Reasoning, Argumentation & Communication, Southwestern University of Finance & Economics, Chengdu, China
  • Part-time Professor, 2011 Plan of China - Collaborative Innovation Center of Judicial Civilization at China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China

Chief-in-Editors

  • Reasoning, Argumentation & Communication Library published by China Social Sciences Press, Beijing, China.
  • The Collected Translations of Western Classics on Legal Logic published by China University of Political Science and Law Press, Beijing, China.

Memberships and Offices held in Learned Societies

  • Editorial Board of Argumentation (2013-)
  • Editorial Board of Studies in Logic (2008-)
  • Chinese Logical Association
  • Council Member of Chinese Association of Logic (2008-).
  • Vice-president of the Division for Legal Logic (2008- )
  • Vice-president of the Division for Formal Logic (2010- )
  • Scientific Secretary of the Standing Committee of International Conference on Logic, Rationality and Interaction (LORI)
  • International Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA)
  • Supporting Members and Advisory Board of the International Learned Institute for Argumentation Studies (ILIAS)
  • The Abductive Systems Group (TASG)
Interests: 

Informal Logic, Argumentation Theory, Logics for Legal Reasoning & Argumentation, Critical & Creative Thinking, Artificial Intelligence & Law, etc.

Education: 
  • Master in Logic, Southwest University, Chongqing, 1994.
  • Ph. D. in Logic, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, 2007.
Papers: 
  • Minghui Xiong & Linqiong Yan, Mencius’s Strategies of Political Argumentation, Argumentation, online, 19 June 2018 (online).
  • Minghui Xiong & Frank Zenker, Legal Facts in Argumentation-based Litigation Games, Argumentation, vol.32 No.2 2018, pp.197-211.
  • Minghui Xiong & Wenjing Du, Logic for Scientific Legislation (Chinese), Legal Forum, Vol. 32 No.1 2017, pp.80-89.
  • Minghui Xiong & Wenjing Du, Return to Aristotle’s Theory of Argumentation Goodness (Chinese), Henan Social Sciences, Vol. 25 No. 2 2017, pp.98-105.
  • Minghui Xiong & Youyun Lv, the Rationality and Logic for Confucian Philosophical Argumentation (Chinese), J. of Sichuan Normal University, Vol. 42 No. 3 2016, pp. 18-26.
  • Minghui Xiong, Argumentation: Its Past, Current and Future (Chinese), South China Quarterly, Vol. 6 No.2 2016, pp.338-347.
  • Wu Zhou & Minghui Xiong, How to Model Legal Argumentation (Chinese), Philosophical Trends, No. 4 2015, pp.99-104.
  • Minghui Xiong, Theory and Practice of Critical & Creative Thinking (Chinese), J. of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Vol. 28 No. 4 2014, pp.126-131.
  • Minghui Xiong, Classification of Fallacies based-on Argument Evaluation (Chinese), Henan Social Sciences, Vol. 21 No. 5 2013, pp.28-33.
  • Minghui Xiong, Judge’s Art of Argument in Judicial Practice (Chinese), Law Science, Vol.370 No. 9 2012, pp.16-19.
  • Yun Xie & Minghui Xiong,Whose Toulmin, and Which Logic? A response to van Benthem, Cogency: Journal of Reasoning and Argumentation, Vol.4, No.2, 2012, pp. 113-134.
  • Minghui Xiong, Methods of Legal Logic and Achievement of Judicial Fairness and Justice (Chinese), J. of Sun Yat-sen University, Vol. 51 No. 5 2011, pp.143-151.
  • Minghui Xiong, On Inference Rule Set in Legal Logic (Chinese), J. of Social Science in China, Vol 172, No. 4, 2008. pp. 26-35.
  • Minghui Xiong, From Legal Argument to Legal Argumentation (Chinese), J. of Seeking Truth, Vol. 34 No.6, 2007. pp.23-27.
  • Minghui Xiong, The Informal Logical Model of Argumentation and Evaluation and Its Limitations(Chinese), J. of Academic Research, Vol. 274 No.9 2007. pp. 73-79.
  • Minghui Xiong, On Logical Justification of Legal Rationality (Chinese), J. of. Academic Monthly, Vol. 39 No. 5 2007. pp. 20-25.
  • Minghui Xiong, On Argument Evaluation from the Perspective of Informal Logic (Chinese), J. of Studies in Dialectics of Nature, Vol. 22 No.12 2006. pp. 20-25.
  • Minghui Xiong, On Logical Analysis of a Real Argument in Everyday Life (Chinese), J. of Philosophical Research, No.10 2006. pp.120-108.
  • Minghui Xiong, Legal Logic and Critical Thinking (Chinese), J. of Chongqing Institute of Technology (Social Science Edition), Vol. 20 No.7 2006. pp. 13-15
  • Minghui Xiong, Logical Foundation of Legal Argument in Criminal Sui (Chinese)t, J. of Shandong University (Philosophy and Social Sciences), No. 2, 2006, pp.33-42.
  • Minghui Xiong, On Informal Logic: Its Objects and Future Directions (Chinese), J. of Sun Yat-sen University (Social Science Edition), Vol. 46, No.3, 2006, pp.71-75.
  • Minghui Xiong, on the Relationship between Critical Thinking and Logic (Chinese), Modern Philosophy, Vol. No.2, 2006, pp.114-119.
  • Minghui Xiong, Pragma-Dialectics: From a Perspective of Critical Thinking (Chinese), J. of Hunan Sciences & Technology (Social Science Edition), Vol.9 No. 1, 2006, pp.41-46.
  • Minghui Xiong, Informal Turn of Legal Logic (Chinese), Philosophical Trends, No. 3, 2005, pp.72-73.
  • Minghui Xiong, Summary of National Conference on Logic and Computer Science (Chinese), Philosophical Trends, No.4, 2002, pp.19-21.
  • Minghui Xiong, Summary of the 2nd National Conference on Logic and Cognition(Chinese), J. of Dialectics on Nature, Vol. 24, No.6, 2002, pp.88-89.
  • Minghui Xiong and Lu Youyun, On Plato's Lifelong Pursuit of Ideal Kingdom(Chinese), J. of Guangxi University (Philosophy and Social Sciences), Vol.22, No.5, 2000, pp.12-18.
  • Lu Youyun and Minghui Xiong,Logical Puzzle of Traditional Metaphysics(Chinese) J. of Guangxi University (Philosophy and Social Sciences), Vol.22, No.6, 2000,pp.9-16.
  • Minghui Xiong, A Solution of the Liar Paradox Based on Infinite-value Logic(Chinese), J. of Guangxi University ( Philosophy and Social Sciences), Vol. 21, No.1, 1999, pp.16-20
  • Minghui Xiong, On the Solutions of the Liar Paradox Contributed by Western Scholars (Chinese), J. of Social Science of Changsha Electric Power University, No.3, 1996. pp. 7-11.
Publications: 

Conference Papers and Chapters

  • Xuan Yang & Minghui Xiong, Approaching Logos among Reason, Reasonableness and Rationality, In: Laura Benacquista & Pat Bondy (Ed), Proceedings of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation Conference, Vol. 11 (2016), Argumentation, Objectivity and Bias, University of Windsor, May 18-21, 2016.
  • Minghui Xiong & Yun Xie, Logics for Legal Argumentation, In: Johan van Benthem and Fenrong Liu, eds, Logic Across the University: Foundation and Application —Proceedings of the Tsinghua Logic Conference, Beijing, 14-16 October, 2013. Volume 47: Studies in Logic. College Publication. London.
  • Minghui Xiong, Confucian Philosophical Argumentation Skills, in: Dima Mohammed & Marcin Lewiński (Ed), Proceedings of Virtues of Argumentation OSSA 2013, Windsor, Canada, 2013.
  • Yun Xie & Minghui Xiong, Did Toulmin abandon Logic? In: Qinghui Su, Mengyao Peng (eds.) Knowledge and Logic (Chinese), 2012, pp.81-92.
  • Yun Xie & Minghui Xiong, Whose Toulmin, and which logic? A response to van Benthem, In: Frank Zenker (Ed), Proceedings of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation Conference, Vol. 9 (2011) Argumentation: Cognition & Community, University of Windsor, May 8-21, 2011.
  • Minghui Xiong & Yi Zhao, A Defeasible Pragma-dialectical Model of Argumentation, In: Frans H. van Eemeren, J. Anthony Blair, Charles A. Willard & Bart Garrsen eds., Proceedings of the sixth Conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA), Sic Sat, Amsterdam, 2007, p.1541-1548.
  • Minghui Xiong, Legal Argument and Its Evaluation (Chinese), In: Qinyin Liang & Minghui Xiong, Studies in Legal Logic(Ed), Law Press, 2005.
  • Minghui Xiong, Logical Foundation of Legal Reasoning (Chinese), In: Hongyi Ge (Ed), Legal Thinking and Legal Method(ed), Vol.3, 2005.
  • Minghui Xiong, Translation of Henry Prakken, On Formalising Burden of Proof in Legal Argument, In: Archives for Legal Philosophy and Legal Sociology(Chinese), Vol. 8, No.1, 2005.
  • Minghui Xiong, Aristotle, In: Tang Yuanhen et al, The Fortune of the Famous Thinkers in the World(Chinese), Guangxi People Press, 1999, pp.73-85.
  • Minghui Xiong, Plato, In: Tang Yuanhen et al, The Fortune of the Famous Thinkers in the World(Chinese), Guangxi People Press, 1999, pp. 58-72.
  • Minghui Xiong, The State of the Art for the Study in Informal Logic in 2002 (Chinese), In: The Annals of Chinese Philosophy (2002), Philosophical Researches Press, 2003.

Works and Translations

  • Minghui Xiong et al., Translation of Handbook of Argumentation Theory by Frans van Eemeren et al., China Social Sciences Press, 2018.
  • Minghui Xiong & Yi Zhao, Translation of Argumentation – Analysis and Evaluation by Frans van Eemeren et al., China Social Sciences Press, 2018.
  • Jinzhao Chen & Minghui Xiong (Ed), Legal Logic, 2nd edition, Chinese Renmin University Press, 2015.
  • Minghui Xiong, Chunsui Wang & Yanxiao Guo (Ed), Legal China and Method: Proceedings of the 10th Legal Method Symposium, China University of Political Science and Law Press, 2016.
  • Minghui Xiong, Translation of Logical Tools for Modelling Legal Argument by Henry Prakken, China University of Political Science and Law Press, 2015.
  • Minghui Xiong & Yun Xie, Legal Argumentation and Rhetoric: Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference on Legal Rhetoric, China University of Political Science and Law Press, 2014.
  • Minghui Xiong, Litigational Argumentation: Logical Perspective of Litigation Games (Chinese), China University of Political Science and Law Press, 2010.
  • Minghui Xiong, An Introduction to Logic, Fudan University Press, 2011.
  • Qingyin Liang, Minghui Xiong et al. Translation of Legal Argumentation and Evidence by Douglas Walton, China University of Political Science and Law Press, 2010.
  • Fenrong Liu, Frank Veltman & Minghui Xiong (Guest Editors), Knowledge, Rationality & Action, a Special Issue of Synthese, Vol. 165, No.2 2008.
  • Qinyin Liang & Minghui Xiong (Ed), Studies in Legal Logic, Vol. 1, Law Press, 2005.
  • Minghui Xiong & Yi Zhao, Translation of Argumentation: Analysis, Evaluation and Presentation by Frans van Eemeren et al., New World Press, 2006.
Research Projects: 
  • Argumentation Studies in Ancient China, a Special Project on Sinology from Guizhou Office for Philosophy & Social Sciences (2017-2019)
  • Studies in Major Frontier Issues of Argumentation Theory, a key project for Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Science in University from MOE of China (2015-2018)
  • Logical and Reasonable Foundation to Fully Implement Rule of Law, a Key Project from National Office for Philosophy & Social Sciences (2013-2018)
  • Logical and Cognitive Mechanism of Legal Rationality, a Special Project for the High-level Talents in Guangdong Province (2011-2014)
  • Fallacies in Litigation Argumentation, a Key Project from Guangdong Office for Philosophy & Social Sciences (2010-2013)
  • The Theory and Application of Informal Logic, A project of MOE New Century Excellent Talents at Universities (2009-2012)
  • The Study of the Fundamental Frontier-Issues on Informal Logic, a key project for Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Science in University from MOE of China, 2010-2012.
  • The Study of Legal Argument-based Game, a project from Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, 2008-2011.
  • The Study of Legal Argumentation based on Informal Logic, A project from National Philosophy and Social Science Planning Office, 2006-2009.
  • The Application of Logic in Law, a project from Humanity and Social Science Key Projects of Ministry of Education, 2002-2005.
  • Informal Logic and its Application in Law, a project from 985 program of National Education Ministry of China, 2002-2005.
  • Intentional Logic, a project from National Social Science Foundation of China, 2004-2007.
  • Logical Methods in Humanities and Social Science, a project from Key Program of Social Science Foundation in Universities at Guangdong Province, 2005-2008.
Professional Activities: 
  • Scientific Panel for ECA 2019 in Groningen
  • Chair of the International Symposium for Reasoning, Argumentation & Communication (ISRAC-2018, Chengdu)
  • Scientific Panel for ECA 2017 in Freiburg
  • Chair of the International Symposium for Reasoning, Argumentation & Communication (ISRAC-2017, Chengdu)
  • Chair of the 2nd Conference for Logic & Critical Thinking Education in Universities (LoCT-2018, Guangzhou)
  • Chair of the Spring School on Argumentation in AI & Law (SAIL-2018, Guangzhou)
  • Chair of the Parallel Session on AI & Law at the 7th China Intelligence Industry Summit (AI&L@CIIS-2017, Foshan)
  • Chair of the 7th China Conference on Critical Thinking & Creativity Education (CCCC-VII 2017,Chengdu)
  • Chair of the 10th National Conference on Legal Methods (NCLM-2015, Zunyi)
  • PC Member of the 9th International Workshop on Juris-informatics (JURISIN-2015, Kanagawa)
  • PC Member of the 8th International Workshop on Juris-informatics (JURISIN-2014, Kanagawa)
  • PC Member of the 7th International Workshop on Juris-informatics (JURISIN-2013, Yokohama)
  • PC Member of the RULES Conference (RULES-2013, Krakow
  • PC Member of the 4th International Conference on Logic, Rationality and Interaction (LORI-2013, Hangzhou)
  • Local Chair & PC Member and of the 3rd International Conference on Logic, Rationality and Interaction (LORI-2011, Guangzhou)
  • PC Member of the 2nd International Conference on Logic, Rationality and Interaction (LORI-2009, Chongqing)
  • Local Chair & PC Member of the 1st International Conference on Logic, Rationality and Interaction (LORI-2007, Beijing)
  • Chair of the 1st Conference for Logic & Critical Thinking Education in Universities (LoCT-2013, Tongliao)