Yao Lin

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Yao Lin (B.A., biology, Peking University; M.A., philosophy, Peking University) is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at Columbia University. Currently working on the relations between value pluralism and liberal democracy, he has broad interests in moral and political philosophy, including democratic theory, human rights, global and transitional justice, and bioethics. In addition to academic research, he is also involved in human rights activism in China, and regularly contributes political commentaries and philosophical essays to Chinese media.