Yuk HUI (Prof. Dr. phil. habil.) is a professor of philosophy and chair of human conditions at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands. Hui studied computer engineering at the University of Hong Kong and philosophy at Goldsmiths College in London where he wrote his doctoral thesis under the French philosopher Bernard Stiegler (1952-2020). He obtained his Habilitation (venia legendi in philosophy of technology) from the Leuphana University Lüneburg. He also holds a professorship at the City University of Hong Kong as well as visiting professorships at the University of Tokyo, China Academy of Art and Strelka Institute Moscow. Hui is a juror of the Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture since 2020, and convenor of the Research Network for Philosophy and Technology since 2014.
Hui published on philosophy and technology in periodicals such as Research in Phenomenology, Philosophy Today, Metaphilosophy, Theory Culture and Society, Angelaki, Parrhesia, Cahiers Simondon, Deleuze Studies, Derrida Today, Techné, Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie, Implications Philosophiques, Krisis, Intellectica. He is series editor of “Philosophy of Media and Technology” of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press and the founding editor of Technophany- A Journal for Philosophy and Technology (Radboud University Press). He is co-editor of 30 Years after Les Immatériaux: Art, Science and Theory (Meson, 2015) and Cosmotechnics: For a Renewed Concept of Technology in the Anthropocene (Routledge, 2021), and editor of Philosophy after Automation (Philosophy Today, Vol.64 No.2, 2021).
Hui is author of several monographs including On the Existence of Digital Objects (prefaced by Bernard Stiegler, University of Minnesota Press, 2016), The Question Concerning Technology in China -An Essay in Cosmotechnics (Urbanomic, 2016), Recursivity and Contingency (R&LI, 2019), Art and Cosmotechnics (University of Minnesota Press, 2021) and forthcoming Machine and Sovereignty (University of Minnesota Press, 2024) . His books have been reviewed and endorsed by The Philosophical Quarterly, Radical Philosophy, Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie, Theory Culture and Society, Issue in Science and Technology, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Folha de Sao Paulo among others; and have been translated into a dozen languages including German, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Norwegian, Polish, Czech, Spanish and Portuguese.