Jin is a lecturer in General Education in the School of Humanities and Social Science at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. Jin was born in Seoul, Korea, and raised in the USA (in Bay Area, California). After finishing his undergraduate degree at UC Berkeley, Jin moved to Hong Kong to complete his postgraduate degrees at both The University of Hong Kong and The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His current research interests include specific areas in the philosophy of language, metaethics, law and jurisprudence.

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