Christopher New

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Christopher New is an English author and philosopher who, beginning in 1969, spent many years as head of the philosophy department at The University of Hong Kong. He is the author of a historical novel series, The China Coast Trilogy, which spans most of the twentieth century and deals with the British presence in China. He has also written novels set in India, Egypt and Europe. His novels have been widely translated. He currently divides his time between Asia and Europe.


China Coast Trilogy[edit]

Other novels[edit]



  • The Philosophy of Literature: An Introduction, Routledge. 1999. ISBN 0-415-14485-X


  • New, C.G. (1 July 1966). "IV.—A Plea for Linguistics". Mind. 75 (299): 368–384. doi:10.1093/mind/LXXV.299.368. 
  • New, Christopher (April 1974). "Saints, Heroes and Utilitarians". Philosophy. 49 (188): 179–189. doi:10.1017/S0031819100048051. 
  • New, Christopher (January 1992). "Time and Punishment". Analysis. 52 (1): 35–40. doi:10.2307/3328880. 
  • New, Christopher (June 1993). "Antitheism: A Reflection". Ratio. 6 (1): 36–43. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9329.1993.tb00051.x. 
  • New, Christopher (January 1995). "Punishing Times: Reply to Smilansky". Analysis. 55 (1): 60–62. doi:10.2307/3328621. 
  • New, Christopher (Autumn 1997). "A Note on Truth in Fiction". The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. 55 (4): 421–423. doi:10.2307/430930. 

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