Professor of Philosophy
Director of Asian and Pacific Studies
BA. MA in philosophy, Peking University, PR China
MA in Philosophy, University of Notre Dame
Ph.D in Philosophy, University of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Specialties: Chinese Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics
Special Interests: Mind and Body in Comparative Philosophy; Daoist Body and Cultivation; Female Daoist Transformation
Manuscript: Lived Yinyang: Archetypes of Chinese Thinking
Essays: "The Virtuous Body at Work: The Ethical Life as Qi in Motion"
"Can Zhuangzi Make Confucians Laugh? Emotion, Propriety and the Role of Laughter"
Internal Alchemy: Self, Society and the Quest for Immortality, edted with Livia Kohn .
Chinese Philosophy in an Era of Globalization [SUNY, 2004].
Images of Women in Chinese Thought and Culture: Writings from the Pre-Qin Period to the Song Dynasty [Hackett, 2003].
"Kundao, A Case of Lived Body," Journal of Chinese Philosophy [Forthcoming].
"Zhang Zai's Theory of Qi," in Companion to Neo-Confucianism, ed. John Makeham [Springer, 2009, forthcoming].
"Yinyang: The Art of Emergence," in Liezi: Daoist Classics, ed. Ronny Littlejohn [SUNY, forthcoming].
"Yinyang," Entry in The Internet Encylopedia of Philosophy (Sept., 2006).
"Virtue, Talent, and Beauty: Authoring a Full-Fledged Womanhood in Lienuzhuan (Biographies of Women)," in Authority in the Confucian Culture, eds. Peter Hershock and Roger Ames [SUNY, 2006]: 93-115.
"Zhou Dunyi's Diagram of the Supreme Ultimate Explained (Taijitu shuo): A Construction of the Confucian Metaphysics," Journal of the History of Ideas (Dec.,, 2005): 307-323.
"Dong Zhongshu's Transformation of Yin/Yang Theory and Contesting of Gender Identity," Philosophy East & West, Vol. 55, No. 2 (April, 2005): 209-232.
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