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Tze-ki Hon

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Tze-ki Hon received a BA degree from the University of Hong Kong, a MA degree from the University of Michigan, and a PhD degree from the University of Chicago. Previously he taught at Hanover College in Indiana (1992-1996), State University of New York at Geneseo (1996-2016), and City University of Hong Kong (2017-2021). He is a specialist of the Yijing, particularly its textual body and its commentarial traditions.  He has also published on the cultural history of China, modern Chinese thought, and the western studies of Chinese classics. He wrote three books: The Yijing and Chinese Politics (2005), Revolution as Restoration (2013), The Allure of the Nation (2015). He co-authored Teaching the I Ching (Book of Changes) (2014) with Geoffrey Redmond. He edited six volumes including Confucianism for the Contemporary World (2017), Cold War Cities (2021), and The Other Yijing (2022). His articles have appeared in Journal of Chinese Philosophy, Modern China, Monumenta Serica, and Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies.

Selected publications
  • The Other Yijing: The Book of Changes in Chinese History, Politics, and Everyday Life. Leiden: Brill, 2022.
  • Cold War Cities: The Politics of Space in Europe and Asia during the 1950s. London: Routledge, 2021.
  • Confucianism for the Contemporary World: Global Order, Political Pluralism, Social Actions (co-edited with Kristin Stapleton). Albany: SUNY Press, 2017.
  • The Allure of the Nation: Cultural and Historical Debates in Late Qing and Republican China. Leiden: Brill, 2015.
  • Revolution as Restoration: Guocui xuebao and China’s Path to Modernity, 1905-1911. Leiden: Brill, 2013.