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Guoxiang Peng-Adjunct Professor
Ph.D. Philosophy, Peking University

Guoxiang Peng is a distinguished professor of Chinese philosophy, intellectual history, and religions at Zhejiang University, China. He was professor at Tsinghua University and Peking University and visiting professor, scholar, and research fellow at various institutions around the world such as Harvard University, Wesleyan University, and University of Hawaii in the United States, Bochum-Ruhr University, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, and Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin in Germany, and National University of Singapore, National University of Taiwan, and Chinese University of Hong Kong in East Asia. He serves various academic organizations including the International Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy, the International Confucian Association, China Confucius Foundation, and Society of the History of Chinese Philosophy, etc. and is board member of academic journals such as Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture, Journal of East Asian Philosophy, Studies in Chinese Religions, Frontiers of Philosophy in China, Comparative and Continental PhilosophyEuropean Journal for Philosophy of Religion, and History of Chinese Philosophy. His publications include The Methodology of Doing Chinese Philosophy(2020)This-worldly Concern of the Wise: The Political and Social Thought of Mou Zongsan(1909-1995) (2016), Revision and New Discovery: Historical Study of Pre-Modern Confucianism from Northern Song till Early Qing Dynasty (2013, 2015), Reconstruction of This Culture of Ours: Confucianism and Contemporary World (2013, 2018, 2019),Confucian Tradition from Classical Period to Its Contemporary Transformation: Speculation and Interpretation (2012), Confucian Tradition and Chinese Philosophy: Retrospect and Prospect in a New Century (2009), Confucian Tradition: Between Religion and Humanism (2007, 2019), The Unfolding of the Innate Good Knowing: Wang Ji and the Yangming Learning in Mid-Late Ming (2003, 2005, 2015) and numerous articles. The awards he has received include the 2016 Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the North (Library of Congress, USA) and 2009 Awardee of the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award (Humboldt Foundation and the Ministry of Education and Research, Germany).