Department of Philosophy
Name:Wu Yun

Research Expertise:Moral and political philosophy; comparative philosophy

Courses:1.The Origin of the Western Spirit (Introduction of Greek Philosophy)  2.The World of Plato  3. An Overview of Chinese Culture (for Foreign Students) (focusing on the Pre-Qin Chinese Philosophy) 

Biography:Wu Yun, born in Hubei province in 1982, received BA from Pilot Program on Comparative Studies between Sino-Western Philosophy, School of Philosophy, Wuhan University, received both Master and Doctoral degrees (2012) from Department of Philosophy, Tsinghua University; studied at Hope College in Michigan, USA as a visiting student between 2005 and 2006, visited Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University in Canada between 2009-2010, and currently is visiting University of California, Berkeley as a visiting scholar from 2016 to 2017.

Translation book (from English to Chinese, about 270.000 Chinese characters): Antoine Pecoud, Migration Without Borders: Essays on the Free Movement of People, Yilin Press, 2011. 

1. 《是否应当宽容不宽容者?》(Toleration of the Intolerant?),《道德与文明》(Morality and Civilization)(CSSCI), vol.6, 2016.
2.《宽容源于理性?——基于霍布斯宽容观的反思》(Toleration Originates from Reason? A Reflection based on Hobbes’ Doctrine of Toleration ),《国外理论动态》(Foreign Theoretical Trends)(CSSCI),vol. 3, 2015. 
3.The Revival of Confucianism in an Age of Globalization: Towards a Critical Confucianism, O MNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society, 5 (1), 2014. 
4.《怜悯之心与理想政治——卢梭“怜悯心”与孟子“恻隐之心”之比较》(Compassion and Ideal Politics: A Comparison between Rousseau’s ‘pitie’ and Mencius ‘sympathy’),《马克思主义美 学》(Research on Marxist Aesthetics) (CSSCI),Vol.1, 2014。 
5.《析洛克对宗教宽容的契约论式辩护》(An Analysis of Locke’s Contractual Justification of Religious Toleration),《求是学刊》(Qiushi Journal)(CSSCI),Vol.3, 2013. 
6. Book Review Essay (Wonsuk Chang and Leah Kalmanson (eds), Confucianism in Context: Classic Philosophy and Contemporary Issues, East Asia and beyond, SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2010, ISBN 978-1-4383-3191-8), China R eview International, 18 (4), 2012. 
7. Rawlsian Toleration and Its Critics, Ritsumeikan Language and Cultural Studies, 23 (4), 2012. 
8.《基督宗教与儒家权威观之比较——从“畏”的观念看》(A Comparison between Confucian and Christian Idea of Authority : From the Concept of “Fear”),《中西文化交流学报》 (Journal of Sino-Western Communications),Issue 2, Vol. 2, 2011. 
9. “An Analysis of Confucian Toleration”, Global COE Program ars vivendi, Kyoto: Ristumeikan University, 2008. ( ISSN:1882-6539) 

1.University Grant Projects: (1) Comparative Studies on Sino-Western Views of Political Emotions—Based on A Comparison between Confucianism and Western Liberalism (2) Studies on Political Emotions in the Multicultural Era
2.Provincial/Ministerial Grant Project: Comparative Studies on Sino-Western Views of Political Emotions (First Class, General Financial Grant from the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation)
National Grant Project: Studies on the Paradox of Toleration in the Multicultural Era (National Social Science Fund Project)