He finished his PhD dissertation on Zhu Xi’s moral psychology in 2011 in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. From then on he worked as a Postdoctoral lecturer in School of Philosophy, Wuhan University. He visited Dahlem Humanities Center in the free University of Berlin for half a year (05-10. 2012, IRF Fellowship), working on a comparative philosophy project, with sepcial focus on Max Scheler’s phenomenological ethics and the moral theories of Zhu Xi and Wang Yangming (two of the most important Chinese thinkers of Confucianism in the second millennium). Now he is working as a POINT research fellow.
His project is about the interpretations of Qing (emotion) in Chinese classic studies and their underlying philosophy .His writing project includes:
1. philosophy of emotions: a comparative study as an introduction to Chinese Philosophy (draft in English, also some papers in German)
2. moral psychology in Neo-Confucianism: studies of Zhu Xi and Wang Yangming on their own terms (draft in English, also some papers in German);
3. to compile and translate an anthology of Neo-Confucianism (English or German: now CALLING FOR collaboration)