Former Students

Name and Research Area​ Supervisor​​
LiJifen.jpg Li Jifen 

MA, Renmin University of China, 2008-2011, Renmin University of China, 2008-2011
BA, Qufu Normal University, 2004-2008, Qufu Normal University, 2004-2008

Research Interests
Li Jifen studied in the graduate programme of philosophy at Renmin University of China, under the supervision of Prof. Xiang Shiling in 2008 to 2011. Her major research area was Neo-Confucianism. In 2011, she completed her thesis on A New Study of Liu Chang's Thought of Doubting about the Classics, for which she received the Excellent MA Thesis Award. She has been working on Chinese philosophy in NTU with Prof. Li Chenyang since 2011. Her research interests include Neo-Confucianism, Chinese classical philosophy, and comparative studies between Western Philosophy and Eastern Philosophy. Now, her research focuses on the Xunzi. 

Li Jifen is now teaching at Renmin University of China as an Assistant Professor.   

​​Li C​henyang​

LIU Linna

Liu Linna is now a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at Suzhou University, China.
​Li Chenyang​

​SUN Qingjuan​

MA, Philosophy, Shandong University, 2012
BA, Chine, Chinese, History and Philosophy, Shandong University, 2009

Research Interests
Qingjuan focuses mainly on Chinese Philosophy, especially Confucianism. She is also interested in comparative philosophy and feminism. The topic she's now working on is "Confucian Ethics in the Light of the Wu Xing Texts".

Sun Qingjuan is now an Assistant Professor at Hunan University, China.
Li Chenyang

HE Fan

MA, Chinese History, Beijing Normal University

BA, Applied Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Research Interests
He Fan's interests focus on Classical Chinese philosophy, especially Confucian and Taoist texts. His dissertation is to examine the concept of harmony in early Han dynasty, that is, how philosophers in early Han adopted the concept of harmony to guide people to live an ideal life in the world.

He Fan is now an Assistant Professor at Sichuan University, China.
​Li Chenyang


MA, Shandong University, 2013, Shandong University, 2013
BA, Northeast Normal University, 2010

Research Interests
Lili's research interests are Chinese Philosophy, especially the comparative studies between Confucianism and Buddhism, Confucianism and Catholicism, Confucianism and Zhouyi (the book of changes).

Zhang Lili is now an Assistant Researcher at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), China.

Li Chenyang