Bernd Ladwig is Professor of Political Theory and Philosophy at Freie Universität Berlin. His main research interest is among others Political Theory and Philosophy with a focus on Human Rights, Justice and Equality, Normative Theories of Global Relations, Multiculturalism and Immigration, Theories of Democracy. His most recent publications include "Politische Philosophie der Tierrechte" (Suhrkamp 2020).More
Karyn Lai is Professor of Philosophy at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. Her main research interest is pre-Qin Confucian and Daoist philosophy and comparative Chinese-western philosophical research. She engages in current philosophical debates in areas such as moral philosophy, environmental ethics, reasoning and argumentation as well as epistemology using insights taken from Chinese philosophies. Her newest publications includes the book Learning from Chinese Philosophies (Routledge 2016).More
Rahel Jaeggi is Professor of Practical Philosophy, Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy at the Humboldt University in Berlin. As a visiting professor, she has taught at Yale University, Fudan University in Shanghai, New School for Social Research in New York, and was a fellow at the Institute for Advance Studies at Princeton University. The subject of her research includes the concepts of alienation, commodification or reification, ideology, form of life, institution, and solidarity. Jaeggi is considered a representative of contemporary critical theory. She has been director of the Center for Humanities and Social Change in Berlin since 2018. Her recent publications include "Capitalism - A Conversation in Critical Theory" (with Nancy Fraser), Cambridge: Polity Press (2018).More
Sally Haslanger is Ford Professor of Philosophy and Women’s and Gender Studies at MIT. She has published in metaphysics, epistemology, feminist theory, and critical race theory. Broadly speaking, her work links issues of social justice with contemporary work in epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mind. A collection of her papers that represent this effort over twenty years was collected in Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique (Oxford 2012), and it received the Joseph B. Gittler award for outstanding work in philosophy of the social sciences.More
Sungmoon Kim is professor of political theory at City University of Hong Kong where he also serves as Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and director of the Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy. As the former Berggruen Fellow at Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Kim has published in Confucian democratic and constitutional theory, history of East Asian political thought, comparative political theory, and Korean politics. His latest book is entitled Theorizing Confucian Virtue Politics: The Political Philosophy of Mencius and Xunzi (Cambridge University Press 2020).More
Tadeusz Wieslaw Zawidzki is associate professor and Chair of Philosophy at George Washington University. He received his BA in philosophy from the University of Ottawa, Canada, his MA in philosophy of cognitive science from the University of Sussex, UK, and his PhD from the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology program at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author or co-author of 26 articles and book chapters on the philosophy of cognitive science, and two monographs: Dennett (2007, Oneworld), and Mindshaping (2013, MIT Press). He is a founding member and co-director of George Washington University’s Mind-Brain Institute, administering itsmind/brain studies minor.More
Aaron's research interests include the philosophy of law, legal history, and law and religion.
Ahyoung’s research interest centers on early Chinese political philosophy, comparative political theory, and history of political thought. She is currently a doctoral student at Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong.
Alice's research interests centre on early modern philosophy (Spinoza), Song Neo-Confucianism (the Cheng brothers). Her current research focuses on notions of reason and rationality as identifiable in the two traditions.
In her research, Anja focuses on Emotion and Empathy, memory and remembering in individuals and groups, and Chinese philosophy.
Chenyang Li specializes in Chinese philosophy and comparative philosophy.
David's research interests are Chinese philosophy, philosophy of history, philosophy of culture.
Floris' research interests include political theory, social theory, political economy, populism, and racism.
Le's research interest is the philosophy of the Ming dynasty in Chinese history.
Lee's research interests centre on issues in ethics, social philosophy, early Chinese philosophy, and comparative philosophy. She is currently working at Nanyang Technological University.
Mog's main research focus is embodied and enactive cognitive science. She is currently working on connecting this research with topics related to education and Chinese philosophy.
Qian’s research areas are: Philosophy of Human Dignity, Neo-Confucianism, and Comparative Philosophy
Ralph Weber specializes in Comparative philosophy, Chinese political philosophy, Confucianism as well as methodological and conceptual aspects of translinguistic and transcultural research
Stefan Gosepath's interests and work focus on political philosophy/theory (especially theories of (global) justice, equality, democracy, human rights, responsibility, and questions of applied political philosophy/theory), social philosophy and the philosophy of law, as well as the theory of action, the philosophy of science (especially the social sciences), theories of the good life, meta-ethics (especially theories of rationality, normativity, and reasons), ethics, and applied ethics.
Taylor's main research interests focus on theories of global justice and the philosophy of work. He is also exploring a non-ideal way of doing political theory derived from analytical political and critical social theory.
Tobias's research revolves around social philosophy, distributed cognition, metacognition, and agency in and of socio-technical systems. In research projects ranging from the ethical implications of social robotics to the question of collective agency and collective intentionality, he is always interested in the special connection between mind and sociality.
Yutang Jin recently graduated from Oxford University as a DPhil in politics and is joining the Department of Politics at Princeton University as a postdoc. His current research explores a normative account of Confucian democracy along with its implications for contemporary East Asia.
Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Abhishek is interested in the Philosophy of Mind, as well as Eastern and Western Philosophy of Self.
Andrée's research revolves around political philosophy, Kant, modern philosophy, philosophy of law and international relations theory.
Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Annika is doctoral scholar at the research project “Der Blick nach unten: Soziale Konflikte in der Ideengeschichte der Demokratie”. She is interested in the conceptualization of ‘Othered’ groups and roles in theories on liberal democracy and which narratives are used to legitimize the public/political exclusion of the Others.
Utrecht University, Netherlands
In her doctoral research project, Barbara is working on a theory of social justice for business corporations. She is very interested in exploring the ways we can rethink the concept of legitimacy and responsibility as well as the role of institutions and individuals in politically stable society.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Cheungs research explores ethics using decision theory, modal logic, and computation theory.
University of Hamburg, DFG Graduate Program: Collective Decision Making, Germany
Christian's research is located within democratic theory. Over the last few years he has developed a keen interest in comparative political theory and Chinese political theory and philosophy.
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
James Dominics research is concerned with Metaphysics, practical reason and issues connected with perfectionism and liberal political theory.
Saint Louis University, Missouri, United States
Jeremy's research revolves around Foucault and Nietzsche for the sake of my dissertation and I have looked at Wendy Brown and Haiyan Lee. Furthermore he is studying classical Chinese philosophy.
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Katherine is currently working on Chinese political philosophy, political anthropology, and intercultural communication. Born in Caracas, majored in Social Anthropology at the Central University of Venezuela, currently researching on political equality in contemporary Confucian philosophy as part of a master’s in philosophy at Adam Mickiewicz University.
University of Vienna, Austria
Lubomir is currently writing a book focusing on intercultural philosophy trying to open a dialogue between Critical Theory and Chinese (political) philosophy. His research explores Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy and Social Theory.
The Graduate Center, CUNY, United States
Ancient Greek Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Archaeology
Institute for European Global Studie, University of Basel, Switzerland
Milan's general research interests and educational background lie in Modern China, Modern Confucianism, Political Theory, and the History of Ideas.
University of Warsaw, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland
Nastazja's research interests concern Chinese philosophy, the school of names' tradition and Mencian thought in particular. Her works revolve around semiotics, philosophy of language, theoretical linguistics, cognitive linguistics, ontology, philosophy of mind and perception.
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
Her areas of interest are Philosophy of Action, Ethics, Phenomenological-Existentialism, Buddhism, Contemporary Indian and Western Thinkers. She hopes to explore the different philosophical perspectives at the Summer School to understand their importance to the various philosophical issues on Freedom of the Will.
Center for Comparative Philosophy, Duke University, United States
She is currently working on Wang Daiyu (王岱舆 1570-1660), a pioneering figure in the Chinese Islamic philosophical tradition.
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Her research explores ways of re-embracing and re-conceptualising civic virtue within theories of global non-domination.
City University of New York, Graduate Center (Philosophy department), United States
He is currently working on Confucianism and neo-Confucianism, moral psychology, and self-cultivation.
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Germany
His interests are International Relation Theory, Comparative Political Thought, Multiethnic governance in China.
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Sophia's research interests include pre-Qin Confucian moral philosophy, feminist moral philosphy, and comparative philosophy.
Johns Hopkins University (JHU), United States
Metaphysics • Philosophy of Language • Feminist Philosophy • Epistemology • Philosophy of Science