WANG, Qingjie


B.A. (Nanjing); M.A. (Peking), Ph.D (Tulane)
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Brief Biography

WANG, Qingjie, Ph.D from Tulane University, USA. He taught philosophy in USA for more than 10 years before joining CUHK in 2000. Right now he is a professor at the Dept. of Philosophy of CUHK and specializes in Contemporary European Philosophies, East-West Comparative Philosophies, and Moral Philosophies, etc.

Research Interests

  1. Contemporary European philosophy
  2. Comparative philosophy
  3. Moral philosophy
  4. Metaphysics

Selected Publications

Books authored, edited & translated (selected)

  1. Wang, Qingjie, Zhang Renzhi, (co-ed.) Heidegger: Translation, Interpretation and Understanding. (Beijing: San Lian Publisher, 2017).
  2. Wang,Qingjie, 2016. Moral Affection and The Confucian Exemplary Ethics of Virtue. Beijing: Peking University Press.
  3. Wang, Qingjie, 2015. Heidegger and The Beginning of Philosophy. Beijing: Sanlian Publisher.
  4. Sun, Zhouxin, Wang, Qingjie, (co-ed.) Major Works of Martin Heidegger (30 vols.). Beijing: Shangwu Press. (We have been published 15 vol. since 2014 and will complete the whole 30 vol. within next 2 years).
  5. Wang, Qingjie, (trans.) 2015. A New Translation of Einfuehrung in die Metaphysik, (Martin Heidegger) Beijing: Shangwu Press.
  6. Chen Jiaying & Wang Qingjie, (co-trans.) Being and Time, (Martin Heidegger), Beijing: Shangwu Press, (1st edition 1987, 2nd edition 1997, 2nd revised edition 2016).
  7. Wang, Qingjie, (trans.) Kant und das Problem der Metaphysik. (Martin Heidegger) Shanghai: Shanghai Yiwen Press.
  8. Wang, Qingjie, 2004, Heidegger and A Hermeneutical Interpretation of Confucianism and Daoism, Beijing: Renmin University Press.


Journal articles & book chapters (selected)

  1. “Two Starting Points in Heidegger’s Critical Interpretation of Kant’s Transcendental Imagination,” in Geniusas (ed.), Stretching the Limits of Productive Imagination: Studies in Kantianism, Phenomenology and Hermeneutics. Rowman & Littlefield, 2018 (forthcoming).
  2. “Body, Intimateness and the Ground of Confucian Ethics,” in Gregory S. Moss and Robert H. Scott (ed.) The Significance of Indeterminacy: Asian and Continental Perspectives, Routledge, 2018 (forthcoming).
  3. “On Moral Affection and Confucian Formative-Exemplary Ethics of Virtue”, Academic Monthly, 8(2016), 32-39.
  4. “Thing-ing and No-thing in Heidegger, Kant and Laozi”, Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy, 2(2016). 159-174.
  5. “Transcendental Imagination or Existential-transcendental Einbildungskraft? – Heidegger’s Interpretation and Criticism of Kant”, Modern Philosophy, 4(2016), 58-65.
  6. “Heidegger and the ‘Abgrund’ of Metaphysics”, Modern Philosophy, 1(2015), 9-15.
  7. “Heidegger’s Phenomenological Conception of Phenomenon and Wang Yangming’s ‘Extension of Original Moral Knowing’”, Journal of Guangxi University, 2 (2015), 7-22.
  8. “The Problem of Transzendenz and Transzendental in Heidegger’s Being and Time”, Journal of Tongji University (Social Science Section), 1(2014), 24-39.
  9. “Heidegger’s Dasein and Its Three Major Chinese Translations”, Social Sciences in Chinese Higher Education, 2(2014), 40-54
  10. “Is ‘Kongfuzi’ Local or Imported?”, Journal of Shenzhen University (Humanities and Social Sciences), 30/4(2013), 38-42.
  11. “Kant’s Threefold Definition of ‘Transzendental’ and A Transcendental- Phenomenological Critique of Kant” – also on Chinese translations of ‘Transzendental’”, World Philosophy, 4(2012), 5-23.
  12. “Hermeneutics, Truth and Interpretation of Truth”, in Wang, Wen-Sheng (ed.) New Horizon of Philosophy in Chinese (1st Edition), (Taipei: Xuesheng Book Publisher) . 201-224.
  13. “On Moral Obligations and Ethical Norm”, Philosophical Analysis, 2/5 (2011), 31-41.
  14. “Virtue Ethics and Being-Morally-Moved”. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy, 9/3(2010), 309-
  15. “Translator’s Introduction of Heidegger’s Kant and the Problem of Metaphysic”, Lens, 70(2010), 60-62.
  16. “Being-morally-moved and the Starting Points of Moral Consciousness”, Philosophical Researches, 10(2010), 100-110.
  17. “Heidegger’s Fourfold and Laozi’s Theory of ‘Wu’”. Phenomenology and Humanities 2(2005)(Taibei: City Publisher,2005), 261-314.
  18. “On Truth and ‘Dao-li’ ”, Theoria 2005, ed. Zhao Tingyang, (Beijing: Renmin Univ. Press, 2005), pp.98-107.
  19. “Truth of Interpretation and A True Interpretation”, Forum of Chinese Phenomenology and Philosophy, 5(2003), pp.262-295.
  20. “On the Chinese Understandings and Translations of Heidegger’s Ereignis, World Philosophy, 4(2003),pp.2-9.
  21. “It-self-so-ing” and “Other-ing” in Laozi’s Concept of Zi Ran”, in Comparative Approaches to Chinese Philosophy, edited by Bo Mou, Ashgate World Philosophy Series, Ashgate, UK, 2003. pp.225 — 244.
  22. “Genealogical Self and a Confucian Way of Self-making,” in International Philosophical Quarterly, vol.42, no.1, (2002). pp. 93-112,
  23. “On Knowledge and Doubt”, Social Sciences in China,4 (2002), pp.62-73.
  24. “Heng and Temporality of Dao: Laozi and Heidegger,” in Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy, vol.1, no.1, pp.55-71. Winter 2001. Republished in Space, Time, and Culture, edited by David Carr and Cheung Chan-Fai, Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht/ Boston/London, 2004, pp. 201-218.
  25. “On The Dao Encounters the West – Explorations in Comparative Philosophy,” in China Review International, Spring issue, 2001, pp. 157-161.
  26. “Heidegger’s Social Ontology and His Conception of Mit-Sein” Forum of Chinese Phenomenology and Philosophy, 4(2001), pp.25-54.
  27. “Laozi’s Heng Dao and Appropriation of Nature,” in Asian Philosophy, vol.10, no.2, (2000), pp.149-163.
  28. “The Golden Rule and Interpersonal Care – from a Confucian Perspective,” in Philosophy East & West, vol.49, 4, (1999), pp. 415-438.
  29. “The Confucian Filial Obligation and Care for Aged Parents,” in Confucian Bio-ethics, ed. by Ruiping Fan, Dordrecht/Boston: Kluwer Ac. 1999, pp.235-256.
  30. “On Laozi’s Concept of Ziran,” in The Journal of Chinese Philosophy, 24 (1997), pp. 291-321.
  31. “Dasein as Qin-zai and Xiong’s China Concern“, in Voice of Freedom (Beijing: San Lian Publisher, 1997); pp.383-387.
  32. “Heidegger and Inter-cultural Dialogue,” in Analecta Husserliana, vol.47, ed. by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Dordrecht/Boston: Kluwer Ac. 1995, pp.281-311.
  33. Chen Jiaying & Wang Qingjie “Postscripts for Chinese Translation of Heidegger’s Being and Time”, in Culture: China and the World, 2(1987), pp.338-351.