Visiting Professor

BA (University of Chicago), PhD (University of Michigan)
Rm FKH 203

Brief Biography

Brook Ziporyn is Eliade Mircea Professor of Chinese Religion, Philosophy and Comparative Thought at the University of Chicago. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1996. He has taught Chinese and comparative philosophy at the University of Michigan, Harvard University, Northwestern University and the National University of Singapore.

Research Interests

  1. Daoism
  2. Chinese Buddhism
  3. Confucianism
  4. Spinoza
  5. German Idealism

Selected Publications

  1. The Penumbra Unbound: The Neo-Taoist Philosophy of Guo Xiang; Being and Ambiguity: Philosophical Experiments with Tiantai Buddhism (SUNY Press, 2003)
  2. Ironies of Oneness and Difference: Prolegomena to the Study of Li (SUNY Press, 2012)
  3. Beyond Oneness and Difference: Li and Coherence in Chinese Buddhism and its Antecedents (SUNY Press, 2013)
  4. Emptiness and Omnipresence: An Essential Guide to Tiantai Buddhism (Indiana University Press, 2016)
  5. Daodejing (Translation)
  6. Zhuangzi (Translation)