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Wei-Ming Tu is the Harvard-Yenching Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy and of Confucian Studies at Harvard University, and Senior Professor of Philosophy at Peking University in Beijing. He was Director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute (1996-2008), and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Born in Kunming, China, he obtained his B.A. in Chinese Studies at Tunghai University in Taiwan and earned his M.A. in Regional Studies (East Asia) and Ph.D. in History and East Asian Languages at Harvard University. Dr. Tu taught at Princeton University (1967-1971) and the University of California, Berkeley (1971-1981) and has been on the Harvard faculty since 1981.


Confucian humanism, cross-cultural approaches, ecology, environmental preservation, global ethics, interdisciplinary approaches, spirituality

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