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Zhe Liu

Visiting Fellow, July - August 2019


Zhe Liu was awarded his PhD in Leuven in 2005 and is currently an associate professor (tenured) in the Department of Philosophy at Peking University (China). He is Deputy Chair of the Department of Philosophy, Deputy Director of the Center for Philosophy and the Future of Humanity, Co-chair of the Berggruen Research Center and Deputy Chair of Academy for Artificial Intelligence in Peking University.

He has been a member of the editorial board of the British Journal for the History of Philosophy since 2014. From 2013 to 2018, he served as the Executive Secretary-General of the Chinese Organizing Committee for the 24th World Congress of Philosophy. From 2017 to 2018, he directed a research project on The Chinese Prospect on the Standardization of Robot Ethics (forthcoming).

His research interests are focused on the theory of subjectivity, German idealism, German and French phenomenology, early modern philosophy as well as ethics for AI and robots. Publications in Chinese include Hegel’s Dialectical-Speculative Concept of Genuine Infinity (2009) and Reading Merleau-Ponty (2011). He has also had research papers published in:  Journal of Idealistic Studies, Philosophy Today, Chiasmi International, Social Sciences in China amongst others.

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