Prof. Bai Zongrang received his PhD degree in Chinese philosophy from Peking University and PhD in Comparative Literature from Capital Normal University. He is currently Assistant Professor of the School of Humanities and Social Science, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. His research interests lie in Chinese philosophy, comparative philosophy, and world civilizations. He has rich experience in the studies of Confucianism, Daoism, The Book of Changes, and Civilizational Dialogues, and published extensively on these topics. 


Chinese philosphy, Comparative Philosophy, World Civilizations



[1]     Cosmos and Consciousness: Dialogue between Quantum Theory and Heart-Mind Philosophy. (on-going project)

[2]     The Book of Change: The Symbiosis of Heaven-Earth-Humanity. (on-going project)

[3]     The Communion of Immanence-Transcendence in Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, Christian Mysticism, and Islamic Sufism. (forthcoming)

[4]     A Holistic View toward the Wisdom of the Doctrine of Mean in the Original Confucianism. Beijing: China Books Publisher, 2020.

[5]     American Confessional Poetry Studies. Shanghai: Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press, 2019. (co-authored with Prof. Peng Yu)

[6]     Shakespeare Ascending the Throne of Dramatic Art. Beijing: China Film Publisher, 2014.



[1]     Mill, John Stuart. On Bentham and Coleridge. Shanghai: Shanghai People’s Publishing House, 2009.

[2]     Tu, Weiming. “Spiritual Humanism―An Emerging Global Discourse”, The 8th World Confucian Conference Proceedings, 2017 September 20, Qufu city, Shandong Province, China. Beijing: Culture and Art Publishing House, 2018.

Selected Papers:

[1]     “The Five-Level Theory of Longevity in the Inner Canon”, Traditional Chinese Medicine Culture, 2020(6)

[2]     “The Value of Subjectivity in Confucius’ Theory of Ren”, Huazhong Chinese Studies, 2020(2)

[3]     “The Holism in Confucian Doctrine of Mean”, China Culture, 2019(1):66-81.

[4]     “A New Interpretation of Gewu Zhizhi in Great Learning”, Baoji Liberal Arts College Journal, 2019(6): 10-14.

[5]     “The Artistic Dimension of Confucian Self-Cultivation”, Journal of Aesthetic Education. 2019(6): 74-80.

[6]      “Confucian Good Human Nature Theories before Mencius”, Studies on Values and Ethics, 2019(2):

[7]     “The Transcendent Dimension of Confucian Self-Cultivation in the Perspective of Heavenly Dao”, Yulin College Journal, 2019(5): 18-22.

[8]     “A New Interpretation of the Religiosity of the Original Confucianism”, Yuandao. 2019(1). No.37: 23-36.

[9]     “The Double Approaches of the Unity and Division of Heaven and Human in the Original Confucianism”, China Culture. 2018 (2): 204-213.

[10]  “The Interconnection between Singularity and Holistic Unity in Confucianism”, Jianghan Academics. 2018 (6): 113-122.

[11]  “The Mystical Dimension of Shendu in the Original Confucianism”, paper speech presented at the 24th World Congress of Philosophy, Section 39, CNCC, Beijing, August 14, 2018.

[12]  “Sage of Temporality and Unity of Heaven and Human”, Chinese Culture Studies. 2018(3):1-20.

[13]  “Rationality Meets Ren: Beyond Virtue Catalogues for a World Business Ethos”, Humanistic Management Journal, 2018(3):187-201.

[14]  “The Unity of Humanity and Propriety in Confucianism”, Jiujiang College Journal. 2019(1):65-70.

[15]  “The Inner and Outer Approaches of Confucian Self-Cultivation”, Jining College Journal. 2019 (1): 1-6.

[16]  “The Importance of Causes and Contributions in Confucianism”, Guanxi Normal University Journal. 2019 (1): 24-30.

[17]  “The Intellectual Tradition of Confucianism”, Guangming Daily, 4 August 2018, page 11.

[18]  “The Approach of Embodied Knowledge for Confucianism Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong University Journal. 2018(5):1-15.

[19]  “Confucianism and the Traditional and Future Concepts of Science and Technology”, Lvliang College Journal. 2018(4): 1-5.

[20]  “The Same Origin of Confucianism and Traditional Chinese Medicine”, Gongqingyuan. 2018(9): 10-13.

[21]  “Contemporary Theories of Confucian Subjectivity”, Shaoxing University Journal. 2018(5):1-6.

[22]  “Economics Returning to the Knowledge of Humanity”, Beijing Financial Review. 2018(1):25-28.

[23]  “Confucianism and Sun Lutang’s Thought of Martial Arts”, Martial Arts Studies. 2018(1):1-5.

[24]  “The Indirect Paradigm of Confucian Entrepreneurship Studies”, Business Studies. 2017(10):1-9.

[25]  “Anne Sexton and Poetic Therapy”, New Perspectives on World Literature. 2014(6):55-57.

[26]  “Coleridge on the Organic Unity of Shakespearean Drama”, Foreign Literature. 2014(5):89-95.

[27]  “On Yijing in Chinese and English Nature Poetry”, US-China Foreign Language. 2014(5): 415-421.

[28]  “A Chinese Aesthetics Reading of Wordsworth's Tintern Abbey―with a comparison to Chunjiang Huayue Ye”, International Journal of Comparative Literature & Translation Studies. 2014(4): 11-18.

[29]  “Coleridge’s New Interpretation of the Character Type of Shakespearean Drama”, Drama Family, 2014(3):209-211.

[30]  “The Dilemma of Neo-Classical Shakespearean Criticism”, Sichuan Theatre. 2014(3):40-47.

[31]  “Coleridge’s Defense of the Morality of Shakespearean Drama”, Foreign Language and Literature Studies. 2014(1):38-45.

[32]  “Coleridge’s Defense of Shakespearean Artistic Judgement”, Foreign Language and Translation, 2014(2):60-66.

[33]  “Coleridge’s Thought of Organic Unity”, English Studies, 2014(2):20-23.

[34]  “Life Studies and Robert Lowell’s Transformation of Poetic Style”, College English. 2011(1):151-153.

[35]  “Rethinking Anne Sexton’s Technique of poetry”, World Literature Review. 2011(1):79-81.

[36]  “Mainstream poets in the 19th century”,the third chapter of The History and Origin of American Poetry, edited by Peng Yu. Beijing: Guangmin Daily Press, 2010.

[37]  “Coleridge’s Interpretation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet”, Sino-US English Teaching. 2009(12): 57-59.

[38]  “Colertidge on the Organic Unity of the Characters in Shakespearean Drama”, Shanxi Normal University Journal. 2009(special): 49-51.

[39]  A Comparative Study of Tintern Abbey and ChunJianghuayueye”, Mingzuoxinshang. 2009(2):29-32.

[40]  “Coleridge’s Ethics of Literary Criticism”, Shanxi Normal University Journal. 2008(5):114-116.

[41]  “A Life Aesthetics Reading of Confucius thought of Art and Literature”, North Forum, 2008(3):5-9.

[42]  “Analysis of the Confucian Origin of the Ode to Jinci”, Jinyang Academic Journal, 2008(2):41-44.

[43]  “The Humanistic Concern of Emerson’s On Nature”, Foreign Language Studies. 2004(Spring): 62-64.