Robin R. Wang

Robin R. Wang

Philosopher; 2016-2017 Berggruen Fellow at CASBS

Biography

ROBIN R. WANG is a Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles and the President of international Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy. She is the author of an influential book: Yinyang: the Way of Heaven and Earth in Chinese Thought and Culture, (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and the editor of Chinese Philosophy in an Era of Globalization , (SUNY Press, 2004) and Images of Women in Chinese Thought and Culture: Writings from the Pre-Qin Period to the Song Dynasty (Hackett, 2003). Her current research focuses on a conceptual framework or a different model for thinking about a wider range of philosophical, cultural, and political problems in this globalized world. She has regularly given presentations in North America, Europe, and Asia and has also been a consultant for the media, law firms, museums, K-12 educators, and health care professionals. She was a credited Cultural Consultant for the movie Karate Kid, 2010.