Xianglong Zhang

Xianglong Zhang

Philosopher, 2021-2022 Berggruen China Center Fellow


Xianglong Zhang is a professor of Philosophy at Peking University. He holds a Ph.D. from SUNY at Buffalo, an M.A. from Toledo University, and a B.A. from Peking University. His research areas include Confucian philosophy, phenomenology, Western and Eastern comparative philosophy.

His major works (in Chinese except where noted) include: Heidegger’s Thought and Chinese Tao of Heaven; Biography of Heidegger; From Phenomenology to Confucius; The Exposition and Comments of Contemporary Western Philosophy; The Exposition and Comments of Classic Western Philosophy; Thinking to Take Refuge: The Chinese Ancient Philosophies in the Globalization; Lectures on the History of Confucian Philosophy (four volumes); German Philosophy, German Culture and Chinese Philosophical Thinking; Home and Filial Piety: From the View between the Chinese and the Western.

As a Berggruen Institute China Center Fellow, Professor Zhang plans to lead a project on “Alternative Science Fiction / Fantasy and the Philosophy of Family”.