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Robin Wang



Dr. Robin Wang is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of Asian & Pacific Studies at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA. She received her BA and MA from Peking University, China; MA from University of Notre Dame; and PhD from University of Cardiff, UK. She has been teaching a wide range of courses related to Chinese thought and culture: Classics of Chinese Philosophy, Mind and Body in Daoism, Confucian Thought: Common Good and the Way of Life, Images of Women in Philosophy West and East.

Background Readings

  • Despeaux, Catherine.  Women in Daoism. Three Pines Press, 2003
  • Fung, Yu-lan. A Short History of Chinese Philosophy. New York: The Free Press, 1997
  • Graham, A.C. Yin-Yang and the Nature of Correlative Thinking. The Institute of East Asian Philosophies, 1986
  • Needham, Joseph. Science and Civilization in China. Vol. 1. Cambridge University Press, 1956
  • Porkert, Manfred. The Theoretical Foundations of Chinese Medicine: Systems of Correspondence. East Asian Science Series, 3 (1974);
  • Puett, Michael J. To Become a God: Cosmology, Sacrifice and Self-Divination in Early China. Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. 57 (2002)
  • Roth, Harold David. Original Tao: Inward Training (nei-yeh) and the Foundations of Taoist Mysticism.
  • Columbia University Press, 1999
  • Rubin, Vitaly. “Concepts of Wu-Hsing and Yin-Yang.” Journal of Chinese Philosophy 9 (1982): 131-157
  • Yates, Robin D.S. Five Lost Classics: Tao, Huang-Lao, and Yin-yang in Han China. Ballantine Books, 1997