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Chinese Name: 鄭吉雄

Variants: Cheng, K. H. D.

Professor Cheng Kat Hung Dennis is carrying the concurrent title of Chair Professor of Cultural History. Prior to joining EdUHK, Professor Cheng was a full Professor in the Department of Chinese Literature at the National Taiwan University (2002-2012). He is famous for being one of the leaders in involving the “Project of Pursuing for Excellence (first phase)” (2000-2004) and in setting up the “NTU Center for the Study of East Asian Civilization” (2002-2006), both initiated and supported by the Ministry of Education. He had also worked with sixteen scholars from four universities on a collaborative project “Innovative and Inter-disciplinary Program in Contemporary Interpretations of Canonical Texts” supported by the MoE for which he served as the P. I. . He has been active in giving talks at top universities across the east and west. Specifically he had worked in two world leading international institutions in Asian Studies. He was appointed “Senior Visiting Research Fellow” at the Asia Research Institute (ARI) of National University of Singapore in 2007 and appointed “European Chair of Chinese Studies” at the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) of Leiden University (2010-2011). He has come to know the latest trends of scholarship in Chinese Studies in particular, and Asian Studies in general. He specializes on a variety of areas in Chinese studies, mainly on Confucianism, Chinese intellectual history and East Asian hermeneutic traditions focusing on the interpretation theories of the Classic of Changes (Yijing and their commentaries), involving the disciplines of history, philology, philosophy, and their inner connections. He had authored 6 books, 12 editing volumes and more than 60 reviewed articles.

Research interests

Confucianism, Chinese intellectual history and East Asian hermeneutic traditions focusing on the interpretation theories of the Classic of Changes (Yijing and their commentaries), involving the disciplines of history, philology, philosophy, and their inner connections.

Professional information

ORCID : 0000-0003-1141-8093

Scopus ID: 55798267600

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Research Outputs 1987 2019

象數與義理之際:朱子與茶山易學的比較

鄭吉雄, May 2019, 《國際漢學研究通訊》. 北京大學國際漢學家研修基地 (ed.). 北京: 北京大學出版社, Vol. 第十七期. p. 3-31

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

《周易》全球化:回顧與前瞻 (一)

鄭吉雄, 2018, In : 周易研究. 2018, 1, p. 5-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

《周易》全球化:回顧與前瞻 (二)

鄭吉雄, 2018, In : 周易研究. 2018, 2, p. 5-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

《周易階梯》

鄭吉雄, Dec 2018, 上海: 上海古籍出版社.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

論先秦思想史中的語言方法:義理與訓詁一體性新議

鄭吉雄, Sep 2018, In : 文史哲. 2018, 5, p. 38-67

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle