Cheung Ching Yuen

Cheung Ching Yuen is Associate Professor of Philosophy in Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo where he is also part of the Research Unit on World Philosophy from East Asian Perspectives. His areas of expertise are Japanese Philosophy, East Asia Literature and Philosophy of Culture. Yuen’s major publications include Kitaro Nishida - Japanese Philosophy from a Cross-Cultural Perspective, Taipei: National Taiwan University Press, 2017; Globalizing Japanese Philosophy as an Academic Discipline, V & R Unipress / NTU Press, 2017; and “Reading Tanaka Shōzō as an Ethical Person After Fukushima” in: Thomas Taro Lennerfors, Kiyoshi Murata (eds.), Tetsugaku Companion to Japanese Ethics and Technology, Springer, 2019.

Philosophy World Democracy

It will not be a world democracy, since it must be the people themselves who create themselves and arrange themselves. Rather, we affirm a democratic essence of the world: peopled by all the living and by all the conversing, wholly configured by their existence and by their words.