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Dr. Andrej FECH

Dr. Andrej FECH

Associate Professor, Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Phone number34117275
ORCID number0000-0003-0404-3051



M.A. (University of Tuebingen)
Ph.D. (University of Tuebingen)

Research area(s):

Early Daoist Thought; Excavated Manuscripts; Comparative Philosophy

Teaching area(s):

Daoism; Aesthetics; Creativity 

Taught previously at:

Southern University of Science and Technology (Shenzhen)

Selected output(s):

“Righteous War in Early Daoist Classics”, in Journal of Daoist Studies 13 (2020) [peer reviewed journal], pp. 1-31.

“Seeing and Hearing in the Laozi and Zhuangzi and the Question of Authority and Authenticity”, in Religions 2019, 10(3), 155 [peer reviewed journal], doi:10.3390/rel10030155, pp. 1-15.

“Auditory Perception and Cultivation: the Wenzi”, in Karyn Lai et al. (ed.), The Pursuit of Wisdom: Cultivation and Philosophy in Ancient China and Greece (London et al.: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018), pp. 208-220.

“The Zhou xun and “Elevating the Worthy”, in Early China 41 (2018) [peer reviewed journal], doi:, pp. 149-178.

"Reflections on Artisan Metaphors in the Laozi: Who Cuts the ‘Uncarved Wood’ (pu 樸)?” (Part 1 and 2), in Philosophy Compass Vol. 13, Issue 4 [peer reviewed journal], FEB 2018, doi: 10.1111/phc3.12487, pp. 1-10.

Current project(s):

ECS 22613218: “Elevating the Worthy” and “Mandate of Heaven” in the Late Zhanguo Period

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