2019: Guest Professor, Kyoto University

2015: Guest Professor, Fudan University, Shanghai

2013: Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley

2013-2015: Research Fellow, SYSU Guangzhou

2011 – 2014: Humboldt Research Fellow, University of Frankfurt

American Philosophical Association

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Philosophie

Karl Jaspers Society of North America

2019: Dao Annual Best Essay Award for the paper “Recognition and Trust: Hegel and Confucius on the Normative Basis of Ethical Life” (co-authored with Alexei Procyshyn)

2018: Excellence in Research Award (FAH, University of Macau)

2014: Zukunftsbrücke Fellowship (Mercator Foundation)

2011: Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship

2007: Cusanus Fellowship

  • “Heimspiele: Kulturelle Identität in Zeiten des Populismus”, in: Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie, vol. 68:2, 2020, 319-323.
  • “Intercultural Encounter in the Age of Hybridity: A Response to Eric Nelson”, in: Philosophy East and West, vol. 70:1, 2020, 225-237.
  • “The Dao of Existence: Jaspers and Laozi”, in: David Chai (ed.), Daoist Encounters with Phenomenology: Thinking Interculturally about Human Existence, Bloomsbury, 2020, 135-158.
  • “The Dignity of Utopian Imagination”, in: Saulius Geniusas (ed.) Social Imaginaries, special issue on “Creative Imagination”, vol. 5:1, 2019, 181-198.
  • “Recognition and Trust: Hegel and Confucius on the Normative Basis of Ethical Life” (co-authored with Alexei Procyshyn), in: Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy), vol. 18:1, 2019, 1-22.
  • “The Rhythm of Action”, in: Hans Feger, Dikun Xie, Wang Ge (eds.), Yearbook for Eastern and Western Philosophy, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018.
  • “Tragic Recognition: Revisiting Hegel’s Conception of Ethical Life”, in: Frontiers of Philosophy in China, vol. 13:4, 2018, 483-504.
  • “Jaspers on Exemplary Individuals”, in: Omar Brino, Roberto Celada Ballanti, Roberto Garaventa (eds.), Studi Jaspersiani: Rivista Annuale della Società Italiana Karl Jaspers, vol. 6, Naples: Orthotes, 2018, 151-167.
  • “Political Theology or Theology as Politics? Schmitt and Blumenberg on the Event of Modernity”, in: Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy, vol. 61, 2018, 177-184.
  • “On Gambling: The Provocation of Lady Fortune”, in: Thesis Eleven, vol. 143, 2017, 82-96.
  • “Three Modes of Recovering Mysticism”, in: Existenz: An International Journal in Philosophy, Religion, Politics, and the Arts, vol. 12:2, 2017, 25-33.
  • “Mysticism and Peace of Mind: Reflections on Tugendhat and Daoism”, in: Eric Nelson (ed.), Frontiers of Philosophy in China, vol. 12:4, 2017, 545-571.
  • “Vom Ursprung und Ziel der Zweiten Achsenzeit”, in: Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Jaspers Gesellschaft, vol. 30, Innsbruck: Studien Verlag, 2017, 111-129.
  • “The Tyranny of Values: Reflections on Schmitt and China”, in: Kai Marchal and Carl Shaw (eds.): Carl Schmitt and Leo Strauss in the Chinese-Speaking World, Lanham: Lexington, 2017, 81-102.
  • “Dialectics of Enlightenment East and West”, in: Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 44:3-4, 2017, 251-274.
  • “Rational Mysticism: Hegel on Magic and China”, in: Journal of Chinese Philosophy, in: Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 44:3-4, 2017, 154-174.
  • “The Fate of Transcendence in Post-secular Societies”, in: Nahum Brown and William Franke (eds.), Transcendence, Immanence, and Intercultural Philosophy, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2016, 259-282.
  • “Utopian Thinking in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy”, in: Hans Feger, Dikun Xie, Wang Ge (eds.), Yearbook for Eastern and Western Philosophy, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016, 421-434.
  • “The Postsecular Turn in Education: Lessons from the Mindfulness Movement and the Revival of Confucian Academies” (co-authored with Jinting Wu), in: Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2016, 1-21.
  • “Whose Equality?”, in: Confluence: Online Journal of World Philosophies vol. 2, 2015, 153-166.
  • “Tragic Knowledge and Karmic Release”, in: Atenea, vol. 34 1-2, 2014, 2015.
  • “Heidegger and Zhuangzi on the Nonhuman. Towards a transcultural Critique of (Post)Humanism”, in: Chloë Taylor, Neil Dalal (eds.), Rethinking the Non-Human, New York: Routledge, 2014, 93-111.
  • “Crossing Boundaries: Zhuangzi and Basho on the Art of Travelling”, in: Hans-Georg Moeller and Andrew Whitehead, Landscape and Travelling East and West: A Philosophical Journey, London: Bloomsbury, 2014, 9-22.
  • “Awakening from Madness”, in: David Stern (ed.), Essays on Hegel’s Philosophy of Spirit, Albany: SUNY Press, 2013, 107-120.
  • “Assimilierung und Gegenhermeneutik: Transkulturelle Moralkritik im Anschluss an Schopenhauer und Nietzsche”, in: Dieter Birnbacher, Matthias Koßler, Andreas Urs Sommer (eds.), Moralkritik bei Nietzsche und Schopenhauer, Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2013, 125-138.
  • “In-der-Mitte-Sein. Die Struktur gelingenden Handelns”, in: Stefan Deines, Daniel Martin Feige, Martin Seel (eds.), Formen kulturellen Wandels, Bielefeld: Transcript, 2012, 173-196.
  • “Daoism as Critical Theory”, in: Comparative Philosophy, vol. 2, 2011, 50-71.
  • “Kant and Laozi on Nothingness”, in Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 38:4, 2011, 556-568.

Edited Books and Journal Issues

Translated Books

  • Ernst Tugendhat, Egocentricity and Mysticism (New York: Columbia University Press, 2016). [translated and introduced with Alexei Procyshyn], 196 p.
  • Dimitri Nikulin (ed.), The Other Plato: The Tübingen Interpretation of Plato’s Inner-Academic Teachings (Albarny: SUNY Press, 2012), 232 p.
  • Peter Sloterdijk, Rage and Time (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010), 256 p.