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Prof. Kuang-Ming Wu

Philosophy Department

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, USA

Professor Emeritus, Rosebush University Professor

Email: kungming.wu@gmail.com


1965 Ph.D., philosophy, Yale University, USA

1963 S.T.M., philosophical theology, Yale University Divinity School, USA

1962 B.D., systematic theology, Yale University Divinity School, USA

1960 B.Th., Tainan Theological College, Chinese Taipei

Publications (Selected)

  1. Globalization Dynamics: Psychological, Economic, Technological, and Cultural (360 pages), 2013, Nova Science Publishers.
  2. Nonsense: A Cultural Mediation on the Beyond, (xx+353 pages), 2012, Nova Science Publishers.
  3. Chinese Wisdom Alive: Vignettes of Life-Thinking (xxvi+701 pages), 2010, Nova Science Publishers
  4. Story-Thinking: Cultural Meditations (vii+460 pages), 2011, Nova Science Publishers.
  5. China-West Interculture: Toward the Philosophy of World Integration: Essays on Wu Kuang-ming’s Thinking (xix+336 pages), ed. Jay Goulding, 2008 (Wu contributes his autobiography, his responses to critical essays, and his bibliography till 2007).
  6. On Metaphoring—A Cultural Hermeneutic (xiii+672 pages), Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2001.
  7. On the "Logic" of Togetherness—A Cultural Hermeneutic (xii+469 pages), Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1998.
  8. On Chinese Body Thinking—A Cultural Hermeneutic (xvi+492 pages), Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1997 [won the highest award傑出獎, Academia Sinica, Taiwan].
  9. History, Thinking, and Literature in Chinese Philosophy (viii+267 pages), 1991, Taipei, Taiwan: Academia Sinica.
  10. History and Thinking (歷史與思考Li-shih yü Ssu-k'ao, in Chinese), 1991, Taipei: Lien-ching Ch'u-pan Kung-ssu聯經出版公司.
  11. The Butterfly as Companion: Meditations on the First Three Chapters of theChuang Tzu(xii+551 pages), 1990, Albany: State University of New York Press [still in print in 2012].
  12. Chuang Tzu (莊子or莊書西翼, in Chinese), 1988, Taipei: Tung-ta T’u-shu Kung-ssu東大圖書公司.
  13. Chuang Tzu: World Philosopher at Play (xiv+138 pages), NY: Crossroad Publishing Co. & Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1982.
  14. Interculture: Global Romance of Coexistence (750 pages), ready to publish.
  15. On the Beyond: A Cultural Hermeneutic of Religions (750 pages), ready to publish.
  16. “One and Many,” A Religious Plurality: Intercultural Meditations (877 pages), ready to publish.
  17. Family Ecology: Confucian Contribution to the World, National Central University, Taiwan, forthcoming.
  18. Body Thinking, Story Thinking, Religion, National Central University, Taiwan, forthcoming.
  19. Research, Philosophy, Interculture, University of Malaysia, forthcoming.
  20. From World Interculture to Abusing Children, University of Malaysia, forthcoming.
  21. Body Thinking Basic, Cosmic, Deathless, Journal of the Historical Studies,史學彙刊, June 2012, pp. 1-39.
  22. Body Thinking: from Chinese to Global, Open Journal of Philosophy, forthcoming.
  23. Wang Yang-ming’s Crack: Its Global Prospects, Inaugural Issue of the International Center on Wang Yangming Studies,國際陽明學研究,第壹卷, December 2011, pp. 175-217.
  24. Book review of The Huainanzi, Columbia University Press, 2010, National Central University Journal of Humanities中央大學人文學報, July 2012, pp. 127-135.
  25. Book review of Jason C. Kuo, ed., Stones from Other Mountains, New Academis, 2009, Journal of Chinese Philosophy, July 2011.
  26. Book review of Brook Ziporyn, Zhuangzi, Hackett, 2009, Dao: A Journal in Comparative Philosophy, September 2011.
  27. “Non-World Making in Chuang Tzu” Journal of Chinese Philosophy, forthcoming (republication of 1991, 18: 37-50).
  28. Heresy, Tradition, History, Journal of World Religions, December 2009, pp. 90-178.
  29. Let Chinese Thinking Be Chinese: Sine Qua Non to World Interculture, Dao: A Journal in Comparative Philosophy, June 2010, pp. 193-209.
  30. Cultural Variations in Nightmare: A Content Analysis (with Ruth Chao, PhD), Nightmares: Causes, Content Analyses, and Treatments, ed. Frank Columbus, International Journal of Psychological Research 6, 2011 pp. 355-86.
  31. Trying without Trying: Toward a Taoist Phenomenology of Truth (in Chinese), Journal of Chinese Philosophy (Beijing University), forthcoming.
  32. “Supreme Swindle” of Zhuangzi: A Comparative Philosophy (弔詭怡生:一比較哲學試釋) (First Chapter after Introduction), Commemorative Volume on the 100th Anniversary of Professor Yang Xiang-kui’s Birth楊向奎先生百年誕辰記念文集, ed. Dr. Wu Rui吳銳, China: Jilin University Press吉林大學出版社, 2009, pp. 25-33.
  33. Chinese Philosophy Alive (生生不息的中國哲學), Commemorative Volume on the 100th Anniversary of Professor Yang Xiang-kui’s Birth, ed. Dr. Wu Rui, China: Jilin University Press, 2009, pp. 61-89.
  34. Rorty, Confucianism, and Intercultural Relativism (First Chapter after Introduction), Rorty, Pragmatism, and Confucianism, ed. Yong Huang, Albany: State University of New York Press, 2009, pp. 21-44.