Tang Junyi

Philosopher, Deceased Person

1909 – 1978

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Who was Tang Junyi?

Tang Junyi was a Chinese philosopher, who was one of the leading exponents of New Confucianism. He was influenced by Plato and Hegel as well as by earlier Confucian thought.

Born in mainland China, Tang Junyi went into exile in Hong Kong in 1949, after the declaration of the People's Republic of China, living there for the rest of his life. There he helped found the New Asia College, which was integrated into the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1963. His work has mainly been influential in Hong Kong, Taiwan and the United States.

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Born
Jan 17, 1909
Sichuan
Spouses
Nationality
  • China
Profession
Education
  • Peking University
  • Nanjing University
Lived in
  • Sichuan
Died
Feb 2, 1978
Hong Kong Baptist Hospital

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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