Meet Our Researchers: Yonghui Hu

Meet Our Researchers: Yonghui Hu

Dr. Yonghui Hu joined the Centre for Modern East Asian Studies as a guest reseacher since October 2021. He obtained his Ph.D. in Philosophy Department at Nanjing University in June 2013, majoring in Chinese Philosophy. He is a philosophy associate professor at Nanjing University since 2016. He teaches History of Chinese Buddhism, Philosophy of Tao Te Ching, History of Chinese Philosophy, History of the Relationship between Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism in China. Dr. Hu is currently researching a National Social Science Project on Buddhist education in modern China.


Research Interests:

Dr. Hu’s main research areas are Modern Chinese Buddhism and Relationships between Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism in China.


Publications (Selected):

The Morality and Instrumentality of Confucianism, Philosophical Researches, Vol. 8(2015), pp. 25-31.

The Question Consciousness of Tang Yongtong’s Study of Buddhism, Monthly Review of Philosophy and Culture(Taiwan), Vol. 6(2017), pp. 149-163.

Choice of Research Path on the General History of Tibetan Buddhism in Modern China, Tibetan Studies, Vol. 6(2013), pp. 1-6.

Cultural Consciousness in Hu Shi’s Study of Zen, Social Sciences of Beijing, Vol. 6(2014), pp. 67-72.

Eckhart’s Interpretation of “Emptiness” and the Difference with Sengzhao, Religious Studies, Vol. 2(2013), pp. 127-130.

The Debate of Modern Chinese Scholars on The History of Indian Buddhism and its Academic Significance, The World Religions Cultures, Vol. 3(2017), pp. 129-134.

Trends in the study of Buddhism in Medieval China, Studies in World Religions, Vol. 1(2015), pp. 179-182.

Rescue Activities of Ciyun Temple during the Anti-Japanese War, Buddhism and World Peace, China Religious Culture Publisher, 2015, pp. 279-287.

The Theoretical Sources and Types of Modern Buddhist Research Methodology, The World Religions Cultures, Vol. 1(2015), pp. 11-15.