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Remembering Jiyuan Yu

Remembering Jiyuan Yu IN MEMORIAM Chenyang Li Professor of Philosophy at Nanyang Technological University of Singapore and President of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy CYLI@ntu.edu.sg Jiyuan Yu 余纪元, professor of philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and Executive Director of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP) since 2012, passed away on November 3, 2016, after a two-year battle with cancer. His passing is a major loss to many, especially to the international community of Chinese and comparative philosophy. Born in China, Jiyuan was among the first batches of students entering univer­ sities after the Cultural Revolution. One of the youngest of his university peers, he developed a keen interest in Greek philosophy and went overseas to study at the University of Guelph and earned his Ph.D. in philosophy in 1994. After a three-year research fellowship at the University of Oxford, Jiyuan settled in Buffalo and taught in the University’s Philosophy Department until his untimely death. His friends and colleagues remember Jiyuan as a warm and gifted person, an ingenious and productive philosopher, and a dedicated public servant in schol­ arly communities of Chinese philosophy. As a scholar, his greatest contribution http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Philosophy East and West University of Hawai'I Press

Remembering Jiyuan Yu

Philosophy East and West , Volume 67 (4) – Oct 20, 2017

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IN MEMORIAM Chenyang Li Professor of Philosophy at Nanyang Technological University of Singapore and President of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy CYLI@ntu.edu.sg Jiyuan Yu 余纪元, professor of philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and Executive Director of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP) since 2012, passed away on November 3, 2016, after a two-year battle with cancer. His passing is a major loss to many, especially to the international community of Chinese and comparative philosophy. Born in China, Jiyuan was among the first batches of students entering univer­ sities after the Cultural Revolution. One of the youngest of his university peers, he developed a keen interest in Greek philosophy and went overseas to study at the University of Guelph and earned his Ph.D. in philosophy in 1994. After a three-year research fellowship at the University of Oxford, Jiyuan settled in Buffalo and taught in the University’s Philosophy Department until his untimely death. His friends and colleagues remember Jiyuan as a warm and gifted person, an ingenious and productive philosopher, and a dedicated public servant in schol­ arly communities of Chinese philosophy. As a scholar, his greatest contribution

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Published: Oct 20, 2017

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