Introduction: Towards a Communicative Encounter ‒ Traditional Chinese Philosophy in Contemporary Discourses


  • Ai YUAN
  • Bisheng CHEN





In this special issue, we present contemporary studies of traditional Chinese philosophy, born out of the challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. The scholars who contributed to this volume sought to engage in a profound dialogue, a necessity during a time when the pandemic prevented in-person cross-border meetings. Though COVID-19 is now behind us, the impact it left on our world continues to resonate. This collection should be seen as a response to the concern that “the loss of memory and the possibility of intercultural dialogues ...will deal humanism a final, fatal blow” (Rošker 2023, 8). It encompasses a diverse array of systematic studies predominantly authored by scholars from mainland China.


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18. 01. 2024

How to Cite

YUAN, Ai, and Bisheng CHEN. 2024. “Introduction: Towards a Communicative Encounter ‒ Traditional Chinese Philosophy in Contemporary Discourses”. Asian Studies 12 (1): 7-17.