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Justin Tiwald

San Francisco State University

Justin Tiwald is a professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University. He is a philosopher who works at the intersections of ethics, political philosophy, and traditional Chinese philosophy, with particular interests in Chinese and Western notions of empathy, virtue, well-being, and rights. Tiwald is a participant in the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues Research Group on Cosmopolitanism.

  • Served as a Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow at Princeton University's Center for Human Values and as a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Authored or edited Neo-Confucianism (2017), Readings in Later Chinese Philosophy: Han to the 20th Century (2014), and Ritual and Religion in the Xunzi (2014).