Distinguished University Scholar

Professor of Philosophy

Associate Member, Depts. of Asian Studies and Psychology

Director, Database of Religious History

I received a B.A. from Stanford in Asian Languages (Chinese), an M.A. from UC Berkeley in East Asian Languages (classical Chinese), and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Stanford University.

My research specialties and teaching interests include Warring States (5th-3rd c. B.C.E.) Chinese thought, religious studies (comparative religion, cognitive science and evolution of religion), cognitive linguistics (blending and conceptual metaphor theory), ethics (virtue ethics, moral psychology), evolutionary psychology, the relationship between the humanities and the natural sciences, and the classical Chinese language.

For up-to-date information on my trade and academic books, research interests, teaching, interviews, etc., please see my personal website: edwardslingerland.com

The Database of Religious History

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