Roger Ames
Ames, Roger

Roger T. Ames is Humanities Chair at Peking University, a Berggruen Fellow, and former Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawai’i. He is former editor of Philosophy East & West and founding editor of China Review International. He has authored: Thinking Through Confucius (1987), Anticipating China (1995), Thinking From the Han (1998), Democracy of the Dead (1999) and Confucian Role Ethics: A Vocabulary (2011). His publications include translations of Chinese classics: Sun-tzu: The Art of Warfare (1993); Sun Pin: The Art of Warfare (1996) (with D.C. Lau); the Confucian Analects (1998) and the Classic of Family Reverence: The Xiaojing (2009). Focusing the Familiar: The Zhongyong (2001), and The Daodejing (2003). Almost all of his publications are now available in Chinese translation, including his philosophical translations of Chinese canonical texts. He is currently engaged in compiling the new Blackwell Sourcebook of Classical Chinese Philosophy and in writing articles promoting a conversation between American pragmatism and Confucianism.