Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion
PhD., Religious Studies, Boston University, 2018
S.T.M., Theology, Boston University, 2014
PhD., Philosophy, Nankai University, 2009
B.A., Philosophy, Nankai University, 2003
Readers: Robert C. Neville and Stephen C. Angle.
Descartes’ Mechanical Philosophy – from the Perspective of Metaphysics and Physics (in Chinese), Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 2012.
Ru (Confucian) Meditation: Gao Pan Long (1562-1626 C.E).Boston: Ru Media Company, 2017.
莱布尼茨传，北京：中国人民大学出版社, 2015. Translation from Maria Rosa Antognazza, Leibniz An Intellectual Biography, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters:
“Comparative Metaphysics and Theology as a Scientific Endeavor: A Ruist (Confucian) Perspective,” Socio-Historical Examination of Religion and Ministry 1, no. 2 (Fall 2019): 203-224.
“Confucianism, Gapponshugi and the Spirit of Japanese Capitalism,” Confucian Academy (Chinese-English bilingual), 2018 (04): 79-89.
“Shengsheng and the Confucian Sacred Canopy in the Yijing,” 周易研究Zhouyi Studies (English version), Vol.9, no.1 (June 2018): 33-55.
“‘Three Sacrificial Rituals’ (三祭) and the Practicability of Ruist (Confucian) Philosophy,” in the APA (American Philosophical Association ) Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies, Vol. 17 (2), Apr., 2018: 2-5.
“The Confucian Philosophy of Education in Hexagram ‘Meng’ (Shrouded) of the Yijing,” in Confucianism Reconsidered: Insights for American and Chinese Education in the 21st Century, edited by Xiufeng Liu and Wen Ma. New York: State University of New York Press, 2018 (June): pp.131-150.
Academic Adviser and Co-author for “Mencius 372-289 B.C,” in Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism (CMLC), edited by Lawrence J. Trudeau, vol. 197, Gale, 2018: pp 103-297.
“Political Mysticism and Political Theology of Dorothee Sölle,” Studies in Spirituality, vol. 26, 2016: pp.331-344.
“The Cartesian Circle and the Principle for the Certainty of Knowledge” (in Chinese), Review of Phenomenology and Philosophy in China, 2014 (15): pp. 23-56.
“The Affectivity between Heaven (Tian) and Humans, One Thread to Run Through – An Interpretation of the Happiness of Confucius and Yan Hui in the Perspective of Phenomenology” (in Classical Chinese), New Asia Journal, 2012 (13): pp.43-47.
“An Interaction between Christianity and Science in the Epoch of Modern Scientific Revolution — Marin Mersenne as an Example” (in Chinese), Studies In Dialectics of Nature, 2012 (9): pp.102-107.
“Being Self-Determined and Obeying Nature — an Exposition of Descartes’ Ethics” (in Chinese), Journal of Tianjin University (Social Sciences), 2011 (3): pp.102-106.
“Descartes’ ‘Hyperbolic Doubt’ as the Origin of the Phenomenological Concept of ‘Intentionality’” (in Chinese), Modern Philosophy, 2011(2): pp. 72-78.
“Why does Modern Science Originate from the West?” (in Chinese), Newspaper of China Social Sciences, 02/17/2011: pp.12.
“The Concepts of ‘Cause’ and ‘Movement’ in the Physics of Aristotle – from the Perspective of Kuhn” (in Chinese), Modern Philosophy, 2008 (5): pp.81-87.
“Elements Of Hume’s Philosophy in William James’ View of Truth” (in Chinese), Modern Philosophy, 2006 (2): pp.72-77.
Philip J. Ivanhoe, Oneness: East Asian Conception of Virtue, Happiness and How We are All Connected, Oxford, 2017. Notre Dame Philosophical Review, http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/oneness/, published in May 5th, 2018.
Please also find other published reviews in “Book Review” of this Website.
I am a contributor of Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/binsong1981-695) from 2016-2018.
Vice President, The North American Paul Tillich Society, 2019
Chapel Associate of Confucianism, Marsh Chapel, Boston University, 2018-2019
Co-Founder and President of Boston University Confucian Association, 2014-2018
Harvard-Yenching Visiting Fellow, Asian Studies, Harvard University, 2011-2013
Scholar in residence, Daofeng Institute of Sino-Christian Studies, Hong Kong, 2011
Visiting scholar in the Institute of Scholastic Philosophy at Fujen Catholic University, Taiwan, 2010
Assistant professor of philosophy of science, Nankai University, 2009-2013
Visiting dissertation researcher at the Center of Cartesian Studies of the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), 2007-2008.