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Section of Aesthetics

  • Xiaomeng NING
  • Associate Professor
  • Office:Lee Shau Kee Humanities Buildings (李兆基人文学苑) No. 2, Room 105
  • Email: ningxm@pku.edu.cn
  • Education: PhD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2008
  • Areas of Research:Aesthetics, Phenomenology, French Philosophy (20th Century), Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and also the study on the history of Chinese Painting, particularly, the study on the painters of T'ang dynasty.

NING Xiaomeng,BA in Philosophy (PKU, 2001), MA in Philosophy (PKU, 2004) and Doctor in Philosophy(CUHK,2008),currently associate professor in Department of Philosophy, as well as research fellow in Research Center for Aesthetics and Aesthetic Education, Peking University.

Selected Courses

Aesthetics (for undergraduate students)
Introduction to Western Aesthetics (for Postgraduate students)
Seminar on Selected Readings of Western Aesthetics (for postgraduate students)

Selected Publications

Xiaomeng Ning: Expression and Being: A Study on Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology, Peking University Press, 2013.
Xiaomeng Ning: A Study on LI Sixun's Painting, Literature and Art Studies (6): 121-135, 2017.
Xiaomeng Ning: “Tacit Cogito": An Issue to be Re-examined in Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy, Journal of Phenomenology and Human Sciences, Taipei (6): 53-73, 2016.
Xiaomeng Ning: The Inquiry of Gazes:A Study on the Relationship between Paing and Things in the Light of Foucaul's Concept of "Peinture-tableau", Literature and Art Studies (9): 30-37, 2014.
Xiaomeng Ning: Towards the World of Expression: Merleau-Ponty’s Breakthrough in the Issue of Expression, Border-crossing: Phenomenology, Interculturality and Interdisciplinarity, Ed. Kwok Ying Lau & Chung Chi Yu, Würzburg, Germany: Königshausen & Neumann: 185-194, 2014.