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Section of Foreign Philosophy

  • Tianyue WU
  • Associate Professor (Tenured)
  • Office:Lee Shau Kee Humanities Buildings (李兆基人文学苑) No. 3, Room 101a
  • Email: wutianyue@pku.edu.cn
  • Education: PhD, KU Leuven, 2007
  • Areas of Research: Free Will and Moral Responsibility, Philosophy of Mind, Ethics, Moral Psychology, Philosophy of Emotion, Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas.

Tianyue Wu (Ph.D., KU Leuven, 2007) works mainly on ancient and medieval philosophy, in particular on pre-modern theories of mind, emotion, morality, and freewill. His articles have appeared in journals such as Recherches de Théologie et Philosophie Médiévales, Review of Metaphysics, Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy. His research is currently focused on Aquinas’s philosophical anthropology and the philosophy of soul in the Aristotelian tradition.

Selected Publications

Tianyue Wu: Voluntas et Libertas: A Philosophical Account of Augustine’s Conception of the Will in the Domain of Moral Psychology, Peking University Press, 2010.
Tianyue Wu: Shame in the Context of Sin: Augustine on the Feeling of Shame in De civitate Dei, Recherches de Théologie et Philosophie Médiévales 74(1): 1-31, 2007.
Tianyue Wu: Augustine on Initium Fidei: A Case Study of the Coexistence of Operative Grace and Free Decision of the Will, Recherches de Théologie et Philosophie Médiévales 78(1): 1-38, 2012.
Tianyue Wu: Aquinas on the Individuality of Thinking, Review of Metaphysics 71: 93-133, 2017.
Tianyue Wu: Augustine on the Election of Jacob: A Philosophical Defense of Divine Predestination, Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy 6: 1-30, 2018.