Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Wang Bo is Vice President and Provost of Peking University. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Philosophy, Peking University, where he is currently a professor.
Wang Bo specializes in Chinese philosophy. Among his works, he has authored or coauthored A Historian's Perspective on Laozi's Thought; A Collection of Reflections on the Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts; An Inquiry into the "Great Commentary" of the Book of Changes; The Philosophy of the Zhuangzi; A History of Confucianism in China: The Pre-Qin Period; A History of Chinese Civilization; and The Worldly and Unworldly: A Record from the Journey of a Stone. He is in charge of such significant research projects as the compilation of The Confucian Canon and A History of Hermeneutics in China. He has published more than 100 academic papers in Chinese and English journals.