With response by Tao Jiang, Department of Religion, Rutgers University
Curie Virág is a specialist in the philosophy and intellectual history of early and middle period China, working on ethics, epistemology, and moral psychology, especially in relation to the emotions. She is the author of The Emotions in Early Chinese Philosophy (Oxford 2017) and is at work on her second monograph, tentatively titled Emotional Worlds: Self, Community and Cosmos in Medieval China. She is currently based at the University of Edinburgh, where she is Senior Researcher and Co-Project Director of PAIXUE, a cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary research project funded by the European Research Council and dedicated to classicising learning in medieval Chinese and Byzantine thought and culture. Her co-edited volume with Douglas Cairns, In the Mind, In the Body and in the World: Emotions in Early China and Ancient Greece, is forthcoming at Oxford University Press.