"Personhood and the Subliminal Mind: Yogacara Buddhism versus Freud," Tao Jiang, Rutgers University: Talk at the Comparative Literature Luncheon
Dr. Jiang is Associate Professor of Buddhism and Chinese Philosophy, and Chair of the Rutgers University Department of Religion. He holds a BA and and MA in English from the Foreign Affairs University in Beijing, and a PhD in Religion from Temple University. Dr. Jiang’s key area of research is comparative philosophy, and is anchored by two recent books – Contexts and Dialogues: Yogacara Buddhism and Modern Psychology on the Subliminal Mind (U Hawaii P, 2006) and China’s Freudian Slip: The Reception and Rendition of Freud in China (Routledge, 2012). His articles have been published in journals such as Dao, Philosophy East & West, Journal of Continental Philosophy, and Journal of Chinese Philosophy.