Li Zehou

Chinese philosopher and historian (1930–2021)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.

Li Zehou (13 June 1930 – 2 November 2021)[1] was a Chinese scholar who lives in the United States.[2] He was an important scholar of Chinese history and culture.[3] He criticized the Chinese government's response to the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Because of that, his books and articles were banned in China. He was invited to the United States to teach. He was granted permanent resident status. Li had an important role in Chinese culture. Professor Yu Ying-shih of Princeton University wrote that Li's books helped a whole generation of young Chinese students become free from communist ideas.[2]

Li Zehou
Born(1930-06-13)13 June 1930
Died2 November 2021(2021-11-02) (aged 91)
Other namesZ.H. Li
Alma materHunan First Normal University
Peking University
OccupationHistorian, writer
Years active1954–2021
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Li died on 2 November 2021, aged 91.[4]

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  1. Rošker, Jana S. (2020-01-03). Prologue: Li Zehou, His Life and Work. Brill. ISBN 978-90-04-42366-4.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Li Zehou - Colorado College's 125th Anniversary Symposium". Archived from the original on 2010-05-30. Retrieved 2011-08-18.
  3. "The Transformative Power of Art: LI Zehou's Aesthetic Theory", Jane Cauvel; Philosophy East & West, Vol. 49, 1999
  4. 著名哲学家李泽厚逝世,享年91周岁 (in Chinese)

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