Welcome to the website of Bryan W. Van Norden! Van Norden is author, editor, or translator of nine books on Chinese and comparative philosophy, including Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy (2011), Readings in Later Chinese Philosophy: Han to the 20th Century (2014, with Justin Tiwald), Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy (2nd ed., 2005, with P.J. Ivanhoe), and most recently Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto (2017).
Bryan W. Van Norden is Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Visiting Professor at Yale-NUS College (Singapore), Chair Professor in Philosophy in the School of Philosophy at Wuhan University (PRC), and Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College (USA). A recipient of Fulbright, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Mellon fellowships, Van Norden has been honored as one of The Best 300 Professors in the US by The Princeton Review. Van Norden is married, and is the proud parent of two children, one cat, and one French Bulldog. His hobbies are poker (he has played in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas) and video games.