Thomé H. Fang
Thomé H. Fang
|Born||February 9, 1899|
|Died||July 13, 1977 78)(aged|
Thomé H. Fang (Chinese :方東美; pinyin :Fāng Dōngměi) was a Chinese philosopher.
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From 1925 to 1948, Thomé H. Fang taught at several universities in China, mostly at the National Central University (later renamed Nanjing University and reinstated in Taiwan), in Nanking and Chungking. Then he taught at National Taiwan University.
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Professor Charles A. Moore considered him the "greatest philosopher of China."
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Thomé H. Fang was born on 9 February 1899(according to the Lunar Calendar) of a family in Tong Cheng, An-hui, China, that has produced scholars, thinkers, and men of letters in Chinese classics, including several Royal Tutors at the Imperial Palace during the Ming and Qing Dynasties (such as Fang Gongcheng, Fang Guanchen, etc.), (Thomé H. Fang—whose official name was Fang Xun. personal name: Dong-mei, meaning thereby “Eastern Beauty”—is the sixteenth generation descendant of Fang Bao (1668-1749), founder of the famous Tong Cheng Movement in the history of Chinese literature.
Also taught in Beijing
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