英文： George c. H. Sun
Brief Curriculum Vitae
Name: George C. H. Sun; pen-name: Suncrates
Native Place: Ningjin District, Hobei Province, China;
Birth Place: Suining, Sichuan Province, China
1. B.A. in Foreign Languages & Literature, National Taiwan University (1960);
2. M.A. in Philosophy, Fu Jen Catholic University (1963)
3. Graduate Studies in Philosophy, UCLA (1964-65)
4. Ph.D. in Philosophy, SIUC (Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL., 1971)
Work Experiences/Positions Held:
1. Instructor of English, National Taiwan University; Administrative Assistant to Chairman, Professor Ignatius Ying（英千里教授）*, 1963-64
2. Assistant & Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 1971-1999
3. Visiting Associate Professor, Acting Chairman of Philosophy Department, & Director of Graduate Institute of Philosophy, National Taiwan University 1973-74, Taipei
4. Hua-Kang Professor & Director of Graduate Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Culture University, Yangmingshan, Taipei, 1983-1984
5. Vice President, Alabama Philosophical Society, 1981-1982
6. Founding President, Thomé H. Fang Institute, Mobile, AL, 2004-
7. Editor-in-Chief, Comprehensive Harmony: International Bulletin for Comparative Philosopohy & Culture: 2004-
8. Advisor, Seattle Forum, since 2003
9. Online Scholar, Chinese Forum for Classics and Archives Studies, Peking University, 2004-
10. Advisor, China Project, Center for Process Studies, Claremont, CA., 2004-
Works & Publications (in part)
1. Chinese Metaphysics and Whitehead, Doctorial Dissertation at SIUC; Director: Professor Lewis E. Hahn, 1971
2. “A Summit Meeting in Metaphysics, Religion, and Philosophical Anthropology: The Western-Indian-Chinese Encounter on Creativity,” first presented to Conference in Whitehead and Chinese Thought, Denver, Colorado, 1976; later published in Proceedings of the First International Conference in Sinology, Academia Sinica, 1980
3. “Goethe and Chinese Culture,” Chinese Culture Monthly, Tung-Hai University, 1979
4. The Spring of Humanity, University Press, Taipei, 1983
5. “Confucianism and Buddhism in Mutual Enrichment,” The Prajna Torch Monthly,Taipei, 1984
6. “Husserl’s Phenomenology and Vijana-Vada: A Preliminary Investigation,” Chinese Buddhism Monthly, 1983-1984
7. “I-Ching or The Book of Creativity: Its Fivefold Wonderment and Ninefold Excellece in light of the Root-Metaphor Method,” Proceedings of the First World Congress in Chinese Philosophy, Tung-Hui University, 1984
Translations (into English)
1. Thomé H. Fang, “Three Types of Philosophical Wisdom: Greek, European, and Chinese,” Comprehensive Harmony,Vol. I, No. 1, 2004,
2. Thomé H. Fang, “Hegel’s Philosophy and Its Present Day Predicament and Historical Background,” Ibid.
3. Thomé H. Fang, “The Spirit of Chinese Philosophy,” Chair Professorship Inaugural Address at Fu Jen Catholic University (1973), Ibid.
4. The Sutra of Ananda’s Query concerning the Ultimate Results of Practicing the Buddha’s Teachings as Good or Ill Luck, Ibid., based on the Chinese version by Parthamansiris （前波斯王安清世高）of the 2nd century.
Translations (into Chinese)
1. Thomé H. Fang, “The World and the Individual in Chinese Metaphysics,” selected in Creativity in Man and Nature, The Dawn (Liming) Publishing Inc. Ltd., Taipei, 1978
2. Thomé H. Fang, “The Essence of Wang Yang-ming’s Philosophy in An Historical Perspective,” selected in Ibid.
3. Thomé H. Fang, “Poetry and Life,” selected in Ibid.
4. Thomé H. Fang, Chinese Philosophy: Its Spirit and Its Development, Vol. I, University Press, 1983
5. Thomé H. Fang, Chinese Philosophy: Its Spirit and Its Development, Complete Edition, The Dawn (Liming) Publishing Inc. Ltd., 2005
6. Lewis E. Hahn, Enhancing Cultural Interflow between East and West, Thomé H. Fang Institute, 1998
7. Plato, The Symposium, Comprehensive Harmony, Vol. I, No. 1, 2004
1. Elected “Man of the Year in Education,” China Weekly, Taipei, 1974
2. Awarded “Outstanding Educators of America,” Doyle Foundation, Washington D. C., 1976
3. Awarded “Distinguished Service and Contributions,” Foundation of Promotion of International Culture and Education, Washington D.C., 1991
4. Awarded “Distinguished Service and Contributions,” Chinese-American Professional and Academic Association of Southeastern United States, Atlanta, GA., 2000.
5. The Global Directory of Who's Who, 2011-2012 Edition.
6. Elected and Awarded "Fifty Outstanding Faculty Members for Fifty Years" on the Semi-Centennial Anniversary of the University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL., USA.