Liu Qing is the Zijiang Distinguished Professor at East China Normal University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Political Science from the University of Minnesota. His main research interests lie in intellectual history, political philosophy and world politics. His publications include: Lectures on Modern Western Thought (2021), Great Reversal: Intellectual Trends in the West since 2000 (2021), The Myth of Chineseness (2013) and The Undetermined Moment: Modernity and Western Thought (2006). Liu Qing has received fellowships from the MacArthur Foundation (1994-95)‚ American Social Science Research Council (Summer 1996), the Fulbright Scholar Program (2007-08), and the Program for New Century Excellent Talents of the Chinese Ministry of Education (2008).