Lisa Raphals

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Lisa Raphals (born 1951) is an American professor of Chinese and comparative literature at University of California, Riverside,[1][2] and of philosophy at the National University of Singapore.[3] She is one of a small number of scholars who specializes in the comparison of early China and ancient Greece. She is the author of a number of scholarly books including Knowing Words: Wisdom and Cunning in the Classical Traditions of China and Greece and Sharing the Light: Representations of Women and Virtue in Early China, as well as a collection of poems and translation entitled What Country.

Raphals is married to John Baez, who is a professor of mathematical physics and mathematics at UCR.[4]

Published works[edit]

  • Knowing Words: Wisdom and Cunning in the Classical Traditions of China and Greece, Cornell University Press, 1992. ISBN 978-0801426193
  • Sharing the Light: Representations of Women and Virtue in Early China, SUNY Press, 1998. ISBN 978-0791438558
  • What Country, North and South, 1994. ISBN 978-1870314251

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