Xu Youyu (simplified Chinese: 徐友渔; traditional Chinese: 徐友漁; pinyin: Xú Yǒuyú; Wade–Giles: Hsü Yuyü, born 1947), is a Chinese scholar in philosophy, public intellectual and proponent of Chinese liberalism.
Xu was a teenage Red Guard at the time of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, a witness to the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. He now works for the Institute of Philosophy of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences as a research fellow, and is an expert on western social theories including Marxism and the Frankfurt School. He is particularly noted as a historian of the Cultural Revolution.
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