Jana S. Rošker

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Jana Rošker

Jana S. Rošker (Chinese: 罗亚娜) (born 21 May 1960) is a Slovenian sinologist.


Jana Rošker was born in 1960 in Murska Sobota. She was a student of sinology, journalism and pedagogy at the University of Vienna. She also studied at Beijing Foreign Studies University, Nankai University and Beijing University. She received her PhD at the University of Vienna in 1988 for the thesis 'Theories of the State and Anarchist Criticism of the State in China at the Turn of the Century' (original in German: 'Staatstheorien und anarchistische Staatskritik in China um die Jahrhundertwende'). During her studies and later in life she spent over ten years in People's Republic of China and Taiwan.

Academic career[edit]

In her research she mostly examines subjects related to Chinese philosophy, Chinese logic, Chinese epistemology, the methodology of intercultural research and the theory of knowledge. Since 1995, she has been a professor at the Chair of Sinology, Department of Asian Studies at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana.[1] She was one of the founders of this department and chaired it for several years. She was one of the hosts of the 'XVI. Biennial Conference of the European Association of Chinese Studies', which was held in Ljubljana in 2006 and the chief organizer of many other international conferences in Chinese studies (2005, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015). She is founder and first president of the European Association of Chinese philosophy[2] and chief editor of the academic journal Asian studies.[3] Prizes and awards:

  • 2010 Great prize of the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana;
  • 2013 ARRS (Slovene national research agency) award for the extraordinarily research achievement in humanities;
  • 2015 Žiga Zois - Slovene national award for research achievements;
  • 2015 Golden Plaque of the University of Ljubljana for contributions in research and high education.


Main publications in Chinese and English

  • ROŠKER, Jana S.. Following His own Path : Li Zehou and Contemporary Chinese Philosophy. Albany: State University of New York, 2019 .
  • ROŠKER, Jana S.. The Rebirth of the Moral Self : the second generation of modern Confucians and their modernization discourses. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, cop. 2016. IX, 296 str. ISBN 978-962-996-688-1. [COBISS.SI-ID 59249762]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. Ji Kang's essay "Music has in it neither grief nor joy" (Sheng wu ai le lun) and the structure (li) of perception. Philosophy East & West, ISSN 0031-8221, 2014, vol. 64, no. 1, str. 109-122. [COBISS.SI-ID 53761378]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S.. Traditional Chinese philosophy and the paradigm of structure (Li). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012. IX, 234 str. ISBN 1-4438-4052-1. ISBN 978-1-4438-4052-1. [COBISS.SI-ID 49541986] Nagrada: Izjemni znanstveni dosežek 2012 - Humanistika - področje 6.06-Kulturologija
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. Epistemology of Chinese philosophy. V: Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy. Stanford (Calif.): Stanford University, 1997 [COBISS.SI-ID 55541602]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. 中国现代思想中的知识论:朝向一种新的整体. 南开学报, 2008, [Letn.] 53, [št.] 3, str. 127-134. [COBISS.SI-ID 38169442]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. Classical Chinese logic. Philosophy compass, ISSN 1747-9991, May 2015, vol. 10, issue 5, str. 301-309. doi: 10.1111/phc3.12226. [COBISS.SI-ID 57377634]
  • Rošker, Jana S. (2015-08-01). "Modern Confucianism and Chinese Theories of Modernization". Philosophy Compass. 10 (8): 510–522. doi:10.1111/phc3.12241. ISSN 1747-9991.
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. 老子與海得格的對話: 試探一些有關中西傳統比較的問題, in: Hsinchu shifan xueyuan xuebao, 1995, No 2, p. 189-213.
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. 中西傳統文化中的"自律" 與"律". In:. Hànxué yánjiu, 1997, let. 15, No 1, p. 93-101.
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. Searching for the Way : Theory of Knowledge in Pre-modern and Modern China. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, cop. 2008. XVI, 356 str. ISBN 978-962-996-327-9. ISBN 962-996-327-2. [COBISS.SI-ID 38132834]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. The Abolishment of Substance and Ontology: A New Interpretation of Zhang Dongsun's Pluralistic Epistemology. Synth. philos.. International ed., 2009, vol. 24, fasc. 1, str. 153-165. [COBISS.SI-ID 40482914]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. The Concept of Structure as a Basic Epistemological Paradigm of Traditional Chinese Thought. Asian philos., 2010, vol. 20, no. 1, str. 79-96. [COBISS.SI-ID 41919586]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. Traditional Chinese Thought: Philosophy or Religion?. Asian philos., 2009, vol. 19, no. 3, str. 225-237. [COBISS.SI-ID 40485218]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. Modern Confucian Synthesis of Qualitative and Quantitative Knowledge : Xiong Shili. J. Chin. philos., 2009, vol. 36, no. 3, str. 376-390. [COBISS.SI-ID 39953250]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. Contemporary Chinese Philosophy and the Recognition of the Global World. Zheng da Zhong wen xue bao, 2005, letn. 4, No 12[Dec], p. 184-202. [COBISS.SI-ID 33452130]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. The Theory of Science and Intercultudal Methodology in Traditional and Modern China. Azij. afr. Noud., 2001, letn. 5, No 1/2, p. 104-113. [COBISS.SI-ID 17559138]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. A Key Question of Chinese Modernization : the Percipience of Law and Autonomy. Azij. afr. Noud., 2003, vol. 7, spec. issue, p. 31-49. [COBISS.SI-ID 22383970]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. New Bridges of Intercultural Understanding : Universality and Culturally bounded Elements in Logic. Azij. afr. Noud., 2005, vol. 5, issue 2, p. 5-13. [COBISS.SI-ID 30920034]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. (Ed.). Chinese Logic and Chinese Culture : Research in Traditional Chinese Logic, (Asian and African studies, vol. 9, issue 2). Ljubljana: Department of Asian and African Studies, Faculty of Arts, 2005. 186 str. ISBN 961-237-132-6. [COBISS.SI-ID 222910720]
  • ROŠKER, Jana S. Relation as the Core of Reality : the Cultural Conditionality of Comprehension and Chinese epistemology. Anthropol. noteb., 2008, year 14, no. 3, str. 39-52. [COBISS.SI-ID 38570850]


  1. ^ "Zaposleni". University of Ljubljana (in Slovenian).
  2. ^ "EACP Web Page". European Association for Chinese Philosophy.
  3. ^ "Asian Studies". revije.ff.uni-lj.si.