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Professor Emeritus Li Deshun



A well-known jurist in China and Tenured Professor of CUPL

Dean, College of Humanities, CUPL

Vice President, Chinese Society of Dialectical Materialism

Former Editor-in-Chief, Journal of CUPL


Prof. Li was born in Qiqihaer, Heilonngjiang Province in 1945. His research focuses on Marxist philosophy, including the reform and development of philosophical principles, axiology and contemporary cultures. Prof. Li has been a guest lecturer to universities in Russia, Japan, Italy, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. In addition to the works listed below, his has published over 100 monographs and articles.


Representative works:

Great Cognitive Tools (1984)

Axiology - a Study on Subjectivity (1987)

A New View on Value (1993)

The Chosen Ego - Life in Eyes of a Philosopher (1996)

A Textbook on Civic Virtues (1996)

Home: An Expounding Outline on Cultural Development (co-authors: Sun Weiping & Sun Meitang) (2000)

Principles of Axiology (co-authore: Ma Junfeng) (2002)

Value of Life (2004)

A Study on Deng Xiaoping's Values of People as Masters (2004)

A New Theory on Values (2004)

Moral Values (co-authore: Sun Weiping) (2005)


Compiled Works as Chief Editor:

Collected Translations of Axiology (12 books included)

Dictionary of Axiology (1994)

Book Series - Value of Life (11 books) (1996)

Book Series - Value of Practice (10 books) (2005)