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Name: Professor William Theodore de Bary
Affiliated Institute: Columbia University
Position: John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University and Provost Emeritus
Geographic Focuses: General , Mainland China , Taiwan , Hong Kong , Macao , Japan , South Korea , South Korea
Fields of Interest: Community and Society , Culture , Education , History , Language and Literature , Philosophy , Political Science , Religion , Social Organizations
Contact Information: Mail Address: Kent Hall, Room 502
Telephone: 212-854-3671
Fax: 212-678-8629
E-Mail:wtd1@columbia.edu
Web Site:http://www.columbia.edu/~wtd
Academic Achievements:

1. Education and Career

2. Honors

3. Publications

Education and Career

A.B. Columbia College 1941, Phi Beta Kappa, M.A. 1948, Ph.D. 1953
War Service USNR (Intelligence), Yeoman 2nd Class to Lt. Commander 1942-46

• Special Service Professor 1990- Heyman Center for the Humanities
• Director, Heyman Center for the Humanities 1981- The Society of Fellows in the Humanities
• John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University 1979-1990 The Society of Senior Scholars
• Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Provost 1971-78 The University Lectures
• President, Association for Asian Studies 1969-70 Trilling Seminars
• Chairman, Executive Committee, University Senate 1969-71 ` The University Seminars in Asian Thought and Religion
• Carpentier Professor of Oriental Studies, Columbia University 1966-1978 Chairman, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures 1960-66 and Neo-Confucian Studies
• Director, East Asian Language and Area Center 1960-72 Alumni Colloquia in the Humanities
• Chairman, University Committee on Oriental Studies 1953-61
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Honors

• Honorary Doctor of Letters, Columbia University 1994
• Order of the Rising Sun (Third Class) 1993
• Honorary Doctor of Letters, St. Lawrence University 1968
• Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Loyola University of Chicago 1970
• American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1974; Member of the Council
• American Philosophical Society, 1999
• Director, American Council of Learned Societies 1978-l986
• Editorial Board, American Scholar, 1971-97
• Tanner Lectureship, University of California, Berkeley 1988
• Ch'ien Mu Lectureship, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 1982
• Guest Lecturer, College de France 1986
• Inaugural Lecturer, Edwin O. Reischauer Lectureship in East Asian Affairs, Harvard 1986
• President's Townsend Harris Founder's Day Medal, City College of New York 1996
• John Jay Award, Columbia College 1971
• Alexander Hamilton Medal, 1994, 1999
• Lionel Trilling Book Award 1983
• Mark Van Doren Prize 1987
• Great Teacher Award, Columbia University 1969
• Award for Excellence, Graduate Faculties Alumni, Columbia University 1983
• Frank Tannenbaum Memorial Award, University Seminars 1995
• Guggenheim Fellow l981-82
• Watumull Prize of the American Historical Association 1958
• Fishburn Prize of Educational Press Association 1964
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Publications

• Asian Values and Human Rights, Harvard University Press 1998
• Confucianism and Human Rights, CUP 1997 1999 vol I, 2000 vol. II
• Sources of Korean Tradition, CUP 1997, 2nd. ed. 2001
• Waiting for the Dawn: A Plan for the Prince, CUP 1993
• The Trouble With Confucianism, HUP 1991 Vol. I & II, 2001
• Learning for One's Self, CUP 1991
• Eastern Canons: Approaches to the Asian Classics, CUP 1990, 1995
• Neo-Confucian Education, University of California Press 1989
• Approaches to the Oriental Classics, CUP 1958
• Five Women Who Loved Love (translation), Tuttle 1956
• The Message of the Mind in Neo-Confucianism, CUP 1988
• East Asian Civilizations: A Dialogue in Five Stages, HUP 1987 (also in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish eds.)
• The Rise of Neo-Confucianism in Korea, CUP 1985
• The Liberal Tradition in China, Chinese University Press of Hong Kong, CUP 1983 (Chinese ed. 1983; Japanese ed. 1987; Korean ed. 1998)
• Yüan Thought: Essays on Chinese Thought and Religion under the Mongols, CUP 1982
• Neo-Confucian Orthodoxy and the Learning of the Mind and Heart, CUP 1981
• Principle and Practicality: Neo-Confucianism and Practical Learning, CUP 1979
• The Unfolding of Neo-Confucianism, CUP 1975
• Letters from War Wasted Asia, Kodansha 1975
• Self and Society in Ming Thought, CUP 1970
• The Buddhist Tradition, Random House, Vintage 1969
• Approaches to Asian Civilizations, CUP 1964
• A Guide to Oriental Classics, CUP 1964; 2nd ed. 1975; 3rd ed. 1988
• Sources of Chinese Tradition, CU P 1st ed. 1960, 2nd ed.
• Sources of Japanese Tradition, CUP 1958 1st ed., 2nd ed,
• Sources of Indian Tradition, CUP 1960. Rev. ed.1988
• Nobility and Civility:Asian Ideals of Leadership and Civil Society, Harvard University Press, 2004
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