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Faculty

Xiaodong Liu Professor

Academic Area: 
Philosophy of Education
Research Interests: 
  • Philosophy of childhood
  • Philosophy of education
  • Fundamentals of early childhood educatio
Bio: 

Educational Background

  • Ph.D,Philosophy of Education, Nanjing Normal University(1992-1995)
  • MA, Early Childhood Eduation, Nanjing Normal University(1989-1992)
  • BA,Early Childhood Education, Nanjing Normal University(1985-1989)

Research Projects

  1. Modern position and modern ideas of child education, the National Social Science Fund of China.(2014-2017)
  2. The View of the Child- Cultural Reflections on Tradition and Its Modernization, the National Social Science Fund of China.(2008-2010)
  3. Reflections on Child Moral Education in China, Key Research Bases for Human and Social Science Studies, Ministry of Education, PRC.(2008-2010)
  4. Against Children’s reciting Ancient Classics, the National Social Science Fund of China.(2006-2009)
  5. Children are Culture and Its Educational Significance, the National Office for Education Sciences Planning.(2001-2005)

Journal Articles

  1. ‘Human Nature Makes Law for Education,’ Journal of Educational Science of Hunan Normal University, Vol .15 No .3, May, 2016
  2. ‘Some Remarks on the Pedagogy against Nature as well as without Child,’ Global education outlook, 6(2016).
  3. ‘A Historical Treatise on Philosophy of the Heart of the Newborn,’ Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Social Science Edition), 6(2015).
  4. ‘Child philosophy in William Wordsworth’s Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood,’ Journal of Educational Studies, 4(2015).
  5. ‘On Neoteny and Its Implications on Humanities,’ Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Social Science Edition), 6(2014).
  6. ‘Child-centeredness: from Modern Principle of Education to Emerging of An Ideal Society,’ Global education outlook, 5(2014).
  7. ‘On Childhood's Place in Life,’ Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Social Science Edition), 6(2013).
  8. ‘Why We Should Emancipate Children,’ China Education Daily, 01/07/2010
  9. ‘Cultivating the Seeds of Philosophy in Children's Heart,’ China Education Daily, 05/27/2010
  10. ‘Avoiding Getting the Opposite of What You Intended in Childhood Education,’ China Education Daily, 05/07/2010
  11. ‘Pedagogy is the main discipline among all disciplines, Educational Science Research, 5(2010).
  12. ‘It is Urgent for China to Construct a Child-oriented Curriculum Theory as well as Discarding “Two Basic” Theory,’ Global Education, 6(2010).
  13. ‘Children's Science Education is not Eradicating Children's fairy tale world,’ China Education Daily, 05/07/2009
  14. ‘On Bottom Line of the Moral Education of Children,’ Journal of Zhejiang Normal University" (Social Science Edition), 5(2009).
  15. ‘On Genesis of Children's mind and its impact on research of childhood education and writing of children's literature as well,’ Journal of Shanghai Normal University" (Social Science Edition), 1(2008).
  16. ‘Children's Philosophy: Its Connotation and Denotation,’ Journal of Zhejiang Normal University (Social Science Edition), 3(2008).
  17. ‘Writing Poetry is Back to My Childhood in the Old Village,’ China Education Daily, 11/09/2006
  18. ‘Childhood Studies: “root”exploration,’Children's Culture in China, Second Series, Zhejiang Children's Publishing House, December 2005.
  19. ‘On Children’s Culture,’ Journal of East China Normal University (Educational Science Edition), 2(2005).
  20. ‘Johann Amos Comenius on Child and Child Education,’ Early Childhood Education, 7-8(2004)
  21. ‘Childhood and Hometown: Orientation and Whereabouts of Borderline’s poems,’ Preschool Education, 7-8(2004).
  22. ‘From Myth to Religion: Ontogeny of Religion,’ Journal of Nanjing Audit University (Social Science Edition), 1(2004).
  23. ‘On Education and Human Nature,’ Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Social Science Edition), 4(2003).
  24. ‘Starry Sky in Childhood,’ Preschool Education, 12(2003).
  25. ‘Montessori Worship and Child Worship of Montessori,’ Early Education, 11(2003)
  26. ‘Vindicating John Dewey's Child-centered Pedagogy,’ Studies in Preschool Education, 2(2002)
  27. ‘Child Development: Nature vs. Nurture-Educational Significance of the Debate between Piaget and Chomsky,’Shanghai Research on Education, 11(2001).
  28. ‘Immortal Imply from Childhood,’ Journal of School of Chinese Language and Culture Nanjing Normal University, 1(2001).
  29. ‘Children and Myths,’ Preschool Education, 1(2001). Preschool Education, 1(2001).
  30. ‘My Views on the issue of children’s Learning a Foreign Language,’ Educational Research, 11(2000).
  31. ‘Concordance between Ontogeny and Phylogeny of the mind: History of the Thought and Theoretical Analysis,’ Journal of East China Normal University (Educational Science Edition), 4(2000).
  32. ‘Children's Instinct and Children's Education,’ Studies in Preschool Education, 2(2000).
  33. ‘On ‘The Child is Father of the Man’, Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Social Science Edition), 4(1999).
  34. ‘Sukhomlinski’s Thinking Course and Its Significance of Philosophical Enlightenment,’ Journal of Ningbo University (Educational Science Edition), 1(1999).
  35. ‘On Ontological Beauty and Aesthetic Beauty,’ Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Social Science Edition), 3(1998).
  36. ‘Ahead of Literacy: Its Cultural Roots and Harm,’ Studies in Preschool Education, 5(1997).
  37. ‘Evolution of the Relationship between Subject and Object and Its Influence on the Development of Children's World View,’ Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Social Science Edition), 3(1997).
  38. ‘On the Spiritual Growth of the Human Individual,’ Academic Exchange (2)1996.
  39. ‘On Children's Philosophy,’Shanghai Research on Education, 11(1996).
  40. ‘On Children’s Science,’ Journal of Educational Development, 12(1995).
  41. ‘Gareth B. Matthews’ Research on Children’s Philosophy,’ Studies in Foreign Education, 5(1995).
  42. ‘On children’s Art,’ Journal of Educational Development, 1(1994).
  43. ‘On children’s Ethics,’ Jiangxi Educational Research, (6)1992.

Books

  1. Against Children’s reciting Ancient Classics, Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2009.
  2. New Horizons of Child Education, Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 1998; 2nd ed., 2008.
  3. Emancipation of Children, Beijing: Xinhua Publishing House, 2002; 2nd ed., Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2008.
  4. Children's Culture and Children's Education, Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House, 2006.
  5. Philosophy of Children’s Mind, Nanjing: Nanjing Normal University Publishing House, 1999; newly printed, 2010.

Coauthored Books

  1. Early Childhood Education (ed.), Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2004.
  2. ‘Culture in the Perspective of Moral Education’ (chapter 2), ‘Moral and Cognitive’ (chapter 1), New Theory of Moral Education, Lu Jie, ed., Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2000.
  3. ‘Origin of Children’s Moral Cognition and Its Education’, Theory and Practice of Moral Education in Early Childhood, Lu Lezhen.ed., Fuzhou: Fujian Education Publishing House, 1999.
  4. ‘Wisdom of Teaching’, Wise teachers, Diao Peie ed., Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House, 2005.

Honors and Awards

  • Wenjin Recommended Book for Wenjin Book Award, National library of china, 2016.——Philosophy of Childhood by G.B.Matthews, Chinese edition, trans. by Xiaodong Liu. SDX Joint Publishing Co. 2015.
  • The 11th Best Philosophy and Social Sciences Outstanding Achievements of Jiangsu Province (promulgated in December 2001).——Against Children’s reciting Ancient Classics, Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2009.
  • Best Book Award of ‘100 books Influencing Chinese teachers most in 2009,’ China Education Daily, 01/07/2010.——Against Children’s reciting Ancient Classics, Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2009.
  • The Seventh Best Philosophy and Social Sciences Outstanding Achievements of Jiangsu Province (promulgated in December 2001).——Emancipation of Children, 2nd ed., Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2008.
  • Selected as one of ‘100 books Influencing Chinese teachers most in 2009.’ China Education Daily, 01/07/2010.——Emancipation of Children, 2nd ed., Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2008.
  • Selected as one of ‘100 books Influencing Chinese teachers most in 2009.’ China Education Daily, 01/07/2010.——Against Children’s reciting Ancient Classics, Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2009.
  • All-China Colleges and Universities Outstanding Research Achievement Award, Ministry of Education of China (promulgated in September 2009).——Children's Culture and Children's Education, Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House, 2006.
  • The Seventh Best Philosophy and Social Sciences Outstanding Achievements of Jiangsu Province (promulgated in December 2001).——Philosophy of Children’s Mind, Nanjing: Nanjing Normal University Publishing House, 1999.
  • The Third National Education Science Research Excellence Award, Ministry of Education of China (promulgated in 2006).——Philosophy of Children’s Mind, Nanjing: Nanjing Normal University Publishing House, 1999.
  • The Eighth Best Philosophy and Social Sciences Outstanding Achievements of Jiangsu Province (promulgated in December 2003).——Emancipation of Children, Beijing: Xinhua Publishing House, 2002.
  • The Sixth Best Philosophy and Social Sciences Outstanding Achievements of Jiangsu Province (promulgated in December 1999).——New Horizons of child education, Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 1998.
  • The Ninth Best Philosophy and Social Sciences Outstanding Achievements of Jiangsu Province (promulgated in December 2005).——Early Childhood Education (with others), Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2004.

Academic Title

  • Professor of research institute on child, Zhejiang Normal University

Contact 

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