Ouyang Kang

Ouyang, Kang

Research Orientation

Marxist Philosophy

Personal Information

DOB: 1953

Native place: Ziyang, Sichuan province

Director, Philosophy Institute of Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Dean, National Academy of Governance

Chief editor, Academic Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Social Science Edition)

Council member, Social Sciences Committee of Ministry of Education

Judge, National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Sciences

Council member, appraisal group in the State Council Academic Degrees Committee of Disciplines of the Marxist Theory

Deputy-director, Study Style Construction Committee of the Ministry of Education

Deputy-director, National Steering Committee of University Teaching of Philosophy

Vice chairman, Federation of Social Sciences of Hubei Province

Vice president, Hubei Institute of Philosophy

Council Member, Chinese Dialectical Materialism Research Association

Executive director, International Association of Philosophers

President, Association for student Affairs of Asia-Pacific Region

Work Experience

04/2005-present deputy party secretary &Standing committee of the communist party, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

10/2000-03/2005 assistant principal, Huazhong University of Science and Technology; director, Institute of Philosophy

04/1999-09/2000 dean, College of Humanities, Wuhan University; director, Department of Philosophy

09/1995-09/1996 senior visiting scholar, University of London, UK)

06/1995-04/1999 director, Department of Philosophy, Wuhan University (dean of the Department of Philosophy since 12/1996

04/1993-05/1995 professor & doctoral tutor, Department of Philosophy, Wuhan University

06/1992-03/1993 director, Department of Political Education, Shaanxi Normal University (exceptional promotion to professor in 09/1992)

03/1988-06/1992 deputy head, Department of Political Education, Shaanxi Normal University (exceptional promotion to associate professor in 07/1988)

03/1985-01/1988 doctor of philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Renmin University of China

Representative Works

1.Introduction of Social Epistemology

2.Philosophy Research Methodology

3.Collections of Ouyang Kang

4.Dialogue and Reflection: Contemporary Anglo-American Philosophy, Culture and Others

5.University &Culture& Life

6.Between Thoughts Agitation and Reality Reform - Marxist View of Practice in Contemporary Interpretation

7.Methodology of Social Cognition (editor)

8.Philosophy of Humanities and Social Sciences(editor)

9.Map of Contemporary Anglo-American Philosophy(editor)

10.Self-report of Well-known Contemporary British and American Academic Philosophers(editor)

11.Marxist Philosophy(chief editor, unified teaching materials of Ministry of Education and Hubei province)


1.published more than 250 papers in English and Chinese in China Social Scienceand Philosophical Researches

2.won the Outstanding Achievement Award in Philosophy of Social Sciences of National Ministry of Education and Hubei Province for more than 10 times

3.presided more than a dozen of national projects, Ministry of Education projects, Hubei and international cooperation research projects

4.engaged in academic exchanges and cooperation research abroad for many times

5.enjoy special allowance of State Council since 1992

6.named "young and middle-aged experts with outstanding contributions" of Hubei Province in 1996

7.Selected "Cross-Century Talents" of the Ministry of Education and "Millions of Talents Project" of the State Ministry of Personnel in 1999