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News of the Field / 259 Contributors David Boyd is Assistant Professor of Chinese at the USAF Academy . A practitioner of Daoist healing & martial arts for 30 years, his research focuses on Chinese and world religions, along with ancient and contemporary healing practices. He also is an independent medical consultant in the use of essential oils. Email: dacboyd Kenneth Cohen 高漢 is an independent scholar and Daoist practitioner with more than 45 years experience. A former apprentice to Daoist abbot Huang Gengshi and student of Michel Strickmann, he is the author of The Way of Qigong, Taoism: Essential Teachings of the Way and Its Power, and over 250 journal articles. E-mail: Christopher C. Cott received his Ph.D. in psychology from Deakin University , Melbourne, Australia. With a personal and academic interest in Eastern spiritual systems and meditation practices, he is a pioneer in Daoist psychology. E-mail: Paul Crowe is Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver , British Columbia where he teaches for the Department of Humanities and Asia-Canada Program and directs the David See Chai Lam Centre for International Communication. E-mail: Paul D'Ambrosio obtained his Ph.D. in philosophy from University College Cork in Ireland. He is currently working as a post-doctoral researcher in the philosophy department at East China Normal University in Shanghai China. Email: Ju Keyi 巨克毅 (1954-2012) was Director and Professor at Institute of International Politics, Chunghsing University, Taiwan. He also served as the chairman of the Religious Philosophy Association. He specialized in globalization, religious conflict, and Taiwan-Mainland relations. Lü Hsienlung 呂賢龍 is lecturer and secretary-general of the Tiandi jiao Research Institute as well as a board member of Religious Philosophy 260 / Journal of Daoist Studies 7 (2014) Association, Taiwan. His fields include science-religion relations, Tiandi jiao doctrine, and cultivation studies. E-mail Denis Mair is a translator affiliated with the Zhongkun Cultural Foundation , Beijing, and also works with serves on the academy committee of Hanching Academy, Taiwan. His interests include Yijing studies and Chinese poetry. E-mail: Eske J. Møllgaard received his PhD from Harvard University and serves as Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy, University of Rhode Island. He has published An Introduction to Daoist Thought: Action, Language, and Ethics in the Zhuangzi (Routledge, 2007). E-mail: emollgaard Martin Schönfeld is Professor at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, where he teaches for the Philosophy Department and the College of Global Sustainability. His research fields include comparative philosophy, environmental ethics, and the cultural dimensions of the ecological overshoot. Email: Thomas E. Smith received his Ph.D. in Asian Languages and Cultures (Chinese) from the University of Michigan and now is a translator for Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade and independent scholar. He recently published a translation of the first part of the Zhen’gao: Declarations of the Perfected (Three Pines Press, 2013). E-mail: Paul van Enckevort obtained his M.A. in Chinese Studies from Leiden University, the Netherlands, and is presently writing his Ph.D. dissertation on the life and works of Wu Shouyang at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies. E-mail: E. Leslie Williams is an Associate Professor of Japanese at Clemson University . His primary research interests include Shintō ritual, pre-Meiji Japanese history, Taoist cosmology, and Taoist health maximization practices. He has lived in Taiwan for two years and in Japan for more than five. E-mail: ...


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