Wonjean Lee

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Sejong University, _Professor

Other Affiliation(s):

  • Yonsei University

ISEA Bio(s) Available:

  • ISEA2019

    Wonjean Lee is a researcher in Comparative Philosophy between Eastern and Western thought. She received her doctorate in Korean Confucianism, especially Toegye Yi-Hwang’s philosophy, at Sungkwunkwan University in Korea. Lee seeks to trace the true nature of the idea of Korean philosophy, as differentiated from Chinese philosophy and Western philosophy. She is also interested in conveying the core of Neo-Confucian Classics to the public in easier and more intuitive ways by collaborating with other disciplinary researchers. In the various articles, she has investigated Neo-Confucians iconography, which was used in order to articulate the philosophical and conceptual concepts in the Joseon Dynasty. After earning a BA from Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea, Lee, received her Master’s degree from the Department of Western Philosophy at Seoul National University and X-cultural Studies at Kookmin University. She is currently working as a researcher at the X-Media Art and Research Center in ICONS, at Yonsei University and teaches at Sejong University.

Last Known Location:

  • Korea

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