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Amina Crisma

Amina Crisma
Current Position
Professor at University of Bologna, Dept. of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Sinologist and professor of Philosophies of Oriental Asia based in Bologna, Italy. She graduated in Philosophy at the University of Venice and, fifteen years later, received also a degree in Chinese Language and Literature and a PhD in Chinese Studies. Amina’s philological analysis and translation of classical Confucian texts – in particular the works of Xunzi (3rd century BC) and ancient Taoist sources like the Neiye – are placed in the framework of contemporary hermeneutical perspectives and intercultural debates, aiming at a collaboration between the institutions.
Il Cielo, gli uomini. Percorso attraverso i testi confuciani dell'età classica (English translation, Heaven and Men in Classical Confucian Texts), Cafoscarina, Venezia (2000).

Conflitto e armonia nel pensiero cinese dell'età classica: il ‘Trattato sui riti' di Xunzi (English translation, Conflict and Harmony in Chinese Classical Thought: Xunzi’s Lilun), Unipress, Padova (2004).

Neiye, il Tao dell’armonia interiore (English translation, Neiye, the Dao of Inner Harmony) Garzanti, Milano (2015).

Confucianesimo e taoismo (English translation,Confucianism and Taoism), EMI, Bologna (2016).