Lu Shiyi's Interpretation of Physical Nature in the Early Qing Dynasty:Concurrently Discuss His Inheritance and Development of Zhu Xi's Humanity Thought  

In the context of the dematerialization of Li during Yuan and Ming Dynasty, Neo Confucianism began to acknowledge Qi monism, which has deviated from Zhu Xi's theory of Li Qi. In addition, the monism of human nature was widely accepted, which has brought challenge to Zhu Xi's theory of human nature.  

Manipulation of The Lady of the Lake: Xie Xueyu’s Translation Practice in Colonial Taiwan  

Xie Xueyu (謝雪漁, 1871-1953) was a traditional literatus living in Taiwan during the Japanese occupation, who had a long and successful career in editing, writing, and translating.  

Identities, Genealogy, and Political Actions of Left-Wing Female Political Victims in “White Terror” in the 1950s  

These women started developing their socialist thinking and actions from the perspectives of families of origin, female destiny, and the conditions of female workers. Having experienced unequal pay and excessive work hours themselves, these women had initiated demonstrations and labor slowdowns.  



Taiwan Journal of East Asian Studies (TJEAS) is a biannual academic

journal and has published regularly since June, 2004. This journal is based

on Humanities and Social Sciences as the context of the researches. It aims to establish a base for dialogues between East Asian civilizations and other civilizations that allows for a better understanding of the core values of East Asian civilizations. This biannual publication is open to the public, and papers from diverse fields and specializations are welcomed.


TJEAS has been indexed in the Scopus bibliographic database since 2012. The journal covers a wide range of topics include Literature, Philosophy, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology and Sociology within the context of East Asian Regional Studies. We accept submissions written in Chinese and English. All papers must be submitted via the online system at: