Xi Lin

Xi Lin
Adjunct Professor of Political Philosophy
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595184

Xi Lin previously taught both undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the London School of Economics (LSE) and School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He also worked at the Community Care Department of the Sheffield City Council. His main research interests include gender and sexuality, LGBTQ literature, and moral and political philosophy, especially with regard to theories of justice and the phenomenology of Lebenswelt (Lifeworld).

Select Publications

  • Liju Xing and Xi Lin, “The Debate on the State of Unarousedness between Oeam and Namdang”, in Journal of Korean Religions, 8(2), 2017, pp.181-204
  • Xifen Lin, Zihui Gu, and Xi Lin: “The Gap between Law and Practice: An Empirical Study on China’s High Pretrial Retention Rate”, in Hong Kong Law Journal, 48(2), 2017: pp.525-54
  • Xing Liju, and Xi Lin: Namdang’s Theory on the Natures of Humans and Non-Human Living Beings and His Development of Zhu Xi’s Theories, Acta Koreana, 19(2), Dec. 2016, pp.217-237
  • Lin Xi, “Adaptive Justice”, Journal of Chinese Political Science, 16(4), 2011



  • PhD, Political Theories
    London School of Economics

Research Interests

  • Theories of Justice
  • Phenomenology of Lebenswelt
  • BL novels and LGBTQ philosophy

Courses Taught

  • The Media in China
  • Religions and Society in China: Ghosts, Gods, Buddhas and Ancestors