Sungho Kimlee (李昇鎬)

Sungho Kimlee (李昇鎬)

Postdoctoral Fellow
Kimlee

Sungho Kimlee studies political theory ancient and modern. Currently based at Tsinghua University, he is writing a book comparing self-cultivation in ancient Greece, China, and India. His research interests include virtue ethics, comparative religion, and the history of democratic institutions. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 2017, and was a Berggruen Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. His dissertation, Factions and Orders: from Machiavelli to Madison, traced the evolution of political thought on civic divides. His article, “The plebe in the Florentine Histories: Machiavelli’s notion of humours revisited” has been published in History of European Ideas.

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