Jun-Hyeok Kwak is Professor of the Department of Philosophy (Zhuhai), Sun Yat-sen University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2002. Before joining SYSU in 2016, he taught various universities including Korea University, Kyungpook National University, University of Bologna, and the University of Chicago. His research interests lie at the crossroads of political philosophy from Socrates to Machiavelli and contemporary sociopolitical theories. And he currently focuses on constructing reciprocal nondomination as a regulative principle that guides agonistic deliberation between peoples in conflict as well as cultures in tension, with special but not exclusive attention to classical republicans, such as Aristotle, Cicero, and Machiavelli. Currently, he is serving as the General Editor of the Routledge Series of Political Theories in East Asian Context. This series examines the essential theoretical and practical issues spanning around East Asia and provide them with cross-cultural frameworks which illuminate both the particularities of East Asia and the universality of humanity.