The first batch of leading talents of philosophy and the social sciences was recently released by the Organization Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee as part of the National Plan for the Special Support of High-level Talent. A total of 542 experts from different fields were chosen as leading talents, including 93 from the field of philosophy and the social sciences. 14 experts from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences were selected as leading talents, including Li Peilin, Gao Xiang, Chen Zhongyi, Zhuo Xinping, Xing Guangcheng, Pei Changhong, Cai Fang, Pan Jiahua, Fang Ning, Zhang Yuyan, Li Xiangyang, Huang Ping, Chao Ke and Yin Yungong.
The Chinese version appeared in Chinese Social Sciences Today (CASS Issue), No. 240, 28th of March, 2014.
Translated by Chen Meina
Revised by Gabriele Corsetti