Daily Archives: October 20, 2013

CFP: Living Ethically in the Global World

March 27-29, 2014 University of Alaska, Anchorage (UAA) Philosophy Department and UAA Ethics Center are jointly hosting a conference and convocation of undergraduates, graduate students and faculty. We will gather around the theme “Living Ethically in the Global World.” Intentionally the broad theme allows for diverse papers engaging ethics and topics requiring ethical analysis. Rogers Ames will offer the keynote address on Confucian Role Ethics.

We are particularly hopeful that there will be broad participation from students and faculty with interest and expertise in non-Western perspectives.  We are eager to have participants from many countries and states.

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Next Columbia Neo-Confucianism Seminar

The next session of the Columbia University Seminar on Neo-Confucian Studies will convene Friday, November 1, 2013 from 3:30 to 5:30pm in the Board Room of the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University.
Our presenter is Sor-hoon Tan of the National University of Singapore.  Her paper is titled “The Concept of Yi in the Mencius and Problems of Distributive Justice.”  A copy is available from the organizers.

All are welcome to attend.   Please feel free to forward this message to interested colleagues.  Please join us after the seminar for dinner at Columbia Cottage restaurant, which is located on the corner of Amsterdam and 111th Streets.

New APA Newsletter

APA Newsletters, Fall 2013 (Volume 13, Number 1): Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

  • From the Editor, David H. Kim
  • “Neuroscience, Moral Sentimentalism, and Confucian Philosophy: Moral Psychology of the Body and Emotion,” Bongrae Seok
  • “The Resonant Mind: Daoism and Situated-Embodied Cognition,” Bradley Douglas Park
  • “Self-Making and World-Making: Indian Buddhism and Enactive Philosophy of Mind,” Matthew MacKenzie
  • “Report on APA Central Session: New Orleans, Louisiana,” JeeLoo Liu