There will be a number of panels focusing on Chinese and comparative philosophy at the American Academy of Religion annual meeting in Baltimore, MD, beginning this weekend, Saturday, November 23rd, and running through Tuesday, November 26th. For more information on specifics, see the AAR meeting website: http://www.aarweb.org/annual-meeting/general-information
The following are panels that I thought might be of interest to readers of this blog (these are just the ones I know of- if any of you know of others that may be of interest, feel free to add them in the comments line): Continue reading “Panels at the 2013 AAR Meeting”
CALL FOR PAPER
“Approaching Ancient Philosophy: the Hows and Whys of Doing Ancient Philosophy”
University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics
March 21-22, 2014Submission deadline: 10th January 2014
This clip (below) from Louis CK’s most recent interview on Conan made a splash on social networks. The whole thing is pretty funny, but the first minute or so reminded me of Mencius 1A7.
Part of what prevents the king in 1A7 from becoming a genuine king in that passage is his disconnect from his subjects. He feels the suffering of the ox and this tugs at his sprout of compassion. By contrast, he doesn’t see the suffering of his subjects, so he feels no sympathy for them and fails to treat them benevolently.
Louis CK raises the same general issue for children today and cellphone use. Continue reading “Louis CK and Mengzi”
THE COLUMBIA SOCIETY FOR COMPARATIVE PHILOSOPHY
BRYAN VAN NORDEN (Vassar College)
With responses from:
TIMOTHY CONNOLLY (East Stroudsburg University)
Please join us at Columbia University’s Religion department on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 5:30 for his lecture called:
“Truth and Argument in Ancient Chinese Philosophy”
Most informed students of comparative Chinese-Western philosophy would agree with the following four claims: Continue reading “Columbia Society for Comparative Philosophy lecture on Truth and Argument in Ancient Chinese Philosophy Dec 6 @5:30pm”
An announcement on behalf of Robin Wang…
International Conference on De德（Virtue) in Chinese Philosophy
国际学术研讨会（2014，6月15－17 & 2015, 3月25－27）
In order to promote a deeper understanding of philosophy and culture among civilizations and encourage further professional and cultural exchanges between China and Europe we will hold the conference on virtues in Thessaloniki, Greece, and Venice, Italy.
Continue reading “CFP: Conferences on Virtue in Chinese Philosophy”