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Chinese and Comparative Philosophy 中國哲學與比較哲學

Columbia Neo-Confucianism Seminar

The next session of the Columbia University Seminar on Neo-Confucian Studies (Seminar #567) will convene Friday, February 7, 2014 from 3:30 to 5:30pm in the Komoda Room of the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University.  We will have two presenters (copies of the papers are available from the organizers):

  • Elizabeth Woo Li.  Her paper is titled “‘Rites as Principles’ (li ji li 礼即理): A Fundamental Concept in Confucian Theories of Ethics and Politics.”
  • P. J. Ivanhoe.  His paper is titled “New Old Foundations for Confucian Ethical Philosophy: Itō Jinsai 伊藤仁斎 (1627-1705), Dai Zhen 戴震 (1722-1776), and Jeong Yakyong 丁若鏞 (1762-1836).”

All are welcome to attend.  Please join us immediately after the seminar for dinner at Columbia Cottage restaurant, which is located on the corner of Amsterdam and 111th Streets.

January 26, 2014 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Japan, Korea, Neo-Confucianism, Ritual | no comments

BU Talk on Conceptions of Democracy

“Conceptions of Democracy on Taiwan and the Chinese Mainland”

Professor David Lorenzo, College of International Affairs, Chengchi National University, Taiwan and author of Concepts of Chinese Democracy (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013).

Tuesday, February 4, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Eilts Room, Department of International Relations | 154 Bay State Road, 2nd Floor

Boston University Center for the Study of Asia (BUCSA)


January 26, 2014 Posted by | Comparative Political Theory, Democracy, Politics | no comments