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

Kwong-loi Shun returns to Berkeley

Prof. Kwong-loi Shun, who taught at U.C. Berkeley from 1986-2003, has returned there after most recently serving as the Head of New Asia College at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He will be teaching one course per term, starting this spring. If anyone knows what his plans may be about accepting graduate students, please let us know.

March 5, 2014 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Graduate study, Profession | no comments

Two Upcoming Events in Hong Kong

Two events are coming up soon at the Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy at the City University of Hong Kong:

First, Bryan Van Norden is giving the CEACOP Annual Lecture on 13 March at 4:00pm, entitled “Truth and Argument in Ancient Chinese Philosophy”:

Then, on the weekend of 15-16 March, the center is hosting a conference on “Traditional Non-Confucian Perspectives on Social and Political Organization and Order”:

March 5, 2014 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Conference | no comments

Chinese Philosophy in the New APA Journal

The APA sent out an announcement with the first CFP for their new journal, and it is worth noting that two of the eighteen Advisory Editors have specialties in Chinese philosophy.  This marks a significant advance for our field, and I hope that everyone will consider it as an avenue for bringing Chinese philosophy to a more mainstream readership.

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Columbia Society for Comparative Philosophy lecture on causation in Madhyamaka philosophy THIS FRIDAY March 7th @5:30pm

THE COLUMBIA SOCIETY FOR COMPARATIVE PHILOSOPHY

Welcomes: MARK SIDERITS (Seoul National University)

Please join us at Columbia University’s Religion department on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 5:30pm for his lecture called:

Causation, ‘Humean’ Causation and Emptiness

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March 5, 2014 Posted by | Buddhism, Comparative philosophy, Lecture | no comments