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

A New Kind of “Chinese” Philosophy

I was in Taiwan a few weeks ago and picked up a newish (2011) book: 《漢語哲學新視域》or New Horizons of Chinese Philosophy. The term for “Chinese philosophy” here is hanyu zhexue: the standard word for “philosophy” coupled with a term that means “Chinese language.” The collection of essays (edited by 汪文聖 Wang Wensheng) is divided into four section:

  • Viewing Earlier Chinese Philosophy from the Perspective of Today’s Problematiques
  • Viewing Western Philosophy from the Perspective of the Problematiques of Chinese Philosophy (zhongguo zhexue 中國哲學)
  • Viewing Chinese philosophy (zhongguo zhexue 中國哲學) from the Perspective of Western philosophy’s Problematiques
  • Viewing Western Philosophy from the Perspective of Universal Problematiques

One of the most interesting papers in this collection, which also nicely showcases the idea of “Chinese [-language] philosophy,” is Fabien Heubel (何乏筆)’s “漢語哲學在台灣:當代儒學與跨文化修養論的前景 Taiwan and the Potential of Contemporary Philosophy in Chinese [i.e., hanyu zhexue — SA] — On the Prospects of a Transcultural Theory of Cultivation.” Here is his abstract:

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May 12, 2014 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学 | no comments

Philosophers’ Carnival Hosted by The Indian Philosophy Blog

Just a quick heads up that our good friends over at The Indian Philosophy Blog are hosting the 163rd Philosophers’ Carnival. Enjoy!

May 12, 2014 Posted by | Comparative philosophy, Indian Philosophy | one comment

New Book on Yi Jing

Unearthing the Changes: Recently Discovered Manuscripts of the Yi Jing (I Ching) and Related TextsEdward L. Shaughnessy

April, 2014; Cloth, 400 pages, ISBN: 978-0-231-16184-8, $40.00 

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May 12, 2014 Posted by | Books of Interest, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Yi Jing (Book of Changes) | no comments

CFP: ISCP at 2015 Central APA

Huaiyu Wang writes…

Dear ISCP and Researchers in Chinese Philosophy:

I would like to invite submission of paper or panel proposal for the ISCP’s panel at APA, Central, to be held at Hilton at the Ball Park hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, February 18-21, 2015. Submission Deadline: Sep. 10, 2014. (Early submission encouraged and appreciated)

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May 12, 2014 Posted by | Call for Papers (CFP), Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学 | no comments