Daily Archives: May 26, 2014

New Book – Nothingness in Asian Philosophy

Nothingness in Asian Philosophy – Routledge 2014

by Douglas Berger (editor) & Jeeloo Liu (editor)

From the Description at Amazon:

“A variety of crucial and still most relevant ideas about nothingness or emptiness have gained profound philosophical prominence in the history and development of a number of South and East Asian traditions—including in Buddhism, Daoism, Neo-Confucianism, Hinduism, Korean philosophy, and the Japanese Kyoto School. These traditions share the insight that in order to explain both the great mysteries and mundane facts about our experience, ideas of “nothingness” must play a primary role.”

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“Short Course” at APSA on Teaching Chinese and Islamic/Arab Political Thought

This should be of interest both to anyone attending the American Political Science Association meetings this coming fall, and also those of us in other fields who might want to try something similar at our own disciplinary meetings. Does the APA ever have such “short courses”? If you have any questions about the course, please contact Professor Browers.

Deparochializing Political Theory: How to Teach Chinese and Islamic/Arab Political Thought

Wednesday August 27, 1:30-5:30pm

APSA Annual Conference, Washington, DC (exact location TBA)

Michaelle L. Browers, Wake Forest University; Loubna El-Amine, Georgetown University

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