Warp, Weft, and Way

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

New issue of Dao

The June, 2014 issue of Dao has been published; its Table of Contents is here. We expect to continue our new custom of hosting a discussion of one of the articles; more information on that will be forthcoming soon.

June 7, 2014 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Tables of Contents | no comments

Reflections on Middle Period China Conference

A major, three-day conference on China’s “Middle Period” (800-1400) just concluded at Harvard. It featured an unusual format, designed to spur more cross-disciplinary conversation than is usual, as well as to handle the large number of papers and participants who were present. I believe there were something approaching 200 folks there, from graduate students to senior scholars. The titles, abstracts, and a range of on-line comments are all available here: http://www.middleperiodchina2014.org.

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June 7, 2014 Posted by | Academia, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Conference, Profession | 2 comments

New Book: Perkins on Problem of Evil

An important new book is now available from Indiana University Press:

Heaven and Earth Are Not Humane: The Problem of Evil in Classical Chinese Philosophy
Franklin Perkins

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June 7, 2014 Posted by | Books of Interest, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Confucianism, Daoism | one comment