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

Call for Drafts for Journal of Chinese Humanities

Shandong University’s Journal of Chinese Humanities is an English-language extension of Wen Shi Zhe (Journal of Literature, History and Philosophy), one of mainland China’s most respected humanities journals. JOCH focuses on presenting scholarly work on various aspects of China’s traditional culture and society. It fosters international dialogue on important Chinese studies issues and provides a platform for academic exchange.

We are now accepting submissions for our next issue. The theme is “Dialogue between Civilizations.” All entries must be original works and related to China. All submissions will be reviewed by the editorial board and blind peer reviewers.

The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2014. Submissions should use Chicago style format and be between 6,000 and 10,000 words in length.

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October 21, 2014 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学 | 2 comments

ChinaFile: Law and Confucianism in Contemporary China

A new CHINAFILE article: “What Does China Mean by ‘Rule of Law’? It’s more Confucianism than constitutionalism.” In my view the worries expressed in this article show all the more clearly why it is important to make clear that modern Confucianism needs to be responsive to the conditions of modernity: seeing law as independent from governmental authority is not “Western,” but good modern (progressive)  Confucianism.


October 21, 2014 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Confucianism, Contemporary Confucianism, Law | one comment