Warp, Weft, and Way

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

Review of new book in Comparative Ethics

I was intrigued by Brandon Warmke’s recent review in NDPR of Judith Andre’s book Worldly Virtue: Moral Ideals and Contemporary Life. Apparently Andre makes considerable (and self-aware) use of Buddhist ideas as she argues that “the realities of our contemporary world require us both to re-interpret traditional virtues and to recognize new ones altogether.” Take a look!

August 12, 2015 Posted by | Buddhism, Comparative philosophy, Ethical Theory, Virtue | no comments

Job at Northwestern

Northwestern University is looking for an assistant professor of East Asian Religions, presumably a replacement for Brook Ziporyn, now at The University of Chicago Divinity School. More details here.

August 12, 2015 Posted by | Buddhism, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Job Opening, Religion | no comments

OUP’s Philosopher of the Month: Lao Tzu

Apparently Oxford University Press has started a “Philosopher of the Month” feature, and July belongs to Lao Tzu. Perhaps not the deepest analysis, but nice to be included. (Thanks to Eric Hutton for passing this on.)

August 12, 2015 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Daoism, Laozi | 4 comments