Warp, Weft, and Way

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

NECCT 4 Program and Registration

The Program for the 4th Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought is now available; see below. Attendance is free and open via preregistration. Presenters and panel chairs are already pre-registered for this conference. However, anyone else who would like to attend the conference, the dinner Saturday night, and receive meal tickets for lunch on Saturday and Sunday should email BOTH Tom Radice (RadiceT1@SouthernCT.edu) and Xiaomei Yang (Yangx1@SouthernCT.edu) no later than Friday, October 16, 2015.

2015 Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought
Southern Connecticut State University
Adanti Student Center (ASC) Ballroom (3rd floor)
November 7-8, 2015

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September 21, 2015 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Conference | 4 comments

Siderits Reviews The Moon Points Back

Another work of comparative philosophy engaging with various streams of Buddhism:

Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

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Koji Tanaka, Yasuo Deguchi, Jay L. Garfield and Graham Priest (eds.), The Moon Points Back, Oxford University Press, 2015, 285pp., $35.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780190226879.

Reviewed by Mark Siderits (retired), Seoul National University

This is a collection of essays in what some call ‘analytic Asian philosophy’, an enterprise that uses tools and techniques of the analytic tradition in investigating one or another school of classical Asian philosophy. Here the focus is on the Buddhist tradition. All but two of the essays concern the doctrine of emptiness that first appeared in the Indian Buddhist Madhyamaka school but underwent significant development in various schools of Tibetan and East Asian Buddhism (that of the modern Kyoto School being the most recent East Asian manifestation).

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September 21, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, Buddhism, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy | no comments