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

Harvard Conference: “Democracy & China: Philosophical-Political Reflections”

Democracy & China: Philosophical-Political Reflections

One-Day Workshop on Themes from the Work of Jiwei Ci

November 13, 2015, 9:30AM – 5:15 PM

Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Seminar Room

124 Mt. Auburn Street, 5th floor (use entrance on Mt. Auburn Street)

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Two Lectures in Boston on Thursday

An embarrassment of riches! This coming Thursday, interested folks in the Boston area can choose from the following two options (Prof. Ci’s lecture is part of the series he has been giving at Harvard; see here; see also here for a related conference on Friday):

Thursday, November 12, 4:30 p.m.

A Realistic Utopia for China, Democratic or Otherwise

Ci Jiwei, Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Hong Kong

Commentator: Stephen Angle, Professor of Philosophy and Mansfield Freeman Professor of East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University

Harvard Law School, Austin Hall, The Morgan Courtroom


Thursday, November 12, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

The Values of Spontaneity

Professor Philip J. Ivanhoe, Chair Professor of East Asian and Comparative Philosophy & Religion, City University of Hong Kong; Director of the Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy (CEACOP); Director of the Laboratory on Korean Philosophy in Comparative Perspectives

This talk will discuss two Chinese views of spontaneity found in Confucian and Daoist texts from the pre-Qin (before 221 B.C.E.) period.

The Daniel C Morrissey ’88 and Chanannait Paisansathan, MD Lecture Series in Asian Studies, Boston College

Fulton 511, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill, MA

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Upcoming Lecture on Japanese Confucianism

Friday, Nov. 20, 3:00pm at Kent Hall 403 (Columbia University), the ever-stimulating Takahiro Nakajima will speak on “Confucianism for the People in Modern Japan: Ishizaki Tōgoku and Osaka Yōmei Gakkai.” For more information, see here.

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