Warp, Weft, and Way

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

Brons and Mou Discuss McLeod on Truth in Early China

Two essays discuss Alexus McLeod’s work on Wong Chong and “truth,” and Alexus replies, in Comparative Philosophy 6:1; these essays are not directed to Alexus’s recently-published book (Theories of Truth in Chinese Philosophy: A Comparative Approach [Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015]), but the dialogue is still valuable.

  • WANG CHONG, TRUTH, AND QUASI-PLURALISM
    Lajos L. BRONS
  • ROOTED AND ROOTLESS PLURALIST APPROACHES TO TRUTH:TWO DISTINCT INTERPRETATIONS OF WANG CHONG’S ACCOUNT
    Bo MOU
  • REPLIES TO BRONS AND MOU ON WANG CHONG AND PLURALISM
    Alexus MCLEOD

 

May 2, 2016 Posted by | Book Review, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy | no comments

Van Eyghen reviews Bruya, ed., The Philosophical Challenge from China

Hans Van Eyghen reviews Brian Bruya, ed., The Philosophical Challenge from China (MIT, 2015) in Comparative Philosophy 7:1.

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SJSU Comparative Philosophy Workshop

2016 Term SJSU Center for Comparative Philosophy Workshop (Conference Series Co-Sponsor: SJSU Philosophy Department Symposium)

How Constructive Engagement of Comparative Philosophy Is Possible: Challenges and Prospect

Conference flyer here.

May 2, 2016 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Conference | no comments

Conservative Confucians debate Chinese Feminists

Journalist Qian Jianghua writes: “A leading Confucian academic’s defense of polygamy and arranged marriage continues to stoke tensions, months after he made the comments last year in an article titled ‘Only Confucianism can settle modern women.'” More here.

May 2, 2016 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Confucianism, Contemporary Confucianism, Feminism, Gender | no comments

New Book: Traces of the Sage

James A. Flath, Traces of the Sage: Monument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius, Honolulu, University of Hawai’i Press, 2016. 

Traces of the Sage is a comprehensive account of the history and material culture of the Temple of Confucius (Kong Temple) in Qufu, Shandong.

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May 2, 2016 Posted by | Books of Interest, China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Confucianism, Confucius, Religion | no comments