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

Perkins to Hawaii

The search to replace Roger Ames, who is retiring from the University of Hawaii, has been completed with the hiring of Frank Perkins, currently Associate Professor of Philosophy at Nanyang Technological University. Frank will begin at Hawaii in January of 2017. Congratulations, Frank!

May 26, 2016 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Profession | no comments

Berggruen Prize Nomination Deadline Extended

The deadline for nominating someone for the Berggruen Philosophy Prize has been extended until June 30; see here for details.

May 26, 2016 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy | no comments

Li Zhi Translation Published

9780231166133Rivi Handler-Spitz, Pauline Lee, and Haun Saussy have translated and edited a book of translations by the great late-Ming dynasty iconoclast Li Zhi, and the book has now been published by Columbia University Press. It is beautifully produced and a great contribution to anyone seeking to teach about the culture and philosophy of Li’s crucial era. Congratulations! (Pauline Lee’s own book on Li Zhi was previously announced here on the blog.)

May 26, 2016 Posted by | Books of Interest, China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Neo-Confucianism, Translation | no comments