Warp, Weft, and Way

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

New Book: Creller, Making Space for Knowing

Lexington has published Aaron B. Creller, Making Space for Knowing: A Capacious Approach to Comparative Epistemology. The publisher’s description follows, and see here for the table of contents and other information.

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February 11, 2018 Posted by | Books of Interest, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Epistemology | no comments

Grad Student / Young Scholar Workshop, with Application

Third Biannual Ph.D. Student and Young Scholar Workshop: “Ancient Historiography in Comparison”

International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures, Renmin University of China (Beijing, June 13–18, 2018)

The International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures (ICSATC), hosted at Renmin University of China, holds its third Ph.D. Student and Young Scholar workshop on June 13-18, 2018. Four renowned scholars from the fields of Ancient Chinese Historiography, Ancient Greek and Roman Historiography, and Ancient Jewish and Biblical Historiography will present lectures and seminars on specific topics. In addition, there will be a keynote lecture at the beginning of the workshop. There also will be student research activities to complement the lectures and seminars. The principal language of instruction and interaction will be English.

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February 11, 2018 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Chinese Texts, Graduate study | no comments

Deadline approaching for NEH summer applications

The March 1 deadline for application to NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes is starting to loom, and I wanted to remind everyone about two options in particular:

  • A 3-week Seminar called “Bhagavad Gita: Ancient Poem, Modern Readers,” directed by Richard Davis; more info here.
  • A 2-week Institute called “Reviving Philosophy as a Way of Life,” co-directed by Meghan Sullivan, Stephen Grimm, and myself; more info here.

In each case, all selected participants receive stipends to defray costs associated with attendance.

February 11, 2018 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Pedagogy | no comments

Global Thinking: Anglo Chinese-Philosophy

An article on new waves in Anglo-Chinese Philosophy that I wrote for Philosophers’ Magazine.
Article may be accessed here: https://www.academia.edu/35865509/Global_Thinking_Anglo_Chinese_Philosophy_Philosophers_Magazine_Jan_2018

February 11, 2018 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学 | 2 comments