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

ToC: FPC 13:3

The latest issue of Frontiers of Philosophy in China has been published:

【Current Issue: Vol.13, No.3, 2018】

Available at: http://journal.hep.com.cn/fpc

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November 2, 2018 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Tables of Contents | no comments

ToC: HJAS 78:1

The latest issue of the Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies has been published, including several articles and reviews that will be of interest to blog readers.

The journal is available online through Project Muse at https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/39157.  Submission and subscription information is available at http://hjas.org/.

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November 2, 2018 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Tables of Contents | no comments

CEACOP Seminar: “Zhang Junmai and Confucian Social Democracy”

The Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy at the City University of Hong Kong is hosting a seminar by Eric Nelson on “Zhang Junmai and Confucian Social Democracy” on 12 November 2018; see here for details.

November 2, 2018 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative Political Theory, Democracy, Hong Kong | no comments

Two Postdoc Opportunities

Read on for information on (1) the Yale University CEAS Postdoctoral Associates Program and (2) the Cluster of Excellence “Understanding Written Artefacts” at Hamburg University.

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November 2, 2018 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Graduate study, Job Opening | no comments

Martha Nussbaum Wins Berggruen Prize

Martha Nussbaum has won the Berggruen Prize, awarded annually to a thinker whose ideas “have profoundly shaped human self-understanding and advancement in a rapidly changing world.” See more here or here.

November 2, 2018 Posted by | Academia | one comment

McLeod Reviews Berruz and Kalmanson (eds.), Comparative Studies in Asian and Latin American Philosophies

Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

2018.11.01 View this Review Online   View Other NDPR Reviews

Stephanie Rivera Berruz and Leah Kalmanson (eds.), Comparative Studies in Asian and Latin American Philosophies: Cross-Cultural Theories and Methodologies, Bloomsbury, 2018, 248pp., $114.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781350007888.

Reviewed by Alexus McLeod, University of Connecticut

This excellent new collection represents a bold step forward in comparative philosophy. I hope that it will find wide readership and have an influence on the development of the field. As the editors point out in their introduction, comparative philosophy (especially done within the discipline of philosophy) has long been almost exclusively concerned with study of some Non-Western tradition alongside a Western tradition. Comparative philosophy as such has constantly had the West as a frame. Berruz and Kalmanson’s praiseworthy aim in this volume is to “disrupt this trajectory . . . to ‘provincialize’ the West within comparative philosophy and to focus explicit attention on conversations across Latin America and Asia” (1). The essays in this volume present interesting ways of doing this, even while the West remains a more-or-less shadowy presence in many of the essays and an explicit player in some.

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November 2, 2018 Posted by | Asian Philosophy, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Reviews | no comments

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