Warp, Weft, and Way

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

April 6, 2020
by Hans-Georg Moeller
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CfP: ODIP Online Dictionary of Intercultural Philosophy

CALL FOR PAPERS: ODIP: Online Dictionary of Intercultural Philosophy https://www.odiphilosophy.com/

ODIP in cooperation with ALAFI invites entries on topics related to intercultural philosophy.

ODIP offers brief and understandable definitions of non-Western philosophical terms. It aims to promote a shift from Comparative Philosophy to World Philosophy enabling a genuine plurality of knowing, doing, and being human. It collects key-concepts from several regions and presents those concepts in a succinct fashion. It is meant to be an inspiring and stimulating resource for philosophers who aim to expand their horizons and think interculturally.

ALAFI (Latin-American Association for Intercultural Philosophy) aims to promote open, plural, cosmpolitan and intercultural practices in philosophy, in Latin America in particular and in the hispanic-lusophone circuit in general.

Submissions are normally between 200 and 1000 words long (up to 3500 words for historical entries on philosophical schools and movements such as “Comparative Philosophy”). Submissions should be sent either in English or have an English translation attached. Submissions in Portuguese and Spanish are in particular accepted and promoted, provided they come with an English translation (Submissions will be edited and do not need to come in perfect English).

All submissions are peer reviewed. Preferably, entries explain concepts and terms, but in certain cases, entries on philosophers or books will also be accepted. All entries will be published with the author’s name. Entries must present bibliographical references for further reading at the end of the text.

On the ‘Call for Entries’ (https://www.odiphilosophy.com/call-for-entries) page you will find a list of terms. These are just suggestions. Entries on other relevant terms are welcome.

Send to: botz.t@gust.edu.kw

The copyright stays with the authors.

Deadline for submissions: June 5th 2020

March 28, 2020
by Steve Angle
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Ivanhoe to Georgetown

Philip J. Ivanhoe, a leading senior scholar of Chinese and East Asian philosophy, has been appointed Chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Georgetown University, starting 1 July 2020. Ivanhoe is currently teaching at Sungkyunkwan University, where he is Distinguished Chair Professor and Director of the Sungkyun Institute for Confucian Studies and East Asian Philosophy.

March 26, 2020
by Steve Angle
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Harris to CSU

Eirik Lang Harris has accepted a position at Colorado State University to teach Chinese philosophy. CSU has an excellent MA program in philosophy, so this opens up new opportunities for students as well as being a terrific department for Harris. Congratulations!

(I’d be happy to post any other job-related news that folks want to share with me.)

March 20, 2020
by Ben Hammer
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TOC Journal of Chinese Humanities Volume 5.1: Between Fact and Legend: Xia Dynasty Historiography

Please find below the table of contents for the most recent issue of the Journal of Chinese Humanities (JOCH). Abstracts are available on our website; journalofchinesehumanities.com or on brill at brill.com/view/journals/joch/joch-overview.xml. Full articles and issues available for purchase in print or digital format.

Table of Contents – Vol 5.1, December 2019

Editor’s Preface [Abstract]
Author: Sun Qi
pp.: 3-5

David S. Nivison, the Bamboo Annals, and the Chronology of Xia: Personal Reflections on Historical Method [Abstract]
Author: Edward L. Shaughnessy
pp.: 6-17

Toward an Archaeological Reconstruction of the Xia Dynasty as History: Delineations and Methods [Abstract]
Author: Sun Qingwei 孫慶偉 (Translated by Ady Van Den Stock)
pp.: 18-42

An Archaeological Proposal of the Origin of State in China [Abstract]
Author: Xu Hong 許宏 (Translated by Zhang Yin)
pp.: 43-54

An Alternative Chronology for the Xia Dynasty and Discussion on Issues Related to Xia Culture [Abstract]
Author: Jia Hongbo 賈洪波 (Translated by Carl Gene Fordham)
pp.: 55-77

Faithful History of Unreliable History: Three Debates on the Historicity of the Xia Dynasty [Abstract]
Author: Chen Minzhen 陳民鎮 (Translated by Carl Gene Fordham)
pp.: 78-104

Book Review

Confucianism, a habit of the Heart: Bellah, Civil Religion, and East Asia.  [Abstract]
Reviewed by Uffe Bergeton
pp.: 105-111

The Top Ten Developments in Studies on Chinese Humanities in 2018  [Abstract]
Translated by Connie Rosemont
pp.: 113-120

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