Dear colleagues, this is to inform you about the international conference “Selfhood, Otherness, and Cultivation. Phenomenology and Chinese Philosophy” (March 18-20, at National Chengchi University in Taipei). You can still register on our website which also contains many helpful information … Continue reading →
The Issue is Not the Issue: A Podcast with Hans-Georg Moeller and Dan Sarafinas https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfs0MY7rs8J6jWlCdneoPVQ Hans-Georg Moeller and Dan Sarafinas discuss contemporary debates on “political correctness” and related moral and social issues. They point to concepts such as virtue … Continue reading →
Professor Philip J. Ivanhoe is giving a keynote speech at the 25th East-West Center’s Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP) National Conference, which will be held in Nashville, Tennessee, March 8, 2019.
The Department of Philosophy at California State University, San Bernardino, has received permission to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor, to begin September 2019. ABD candidates will be considered. The Areas of Specialization and Competence are open but the department has … Continue reading →
December 28, 2018
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Hans-Georg Moeller and Dan Sarafinas discuss contemporary debates on “political correctness” and related moral and social issues. They point to concepts such as virtue speech (“virtue signalling”), civil religion, and the role of critique to better understand their nature. Episode 1–Virtue Speech: … Continue reading →
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.
This morning at the APA Pacific there was a wide-ranging discussion on the topic of diversity in philosophy journals. The session was chaired by Eric Schwitzgebel, who introduced it as possibly the largest panel ever at the Pacific APA, featuring … Continue reading →
The 2017-18 Philosophical Gourmet Report (PGR) has been released here. It includes “specialty rankings” for various areas, including Chinese philosophy. This year, for the first time, I was invited to be among the evaluators, and after wrestling with this a bit, … Continue reading →
Bryan Van Norden is interviewed about his new book Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto by Dan Kaufman. Some of the topics: Just how Euro-centric are American philosophy departments, anyway? Is racism baked into Western philosophy? A brief account of … Continue reading →
The Department of East Asian Languages & Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania is delighted to announce an interdisciplinary symposium in honor of Nathan Sivin at Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, on Oct. 14-15, 2017. The … Continue reading →