Category Archives: Call for Papers (CFP)

Call for Contributors to A Cultural History of Confucianism in Antiquity

A message from Thomas Radice:

Thomas Radice is editing A Cultural History of Confucianism in Antiquity, the first of a six-volume series to be published by Bloomsbury, and is looking for contributors. Each volume in the series covers the same eight themes: Texts, Arts, Politics, Metaphysics, Ethics, Rituals & Traditions, Comparisons, and Gender. Chapters run about 10,000 words.  Currently, he needs contributors for Metaphysics, Ethics, Rituals & Traditions, Arts, and Gender in early China until Qin. If you are interested, please feel free to contact him for other details at

CFP: Epistemic Virtue in the Chinese Tradition

Global Philosophy invites contributions for a Topical Collection entitled “Epistemic Virtue in the Chinese Tradition.” Sample topics may include any of the following:

  • The epistemic virtues of Chinese philosophers (or of the tradition more generally)
  • The role of epistemic virtue in the greater philosophical thought of figures in the tradition.
  • Comparison between the virtue epistemology scholarship and epistemic virtue in Chinese philosophy.

The tentative deadline for submission is June 15, 2024. Contributors are encouraged to submit their manuscripts as soon as they are able.

How to make a submission: Each manuscript should be roughly between 6000-8,000 words. Manuscripts should be submitted via the Global Philosophy website and will undergo double-blind peer review:

If you have any questions, please send a note to either John Symons <>, or Danesh Singh <>.

CFP for Panel on Trauma and Healing at 12th East-West Philosophers’ Conference (May 24-31, 2024)

Title of Proposed Panel: Orientation-Philosophical Explorations of Trauma and Disorientation

Organizers: Dr. Reinhard G. Mueller and Dr. Olga Faccani (on behalf of the Hodges Foundation for Philosophical Orientation)

Thomas Laqueur, writing in the London Review of Books in 2010, signaled the emergence of our age as one experienced as trauma by highlighting the verifiable surge in the term’s usage: “Having once been relatively obscure, it is now found everywhere: used in the New York Times fewer than 300 times between 1851 and 1960, it has appeared 11,000 times since.” As trauma’s omnipresence surges, not least through the Coronavirus pandemic and recent wars, the challenge arises: How do we orient ourselves in a rapidly changing world and to cascading waves of traumatic experiences? How do we cope with disorienting crises?

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CFP: Defining Aesthetics through East Asian Philosophy

The Journal of East Asian Philosophy is happy to announce that they are now accepting papers for their special issue “Following the Brush: Defining Aesthetics through East Asian Philosophy”. These papers are meant to be on the broad topic of defining the field of aesthetics through an engagement with East Asian philosophy. Please read below for more information on submissions.

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CFP: Post-Comparative Ethics

A message from Prof. Robin Wang:

The open access journal Religions (ISSN 2077-1444) is pleased to announce that we have launched a new Special Issue entitled “Going Beyond Comparative Ethics: Post-Comparative Ethics in Philosophic and Religious Traditions”. I am serving as Guest Editor for this issue.

I would like to cordially invite contribute to the Special Issue. For more information on the issue, please visit the Special Issue website at

Papers may be submitted from now until 25 September 2024 as papers will be published on an ongoing basis if accepted for publication following peer review. Submitted papers should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. We also encourage authors to send a short abstract or tentative title to the Editorial Office in advance (

CFP: ISCWP at 2024 APA Pacific Division Meeting

The International Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy is happy to announce that they are inviting scholars to submit proposals for individual papers to be included in a potential ISCWP group session at the 2024 APA Pacific Division meeting. This meeting is going to be held at Hilton Portland, Portland, Oregon from March 20th to 23rd 2024, and is anticipated to be an in-person event.  They welcome submissions that engage with topics aligning with the comparative study of Chinese and Western philosophy. Please read below for information.

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CFP: ISCP at APA-Pacific

The International Society for Chinese Philosophy is happy to invite submissions to be considered for inclusion in panels at the upcoming APA Pacific Divison Meeting occurring on March 20-23, 2024 in Portland, OR. Submissions focusing on any area of Chinese philosophy will be considered and they welcome both individual papers as well as completed panel proposals. Please read below for details on submissions.

Submission Deadline: September 10, 2023

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CFP: 1st Carolina Conference on Chinese Thought

Call for Proposals: 1st Carolina Conference on Chinese Thought

Saturday, April 6, 2024, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

The Carolina Conference on Chinese Thought (CCCT) is envisioned as a regionally-based site for exchange and connection among those interested in Chinese thought, broadly construed. We invite scholars and graduate students based in the Carolinas to share and discuss their work on Chinese thought, drawing from any disciplinary perspective. Presentations focusing on research, pedagogy, and other engagements with Chinese thought are welcome. Works-in-progress are especially encouraged, with the CCCT being a collegial atmosphere for collaboration with others in the region.

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CFP: ACPA Panels at the 25th World Congress of Philosophy

The Association of Chinese Philosophy will be organizing two panels at the 25th World Congress of Philosophy. This Conference will take place on August 1-8th, 2024 in Rome. The ACPA is currently accepting proposals for individual papers or panels to be considered for inclusion on two ACPA group sessions. The meeting are expected to be in person, and last 2 hours with 20 minutes for each presentation. The submission deadline is November 1st, 2023. Please read below for more information on submissions and the conference.

To submit your abstract please click here

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