Warp, Weft, and Way

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

November 18, 2019
by Aaron Stalnaker
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New book: Mastery, Dependence, and the Ethics of Authority, by Aaron Stalnaker

Oxford University Press has just published my new book on early Confucian social thought, and what contemporary people might learn from it: Mastery, Dependence, and the Ethics of Authority.  The publisher’s page is here.  At present the cheapest way to … Continue reading

November 3, 2019
by Steve Angle
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New Journal / Roundtable on Kim, Confucian Public Reason

Thanks to Kyung Rok Kwon for sharing the following information and the linked PDF of the the journal’s roundtable! The Hong Kong Journal of Law and Public Affairs (HKJLPA) is the first student-edited law and political science journal in all … Continue reading

September 2, 2019
by Steve Angle
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New Book: O’Dwyer, Confucianism’s Prospects

SUNY Press has published Shaun O’Dwyer, Confucianism’s Prospects: A Reassessment. SUNY’s website is here. The publisher’s blurb: In Confucianism’s Prospects, Shaun O’Dwyer offers a rare critical engagement with English-language scholarship on Confucianism. Against the background of historical and sociological research … Continue reading

July 29, 2019
by Steve Angle
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Winston Reviews Kim, Democracy After Virtue

Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2019.07.20 View this Review Online   View Other NDPR Reviews Sungmoon Kim, Democracy After Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy, Oxford University Press, 2018, 255pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780190671235. Reviewed by Kenneth Winston, Harvard University As Asian … Continue reading

July 21, 2019
by Bill Haines
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Book: The Global Encyclopedia of Informality

  While scouring the web for freebies this morning, I came across something that may be of interest to many readers here: The Global Encyclopedia of Informality, University College London, 2018, in two volumes. http://oapen.org/search?identifier=642570;keyword=informality   Here’s the table of … Continue reading

July 2, 2019
by Steve Angle
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Book Symposium on Kim, Public Reason Confucianism

The latest issue of the Journal of Social Philosophy includes a Book Symposium on Sungmoon Kim’s Public Reason Confucianism (Cambridge, 2016): Joseph Chan, Public Reason Confucianism Without Foundation? Baldwin Wong, A Non‐Sectarian Comprehensive Confucianism?—On Kim’s Public Reason Confucianism Franz Mang, Why Public … Continue reading

April 29, 2019
by Steve Angle
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New “Elements” Series on Comparative Political Theory

Leigh Jenco is the series editor for a new series at Cambridge Univeristy Press that adopts their novel “elements” approach. Leigh explains that an “element” is a “work of up to 30,000 words, is peer-reviewed, efficiently published, fully searchable and … Continue reading

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