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 →
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.
I’m happy to announce that a project I have been working on for some time has now reached a level of maturity that I feel comfortable sharing it publicly. Jinburuxue.com is a mainly Chinese-language website that aims to share Chinese … Continue reading →
I am happy to post this on behalf of Baldwin Wong, Elton Chan, Larry Lai, and Nikolas Kirby (whose contact info is available at the end): 1st Oxford Symposium on Comparative Political Philosophy 10th – 12th July, 2019 Blavatnik School of Government, The … Continue reading →
Here is a call for papers for a workshop on “Political Pluralism in Greater China – 大中华的政治多元化,” to be held in July 2019 at the University of Lucerne, organized by Philipp Renninger (Lucerne) and Ewan Smith (Oxford).
Three significant articles, all open access, on contemporary Chinese political thinking. “Research dialogues on the intellectual public sphere in China (Part I),” Guest edited by Timothy Cheek, David Ownby, and Joshua Fogel. China Information Volume 32, Issue 1, March 2018 Mapping the intellectual … Continue reading →
Joseph Chan (University of Hong Kong) has accepted an invitation to be a Global Scholar at Princeton University for the next three spring semesters, starting February 2019. He will be affiliated with the University Center for Human Values and teach one … Continue reading →
The final program for the 2018 Rutgers Workshop in Chinese Philosophy is now on-line here, and also pasted below. Please note that (free) advance registration is required, and that spaces are filling up quickly (really — this isn’t just a … Continue reading →
I’d like to call out one item in the recently-published issue of Comparative Philosophy for special mention. “The Future of Confucian Political Philosophy” is a 22,000 word edited transcript of a roundtable discussion that was held in Hong Kong in February … Continue reading →
Harvard University Press has published by Michael J. Sandel and Paul J. D’Ambrosio, eds., Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy. Amazon is here; HUP is here. Also note that there will be a Roundtable Discussion of the book on Feb. … Continue reading →
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