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

March 7, 2018
by Steve Angle
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CFP: BU Conference on Confucianism in US

Rectifying the Name of Confucianism, Boston University, September 28-29, 2018 Keynote Speakers: Stephen C. Angle (Wesleyan), Bryan Van Norden (Vassar) Boston University Confucian Association invites scholars from any discipline to participate in a symposium exploring the prospects for Ruism (Confucianism) in … Continue reading

January 6, 2018
by Bill Haines
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Question about family and society in the Chinese philosophical tradition

Here are three different ideas: Having the right attitudes in my family relationships tends to give me the right attitudes in my political relationships. Where right family attitudes prevail in society, the right political attitudes tend also to prevail. Differences … Continue reading

December 5, 2017
by Steve Angle
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Van Norden on the Confucian Roots of Xi Jinping’s Thought

A couple weeks ago, Bryan Van Norden published “The Confucian roots of Xi Jinping’s policies” in The Straits Times (Singapore); a Chinese translation was also subsequently published. The essay begins: Commentators have been quick to observe that the recent Chinese … Continue reading

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