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

February 23, 2018
by Steve Angle
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Two New Books on Modern Chinese Philosophy

The Brill series Modern Chinese Philosophy, has just published two new volumes: Studies on Contemporary Chinese Philosophy (1949-2009) by Quo Qiyong, Wuhan University; Translated by Paul J. D’Ambrosio, East China Normal University (http://www.brill.com/products/book/studies-contemporary-chinese-philosophy-1949-2009) The Humanist Spirit of Daoism, by Chen Guying, … Continue reading

February 15, 2018
by Steve Angle
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“Future of Confucian Political Philosophy” Published

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

January 27, 2018
by Steve Angle
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New Book: Lee Ming-huei’s Confucianism: Its Roots and Global Significance

University of Hawaii Press has published a collection of leading Taiwanese “New Confucian” Lee Ming-huei’s essays, translated into English: David Jones, ed., Confucianism: Its Roots and Global Significance. The Amazon link (with Table of Contents) is here.

January 4, 2018
by Steve Angle
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Top 10 Issues of 2017 for Confucians in China

According to the 《儒家网》 (Confucian Web), here are the top 10 issues of interest to Confucians in 2017: (一)儒学复兴进入“重建经学”新阶段 (二)传承发展传统文化上升到国家战略层面,中共十九大提出“坚定文化自信” (三)“家与孝”讨论,凸显“人伦”的独特地位 (四)对“大陆新儒家”的评议继续深化,“新康有为主义”隐然成型 (五)敦和基金会探索国学领域机构发展模式,助力民间国学社会组织发展 (六)康晓光批判“公益商业化”,捍卫儒家公益之道 (七)阳明学不断升温,儒学已成为当代可供选择的思想资源 (八)学者持续倡议中国儒学学科建设,研究启动儒学教材编纂 (九)中伊开展文化学术交流,推进“儒伊对话”接续回儒传统 (十)孔子诞辰祭祀活动地域范围迅速扩大,祭礼仪式日益完善 This is just one opinion — the editorial staff of this website … Continue reading

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