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

August 9, 2019
by Paul R. Goldin
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New translation of Xinyu 新語

Just a quick announcement that Elisa Levi Sabattini and I are about to publish a new translation of Xinyu: https://brill.com/view/title/56294?rskey=msXfbz&result=1 Also watch out for my new book on classical Chinese philosophy, forthcoming from Princeton University Press.  Since I’m not ashamed … Continue reading

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

September 5, 2017
by Paul R. Goldin
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Body and Cosmos in China: An Interdisciplinary Symposium in Honor of Nathan Sivin

The Department of East Asian Languages & Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania is delighted to announce an interdisciplinary symposium in honor of Nathan Sivin at Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, on Oct. 14-15, 2017. The … Continue reading

July 17, 2015
by Max Fong
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Publication Opportunity: Early Chinese Self-Cultivation

Publication opportunity (non-peer-reviewed) for articles on “early Chinese self-cultivation”. On July 1st, 2015, Paul Fischer (Western Kentucky University) and Lin Zhipeng 林志鵬 (Fudan University) hosted a workshop in Shanghai on early Chinese self-cultivation (entitled 治氣養心之術——中國早期修身方法), hosted by the 復旦大學中華文明國際研究中心. (Please … Continue reading

January 25, 2015
by Steve Angle
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Confucian Political Philosophy a Hot Topic in 2014

According to the Guangming Daily, “the interpretation of Confucian political philosophy” was one of the ten “hot” areas within Chinese academia in 2014. According to the newspaper’s staff, one of the key questions that scholars sought to answer was “What conceptual … Continue reading

April 4, 2014
by Steve Angle
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New Essays on Bai Tongdong’s Blog

Fudan University professor and sometime contributor to this blog, Bai Tongdong, has his own blog here, and has recently posted some essays there (in Chinese) that some readers may be interested in. The most recent is “传统正名系列3 作为普适价值的儒学” or “Rectification … Continue reading

November 19, 2013
by Steve Angle
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Bell Op-ed on Harmony Index

Today’s Financial Times has an op-ed by Daniel Bell on the Harmony Index (an index that ranks countries according to level of social harmony that he developed with Yingchuan Mo at Tsinghua’s Center for International and Comparative Political Theory): http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/0aa0a360-5049-11e3-9f0d-00144feabdc0.html … Continue reading

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