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 →
THE COLUMBIA SOCIETY FOR COMPARATIVE PHILOSOPHY Welcomes: KIM SUNGMOON (City University of Hong Kong) With responses from: OMAR DAHBOUR (Hunter College & Graduate Center, CUNY) Please join on November 8, 2019 at 5:30 for his lecture entitled, BEYOND THE PLURALISM DILEMMA — A … Continue reading →
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 →
About this Book A leading foreign policy thinker uses Chinese political theory to explain why some powers rise as others decline and what this means for the international order. For more information, please see the publisher website or below.
Schneewind, S. (2018). Shrines to living men in the Ming political cosmos. Cambridge, MA: Published by the Harvard University Asia Center. ISBN 9780674987142. Please see the publisher website for more information.
Title: The Division of Educational Labour Between Confucian Education and Political Liberalism Speaker: Baldwin Wong Date: 3 May 2019 (Friday) Time: 16:00-17:30 Venue: Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy (Room 4433, Mong Man Wai Building) Please see here for … Continue reading →
The Issue is Not the Issue: A Podcast with Hans-Georg Moeller and Dan Sarafinas https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfs0MY7rs8J6jWlCdneoPVQ 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 … Continue reading →
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 →
A new essay called “In Defense of Hierarchy,” the joint responsibility of several of us but largely written by Julian Baggini, has been published at Aeon. It is the fruit of discussions at a conference sponsored by the Berggruen Philosophy … Continue reading →