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

March 21, 2017
by Steve Angle
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Angle reviews Kim, Public Reason Confucianism

My review of Sungmoon Kim, Public Reason Confucianism: Democratic Perfectionism and Constitutionalism in East Asia (Cambridge, 2016) recently appeared in Ethics 127:3. The first paragraph of the review follows. A pre-publication version of the whole review is available here.

September 25, 2016
by Steve Angle
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New Book: Harris, Shenzi Fragments

Columbia University Press has also published Eirik Harris’s outstanding study of the Shenzi fragments — congratulations, Eirik! Eirik Lang Harris, The Shenzi Fragments: A Philosophical Analysis and Translation (Columbia University Press, 2016) Read on for details on the book, as … Continue reading

May 9, 2016
by Bill Haines
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Did Confucius think our virtues are contagious?

Did Confucius think that if one of us has general virtue, or some particular virtue such as courage or filial piety, that general or particular virtue will have a substantial tendency to spread directly to the people around her, even if she … Continue reading

April 25, 2016
by Steve Angle
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Sungmoon Kim, Public Reason Confucianism now available

Sungmoon Kim’s new book, Public Reason Confucianism: Democratic Perfectionism and Constitutionalism in East Asia (Cambridge, 2016) has just been published. Congratulations, Sungmoon! Here are links to the CUP website and Amazon. Cambridge has also made available a form that anyone can use … Continue reading

March 27, 2016
by Steve Angle
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El Amine and Symposium on Bell in Perspectives on Politics

The new issue of Perspectives on Politics (14:1, March 2016), available here, contains several articles of interest: Loubna El Amine, “Beyond East and West: Reorienting Political Theory through the Prism of Modernity” An extended discussion of Daniel Bell’s The China Model, with … Continue reading

November 28, 2015
by Steve Angle
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New Book: Jenco, Changing Referents

I am happy to announce the publication of Leigh Jenco’s new book; congratulations! Leigh Jenco, Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West (Oxford University Press, 2015): 304 Pages; ISBN: 9780190263812 Globalization has brought together otherwise disparate communities with distinctive … Continue reading

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