Philip J. Ivanhoe’s article, “How Confucius loses face in China’s new surveillance regime” has been published at Aeon. For the full article, click the URL below: https://aeon.co/ideas/how-confucius-loses-face-in-chinas-new-surveillance-regime
T. H. Jiang & Shuan O’Dwyer, “The Universal Ambitions Of China’s Illiberal Confucian Scholars,” has been published in the on-line journal Palladium. It begins: Amid today’s talk of a coming civilizational clash between China and the West, it is easy to … 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.
Just published: Handbook on Human Rights in China (Edward Elgar Publishing), edited by Sarah Biddulph (Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Australia) and Joshua Rosenzweig (East Asia Research Director, Amnesty International). More info here; Table of Contents below.
The Centre of East Asian and Comparative Philosophy of City University of Hong Kong is hosting a public seminar on 19 August, 2019, titled: “Can Confucianism Meet Contemporary Challenges in Hong Kong?” The speaker is professor Baogang He from Deakin … Continue reading →
The latest issue of the Journal of Social Philosophy includes a Book Symposium on Sungmoon Kim’s Public Reason Confucianism (Cambridge, 2016): Joseph Chan, Public Reason Confucianism Without Foundation? Baldwin Wong, A Non‐Sectarian Comprehensive Confucianism?—On Kim’s Public Reason Confucianism Franz Mang, Why Public … Continue reading →
A brief article from the South China Morning Post that is relevant for anyone interested in the uses and abuses of Confucianism in the modern world: “China runs Confucian culture courses for religious leaders in bid to boost control.”
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 →
December 28, 2018
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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 →