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Report on 2nd RWCP (Xunzi on Authority)

2nd Rutgers Workshop on Chinese Philosophy (RWCP): Xunzi on Authority
Friday, April 11, 2014
Report by Marilie Coetsee

This April, Tao Jiang (Rutgers), Ruth Chang (Rutgers), and Stephen Angle (Wesleyen) invited scholars from around the country to Rutgers’second annual meeting on Chinese philosophy, focused this year on Xunzi’s work on authority. Falling in line with last year’s successful conference on “Nature and Value in Chinese and Western Philosophies,”this year’s workshop produced stimulating discussion about the variety of ways in which Xunzi’s work can contribute to and expand upon our conventional Western philosophical conceptions of authority.

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April 28, 2014 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Conference, Confucianism, Post-Conference Report, Xunzi | one comment