Central APA Chinese Philosophy-Related Panels

Here is the rundown of Chinese philosophy-related panels at this week’s upcoming Central APA Meeting (I look forward to seeing lots of blog friends at the conference!):


GI-12. International Society of Chinese Philosophy
9:00 a.m.-Noon
Topic: Gongfu and Its Counterpart: The Paths of Moral Cultivation for Confucius and Aristotle
Chair: Huaiyu Wang (Grand Valley State University)
Speakers: Peimin Ni (Grand Valley State University)
“Morality or Technique: Constructing a Confucian Gongfu Ethics”
Chenyang Li (Nanyang Technological University)
“What if Confucianism Does Not Have an Essence”
Huaiyu Wang (Grand Valley State University)
“Xiao (Filial Devotion) and the Gongfu Process of Confucian Moral Cultivation”
May Sim (College of the Holy Cross)
“Knowledge and Happiness in Aristotle and Confucius”

GII-1. International Society of Chinese Philosophy
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Topic: The Ethical and Medical in Classical Chinese Thought
Chair: Huaiyu Wang (Grand Valley State University)
Speakers: Stephen Walker (University of Chicago)
“The Unity of Dao: Ethics and Metaethics in the Qiwulun”
Wei Zhang (University of South Florida)
“A Classical Chinese Medical Philosophy—in Comparative Perspective”
Alexus McLeod (University of Dayton)
“Jia Yi and Lu Jia on Shame, Self-Cultivation, and Social Order”

GIII-5. International Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy
7:40-10:40 p.m.
Topic: Comparative Perspectives on Empirical Psychology and Virtue Ethics
Chair: Joel Kupperman (University of Connecticut)
Speakers: Nancy E. Snow (Marquette University)
“The Geography of Thought Revisited: Reflections on Situationism and the Psychology of Asians”
Hagop Sarkissian (Baruch College–CUNY)
“Virtue and Imposition”
Christian Miller (Wake Forest University)
“The Real Challenge to Virtue Ethics from Empirical Psychology”
Stephen C. Angle (Wesleyan University)
“Seeing Confucian ‘Active Moral Perception’ in Light of Contemporary Psychology”
Commentator: Joel Kupperman (University of Connecticut)


GV-9. International Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy
12:15-2:15 p.m.
Topic: Aristotelian Justice and the Mencian Virtues
Chair: Sean P. Walsh (University of Minnesota–Duluth)
Speakers: Howard Curzer (Texas Tech University)
“There Ain’t No Justice: The Shocking Absence of Aristotelian Virtues in the Mencius
Heidi M. Giebel (University of Saint Thomas [St. Paul])
“In Search of the Missing Virtue(s): Justice, Liberality, and Benevolence in Aquinas and Mencius”
Sean McAleer (University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire)
“Mencius and Aristotle on Friendship and Justice”
Sean P. Walsh (University of Minnesota Duluth)
“Justice, Liberality, and Abject Poverty for Mencius’ Junzi and Aristotle’sMegalopsychos


VI-B. Author Meets Critics: Stephen C. Angle, Sagehood
2:15-5:15 p.m.
Chair: Joel Kupperman (University of Connecticut)
Critics: Christine Swanton (University of Auckland)
Owen Flanagan (Duke University)
Justin Tiwald (San Francisco State University)
Author: Stephen C. Angle (Wesleyan University)

2 thoughts on “Central APA Chinese Philosophy-Related Panels

  1. Thanks Steve.

    Just want to note that my academic affiliation was consistently misnamed in the APA program. It should be “Huaiyu Wang, Georgia College & State University,” I/O “Grand Valley State University.”

    Look forward to seeing you later this week 🙂

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