ISCP panels at on-line APA

Ann Pang-White, Executive Director of the ISCP, writes with information about panels at the upcoming Eastern APA (the full program is downloadable here; information on required registration is here).

FRIDAY EVENING, January 15, 2021, Evening,  4:00–7:00 P.M.

18A. The International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP)

Topic: ISCP I: Aesthetics and Harmony of Nature

Chair: Jea Sophia Oh (West Chester University of Pennsylvania)

Speakers: Xutong Li (National Taiwan Normal University)

“Concept Possession of Yijing”

Wei-Chieh Tseng (National Taiwan Normal University)

“Connect West and East-Asia by the Portable Tradition of Confucianism”

Lauren Frederick Pfister (Kong Baptist University)

“China’s Gadamer: Féng Yǒulán (1895–1990) and the Problem of Philosophical Amnesia”

Andrew Fuyarchuk (Yorkville University)

“Unity of Mind with Moving Structure of Reality in Gadamer and Chung-ying Cheng: Attunement, Comprehensive Observation, and Language”

Joshua Mason (Loyola Marymount University)

“Root Harmony, Justice, and Just Harmony (本和, 正义, 正和)”

Chung-ying Cheng (University of Hawaii at Manoa)

“Why Will Harmony Ultimately Prevail? On Zhang Zai’s Concept of Creative Void”


Saturday, January 16, 2021, Morning, 9:00–10:50 a.m. (cont.)

19L. The International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP)

Topic: ISCP II: Comparative Philosophies of Culture and Politics

Chair: Joseph Harroff (The Pennsylvania State University)

Speakers: Yong Huang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

“Two Arguments against Tolerance in Face of Conflicts: Daoist and Confucian”

Gao Yi (Wuhan University)

“The Dual Significance of Wang Yangming’s ‘Unity of Knowledge and Action’”

James Brown-Kinsella (Peking University)

“Once a Barbarian, Always a Barbarian? A Closer Look at Philosophical Perspectives from Ancient Greece and China”

Yves Vendé (Loyola Marymount University)

“Is It Possible to Endorse Public Responsibilities without Training in Mathematics or Learning the Classics?”68

Francis Charles Falzarano (National Chengchi University) and Hsueh Lan Xin (National Cheng Kung University)

“Sun Wu Kong and Jin Gu Zhou: An Exploration of the Human Mind and Nature through the Thought of Xun Zi and Jacque Lacan”

Lance H. Gracy (Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, Berkeley)

“Rediscovering the Immaculate Nature: Mariology and Neo-Confucian Moral Philosophy”

Roy Porat (Harvard University)

“Is Going Along with This a Zhuangzian Ideal? Rereading Yinshi 因是 as External to the Qiwulun”


Saturday, January 16, 2021, Midday, 11:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m. (cont.)

20L. The International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP)

Topic: [ISCP III:] Emotions and Heart-Mind in Chinese Philosophy

Chair: Yong Huang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Speakers: Zhang Rongkunn (The University of Shanghai for Science and Technology)

“Zhuangzi’s Real Concern on ‘Fate’ and the Humanstic Spirit Within”

Xiangnong Hu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

“The Relativity of Ren (Benevolence): Reexamining 2A6 and 6A6 of Mengzi from the Perspective of Self-Introspection in Experience”

Ni Liu (Shanghai Jiao-Tong University)

“Mencius on Emotions, Ceyin zhi xin, and Blood Sacrifice (Li)”

Naiyi Hsu (Indiana University–Bloomington)

“The Ethics of Appearance in Early Confucian Thought: A Methodological Reflection”

  1. K. Gustin Law (Vassar College)

“External or Internal? Mengzi’s Resistance and Reticence”

Jesse Ciccotti (Boston University)

“Distracted by Differences: Uncovering a Metaphysics for Comparative Philosophy”

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