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

New Book and Roundtable: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy

Harvard University Press has published by Michael J. Sandel and Paul J. D’Ambrosio, eds., Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy. Amazon is here; HUP is here.

Also note that there will be a Roundtable Discussion of the book on Feb. 2, 3:00 to 5:00 pm at Harvard, with a distinguished list of discussants; see more here. The book’s Table of Contents is below.

  • Foreword: China’s Encounter with Michael Sandel [Evan Osnos]
  • I. Justice, Harmony, and Community
    • 1. Community without Harmony? A Confucian Critique of Michael Sandel [Chenyang Li]
    • 2. Individual, Family, Community, and Beyond: Some Confucian Reflections on Themes in Sandel’s Justice [Tongdong Bai]
    • 3. Justice as a Virtue, Justice according to Virtues, and/or Justice of Virtues: A Confucian Amendment to Michael Sandel’s Idea of Justice [Yong Huang]
  • II. Civic Virtue and Moral Education
    • 4. Sandel’s Ideas on Civic Virtue [Zhu Huiling]
    • 5. Sandel’s Democracy’s Discontent from a Confucian Perspective [Chen Lai]
  • III. Pluralism and Perfection: Sandel and the Daoist Tradition
    • 6. Gender, Moral Disagreements, and Freedom: Sandel’s Politics of Common Good in Chinese Contexts [Robin R. Wang]
    • 7. Satisfaction, Genuine Pretending, and Perfection: Sandel’s The Case against Perfection and Daoism [Paul J. D’Ambrosio]
  • IV. Conceptions of the Person: Sandel and the Confucian Tradition
    • 8. Theorizing the “Person” in Confucian Ethics [Roger T. Ames]
    • 9. How to Think about Morality without Moral Agents [Henry Rosemont Jr.]
    • 10. A Sandelian Response to Confucian Role Ethics [Paul J. D’Ambrosio]
  • V. Reply by Michael Sandel
    • 11. Learning from Chinese Philosophy [Michael J. Sandel]

January 19th, 2018 Posted by | Books of Interest, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Comparative Political Theory, Lecture | no comments

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