This Week’s Neo-Confucianism Seminar at Columbia

The next session of the Columbia University Seminar on Neo-Confucian Studies will convene on Friday, May 3, 2013, from 3:30 to 5:30pm.  We will meet in the Board Room of the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University.  Please note the earlier starting time.

Our presenters for this session (listed here in alphabetical order) are Agnes Chalier and Tom Selover.  Dr. Chalier’s paper is titled “Scientific Variations: Research on History and Philosophy of Science in Europe and China.”  A copy of her paper is attached (actually, if you’re reading this on-line, contact one of the organizers for a copy).  Dr. Selover’s paper is titled “Neo-Confucian Principle(s) in the Thought of Sun Myung Moon (1920-2012).”   His paper will be distributed as soon as it is available.

All are welcome to attend.   Please feel free to forward this message to interested colleagues.  Please join us after the seminar for dinner at the Columbia Cottage restaurant, which is located on the corner of Amsterdam and 111th Streets.

This will be our last seminar of the 2012-2013 academic year.  Our first fall meeting will be the first Friday in October.

If you have any questions, you may contact one of our organizers: Yong Huang, (, Tao Jiang (, On-cho Ng (<>), or Deborah Sommer ( or   Our new rapporteur this year is Yang Liu ( of Columbia University.

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