Workshop at Wesleyan on Virtues: Intellectual and Moral

Virtues: Intellectual and Moral — An International Workshop

April 2, 2013, 4:15–6:30pm, Wesleyan University, Russell House (350 High Street, Middletown, CT)

Three philosophers based in Taiwan will present papers exploring different aspects of intellectual and practical virtue, each paper followed by comments from a member of the Wesleyan Philosophy Department, with general discussion at the end. The event is free and open to all. Please contact Lynn Higgs with any questions.


4:15 — Welcome and Introduction: Prof. Steven Horst, Chair of Philosophy Department, Wesleyan University

4:20–4:40 — “Intellectual Virtues and Practical Knowledge in Traditional China,” Prof. Ruey-Lin Chen, Philosophy Department, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

4:40–4:50 — Comments: Prof. Sanford Shieh, Philosophy Department, Wesleyan University

4:50–5:10 — “Value in Virtue: Some Problems”: Prof. Chienkuo Mi, Philosophy Department, Soochow University, Taiwan

5:10–5:20 — Comments: Prof. Steven Horst, Philosophy Department, Wesleyan University

5:20–5:40 — “The Epistemic Function of Virtuous Emotions: The Neo-Confucian View”: Prof. Kai Marchal, Philosophy Department, Soochow University, Taiwan

5:40–5:50 — Comments: Prof. Stephen Angle, Philosophy Department, Wesleyan University

5:50–6:30 — General discussion

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