Penn Workshop on Non-Western Philosophical Traditions

This Friday there is a workship on non-Western philosophical traditions at Penn, co-sponsored by the philosophy department. It’s a shame this wasn’t publicized more, but here is the schedule for anyone who is interested.

MAP Workshop: Non-western Philosophical Traditions
Friday, March 27, 2015
University of Pennsylvania

12:00 noon: Lunch onsite (Cohen 451)

1:00: Opening remarks in Philosophy Reading Room
Session 1 (Cohen 402)
1:15: Deven Patel (University of Pennsylvania)– TBA
2:00: Ricki Bliss (Lehigh University) – “Humeanism and the Emptiness of Causation”
2:50: Harun Küçük (University of Pennsylvania) – “Istanbul as an Epistemic Clearing House”
3:35: Coffee and refreshments (Cohen 451)
Session 2 (Cohen 402)
4:10: Bryan van Norden (Vassar College) – “Thought Experiments in Chinese Philosophy”
5:00: James Maffie (University of Maryland) – “The Centrality of Nepantla in
Conquest-era Mexica Philosophy”
6:30: Dinner at New Delhi Restaurant (4004 Chestnut Street)


For more details please contact Nabeel Hamid ( or Aditi Chaturvedi (
This workshop is generously supported by GAPSA (Graduate and Professional Student
Assembly at Penn) and the Department of Philosophy.

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