3rd Rutgers Workshop: Conversations With Western Philosophers

I am excited to announce the following program; information on RSVPing (no later than April 4) is at the end. Hope to see you there!

3rd Rutgers Workshop on Chinese Philosophy (RWCP)
Friday, April 15, 2016

Rutgers University
Brower Commons, Room A/B (Second Floor)
145 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Tao Jiang (Rutgers University, Religion)
Ruth Chang (Rutgers University, Philosophy)
Stephen Angle (Wesleyan University, Philosophy)

Marilie Coetsee (Doctoral student, Rutgers University, Philosophy)


Breakfast/coffee: 8:30 a.m.

8:55 a.m.: Welcome

9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Panel 1
Wagging Tails and Riding Elephants: Why Study Non-Western Philosophy?
Presenter: Philip J. Ivanhoe (City University of Hong Kong)
Conversant: Owen Flanagan (Duke University)

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Tea break

11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Panel 2
A Substantive Pluralist Theory of Truth in Early Chinese Philosophy: Wang Chong on (Shi)
Presenter: Alexus McLeod (Colorado State University)
Conversant: Gila Sher (University of California, San Diego)

12:45 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch (on site)

2:00 – 3:45 p.m. Panel 3
Yuan 怨 in Early Confucian Thought: With Insights into Escaping the Predicament.
Presenter: Winnie Sung (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Conversant: Jay Wallace (University of California, Berkeley)

3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Tea break

4:00 – 5:45 p.m. Panel 4
Harmony, Relativism, and Natural Daos
Presenter: Hagop Sarkissian (City University of New York, Baruch College)
Conversant: David Velleman (New York University)

6:15 p.m. Dinner (by invitation only)

Special thanks to our sponsors whose generous support has made this workshop possible:
Confucius Institute of Rutgers University
Center for Chinese Studies
School of Arts and Sciences Humanities Dean
Rutgers China Office
Department of Religion
Department of Philosophy

Please RSVP to Ms. Susan Rosario at srosa@rci.rutgers.edu by Monday, April 4th if you plan to attend. Seating is limited. All inquiries should be directed to Ms. Rosario.

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