International Conference on “Nothingness in Deliberation”

We are pleased to announce the Routledge International Conference on “Nothingness in Deliberation” which will be held virtually at 19:00 PM to 22:00 PM (Beijing Time), May 22nd, July 10th, and July 17th, 2021.
Due to the pandemic across the world, we will have a virtual (on-line) conference. Should you wish to join the conference, please email to the conference coordinators to get the meeting password. We are going to use Tencent Voov Meeting, and any video recording of this meeting is prohibited.
HUA Xiaoya: 1335888231@qq.com

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CFP: ISCP at the 2022 APA Eastern (January 5-8 in Montreal, Quebec)

The International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP) plans to host two-panel sessions at the Eastern Division American Philosophical Association (APA) in Montreal, Quebec, on January 5–8, 2022.

Submissions focusing on any area of Chinese or Comparative philosophy are welcomed. Your submission should include the following information:

1. Title of Paper
2. Name of Presenter
3. Presenter’s Affiliation
4. Presenter’s e-mail address
5. Approximately a 200-300 word Paper Abstract
6. Submission Deadline: June 20, 2021

Please send the submissions electronically to Dr. Jea Sophia Oh, ISCP Liaison to the APA Eastern Division Meeting, at: joh@wcupa.edu with “ISCP APA Eastern” in the subject line.

Simultaneous submissions (e.g. submitting the same abstract to multiple APA Group Sessions) are discouraged. If your paper is selected for inclusion, then you are committed to presenting it at our Group Session of the APA Eastern Division Meeting.

on behalf of A/Prof Jea Oh, West Chester University of Pennsylvania & the ISCP

CFP: Teaching Philosophy as a Way of Life

Jane Drexler and Ryan Johnson are co-editing a special issue of American Association of Philosophy Teachers Studies in Pedagogy focused on philosophy as a way of life, and are looking for contributions, including those with an emphasis on non-Western philosophies. See here for more information.

Connolly Reviews Kim, Theorizing Confucian Virtue Politics

NDPR Sungmoon Kim Theorizing Confucian Virtue Politics: The Political Philosophy of Mencius and Xunzi (Reviewed by Tim Connolly, East Stroudsburg University)

“Confucian political theory offers a normative vision for contemporary societies that draws on concepts from thinkers in the Chinese philosophical tradition initiated by Confucius (551-479 BCE). Much of the recent work in this area is motivated by dialogue with mainstream Western political theory, focusing on questions of Confucianism’s compatibility with liberal democracy. Yet as Sungmoon Kim writes in the opening pages of the book, these attempts to establish dialogue have tended to look at general characteristics of the classical Confucian tradition, giving less attention to internal debates and disagreements within this tradition. Kim’s book is devoted to a reconstruction of…”

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On-line Conference: Dynamics of knowledge transmission and linguistic transformation in Chinese textual cultures

The program of the Online International Workshop “Dynamics of knowledge transmission and linguistic transformation in Chinese textual cultures” (June 10-11, 2021) is available online at the following link:

https://knowl-lingtrans.sciencesconf.org/program

The workshop will be held online via Zoom. Access is free but registration is required. For registration, please visit

https://knowl-lingtrans.sciencesconf.org/resource/page/id/3

The workshop is jointly organised by Barbara Bisetto (University of Verona, Italy) and Rainier Lanselle (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, CRCAO, Paris, France).

For inquiries, contact: knowl-lingtrans@sciencesconf.org

A symposium on May 9-10: “A Crisis, or a New Direction?: Reconsidering the Translation of Chinese Philosophy”

【Lingnan Prism Symposium Series (3.2): “A Crisis, or a New Direction?: Reconsidering the Translation of Chinese Philosophy”】(https://prism-journal.org/2021/05/01/lps-3-2/)
An online symposium is to be held on 9-10 May, 2021, on past and contemporary attempts to tackle Chinese philosophy through translation in the Western world, from the Jesuit missionaries to present-day translators working in academia and beyond. Speakers will address the cultural impact of translated Chinese philosophical masterworks in the West in different historical periods, examining seminal texts of the Confucian, Buddhist and Daoist traditions.

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New Book: One Corner of the Square

One Corner of the Square: Essays on the Philosophy of Roger T. Ames. Edited by Ian M. Sullivan and Joshua Mason. University of Hawaii Press, 2021.
 
This volume contains contributions from 33 scholars who studied with Roger Ames. Their chapters reflect on, analyze, and sometimes critique Ames’s work, building on his legacy of comparative and Chinese philosophy and taking themes from his career in novel directions. 
 
For more information or to order the book, see the publisher’s website here:
(See the contents of the book below)

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