Author Archives: Aris Dashiell

New Book: Emotions in Korean Philosophy and Religion

Palgrave Macmillan has recently published a new book titled Emotions in Korean Philosophy and Religion edited by Edward Y. J. Chung and Jea Sophia Oh. The book is open to be freely download all together or in chapters as well! The book present thirteen articles on the fascinating topic of emotion in Korean Philosophy and religion. It not only gives background to emotions from both West and East disciplines but also offers insights into the diversity of Korean emotions. It discusses key Korean Confucian thinkers, debates and ideas to show the dynamics of these emotions.

Job Opening: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is inviting scholars and scientists to join the university as an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor under the University’s flagship Vice-Chancellor Early Career Professorship Scheme. This portion is open to any Scholars and scientists in any discipline that have a PhD or equivalent degree obtained not more than 10 years earlier than the date of application. Read below for more information or click here for details on the CUHK’s website.

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New Book: Kim, Im Yunjidang

Cambridge University Press has recently published a new book titled Im Yunjidang by Sungmoon Kim. This short book in the Cambridge Elements series, looks at Im Yunjidang, an 18th-century Korean female Neo-Confucian philosopher, and is freely available to access online for the next two weeks. The book attempts to bring a new perspective on the relation between Confucianism and feminism. It critically examines the philosophical thought of Im Yunjidang and presents her as a feminist thinker in the time period. It shows how Im Yunjidang was able to reformulate Neo-Confucian metaphysics and ethics of moral self-cultivation.

New Book: Li, Moral Partiality

Routledge has recently published a new research monograph titled Moral Partiality written by Yong Li of Wuhan University. Yong Li is a Professor of Philosophy and the Associate Dean of School of Philosophy at Wuhan University. China. Yong’s new book explores the issue of familial partiality and specifically discusses whether it is morally praiseworthy to love one’s family partially. The author discusses the efficacy of three major arguments to justify moral partiality in Confucianism. This title will appeal to scholars and students interested in Confucianism and other sorts of East Asian philosophies.

CFP: Commentaries on Yong Huang on Zhu Xi

The Australasian Philosophical Review is seeking proposals for open peer commentaries on Yong Huang “Zhu Xi’s Virtue Ethics Approach to Meta-Ethics”. Proposal abstracts should be brief (200-500 words) and state the aspects of the lead article that will be discussed, in addition the approach that will be taken. Abstracts submissions are due on September 2nd, 2022 and invitations to write commentaries of 2000-3000 words will be issued on September 12th, 2022. Check the website here for more information.

CFP: ISCP at APA-Central

The ISCP is happy to announce that they are accepting submissions for the ISCP Group Panel at the 2023 Central Division Meeting in Denver, Colorado (2023 February 22-25). They are welcoming any submission relevant to Chinese Philosophy and especially encourage junior scholars, international scholars, and individuals from under-represented groups to apply. Read below for information about submissions.

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International Conference: Philosophies of Co-Becoming and the Sino-Island

“Philosophies of Co-Becoming and the Sino-Island” is an international conference that will take place on July 8-9, 2022. The conference is co-sponsored by the Global Sinology Forum at National Sun Yat-Sen University, the National Library (ROC)’s Center for Chinese Studies, and the East Asian Academy for New Liberal Arts at The University of Tokyo. It will bring scholars together from half a dozen countries to discuss the notion of a philosophy of co-becoming (共生哲學) in our contemporary world. Many of the conference organizers work and teach on the island of Taiwan, which we call the Sino-island, to denote the island’s long history as a center of immigration for Sinitic speaking peoples, as well as its rich Sinological institutions and scholarly traditions. In a contemporary world riven by nationalist rivalry, economic inequality, the ravages of climate change, and a global pandemic whose effects are disproportionally borne across diverse populations up to the present day, the notion of how to co-exist–with the natural world, with our own bodies, and with each other–has never been a more urgent one for contemporary thought. Each panel of the conference will be live-streamed through WebEx online software. Any inquires regarding the conference please email here.

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Job Opening: American University

The Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, academic-year appointment in Asian philosophy at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning August 29, 2022. Teaching duties include introductory courses in Asian philosophy and one upper-level seminar. Capacity to teach religious heritage of Asia, religious ethics, or Global Ethics will be a plus. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school, and university activities. Applicants should hold a Ph.D.; however, ABD will be considered. Salary and benefits are competitive for a fulltime term appointment. The teaching load for the year is three courses per semester (fall and spring). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications here: http://apply.interfolio.com/108823. Include a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and a writing sample. Please contact Jin Y. Park, Chair of the Department at jypark@american.edu, if you have any questions.