Author Archives: Steve Angle

Articles on Confucianism and Just War

Two articles on Confucianism and Just War have been published in the latest Philosophy Compass:

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Workshop on Jiwei Ci’s Political Philosophy

On February 6 (10:00-18:00 PT), there will be a hybrid workshop dedicated to Professor Jiwei Ci’s political philosophy at UC Berkeley. Scan the QR Code in the poster or use this link to register for Zoom participation:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhG-aRrcDNOWEU7THIJlVlLI_AOHlAFm-rhEOSvmcq9oQsSw/viewform

Prof. Ci recently retired from the Department of Philosophy at HKU, where he had taught for decades. Throughout his career, he dedicates himself to the study of important theoretical questions about agency, morality, and democracy by reflecting upon key issues in contemporary China. His scholarship revolutionizes the way of theorizing Chinese politics through the lens of political theory and intellectual history.

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Online Lecture: How to Produce Learning: Some Preliminary Thoughts on Neo-Confucian Knowledge Culture

How to Produce Learning: Some Preliminary Thoughts on Neo-Confucian Knowledge Culture (1200-1700)

Speaker: Dr. Lianbin Dai, Department of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Victoria

Moderator: Prof. Nathan Vedal, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto

Time: 2:00-3:30 P.M. EST, Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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New Book: Acharya, et al, eds., Bridging Two Worlds

The University of California Press with support from the Berggruen Institute has published Amitav Acharya, Daniel A. Bell, Rajeev Bhargava, and Yan Xuetong, eds., Bridging Two Worlds: Comparing Classical Political Thought and Statecraft in India and China. The full text is available for download here; the Table of Contents is below.

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Getting Chinese-language books outside of East Asia

A colleague wrote to me asking about acquiring Chinese-language books (he was asking especially about Zhu Xi, but it’s a more general issue) from within the US. Until the pandemic I travelled often enough to China, Taiwan, or Hong Kong that I was able to pick things up there, and have never ordered from the US. Does anyone have good (or bad) experiences to share?