Warp, Weft, and Way

Chinese and Comparative Philosophy 中國哲學與比較哲學

September 2, 2019
by Steve Angle
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New Book: O’Dwyer, Confucianism’s Prospects

SUNY Press has published Shaun O’Dwyer, Confucianism’s Prospects: A Reassessment. SUNY’s website is here. The publisher’s blurb: In Confucianism’s Prospects, Shaun O’Dwyer offers a rare critical engagement with English-language scholarship on Confucianism. Against the background of historical and sociological research … Continue reading

July 29, 2019
by Steve Angle
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Winston Reviews Kim, Democracy After Virtue

Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2019.07.20 View this Review Online   View Other NDPR Reviews Sungmoon Kim, Democracy After Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy, Oxford University Press, 2018, 255pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780190671235. Reviewed by Kenneth Winston, Harvard University As Asian … Continue reading

July 21, 2019
by Bill Haines
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Book: The Global Encyclopedia of Informality

  While scouring the web for freebies this morning, I came across something that may be of interest to many readers here: The Global Encyclopedia of Informality, University College London, 2018, in two volumes. http://oapen.org/search?identifier=642570;keyword=informality   Here’s the table of … Continue reading

July 2, 2019
by Steve Angle
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Book Symposium on Kim, Public Reason Confucianism

The latest issue of the Journal of Social Philosophy includes a Book Symposium on Sungmoon Kim’s Public Reason Confucianism (Cambridge, 2016): Joseph Chan, Public Reason Confucianism Without Foundation? Baldwin Wong, A Non‐Sectarian Comprehensive Confucianism?—On Kim’s Public Reason Confucianism Franz Mang, Why Public … Continue reading

April 29, 2019
by Steve Angle
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New “Elements” Series on Comparative Political Theory

Leigh Jenco is the series editor for a new series at Cambridge Univeristy Press that adopts their novel “elements” approach. Leigh explains that an “element” is a “work of up to 30,000 words, is peer-reviewed, efficiently published, fully searchable and … Continue reading

March 13, 2019
by Hans-Georg Moeller
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New episodes of The Issue is Not The Issue

The Issue is Not the Issue: A Podcast with Hans-Georg Moeller and Dan Sarafinas https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfs0MY7rs8J6jWlCdneoPVQ   Hans-Georg Moeller and Dan Sarafinas discuss contemporary debates on “political correctness” and related moral and social issues. They point to concepts such as virtue … Continue reading

February 18, 2019
by Yihan Lin
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New book: Heaven is Empty: A Cross-Cultural Approach to “Religion” and Empire in Ancient China by Filippo Marsili

SUMMARY Heaven is Empty offers a new perspective on the relationship between religion and the creation of the first Chinese empires. Heaven Is Empty offers a new comparative perspective on the role of the sacred in the formation of China’s … Continue reading

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