Warp, Weft, and Way

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

September 2, 2019
by Steve Angle

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

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

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

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

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

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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