Warp, Weft, and Way

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

October 15, 2020
by Ernesto Ye Luo
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Tongdong Bai’s Book Symposium on Against Political Equality—The Confucian Case

City University of Hong Kong is presenting an online book symposium on Tong Dongbai’s Against Political Equality: The Case of Confucianism: Date: October 23, 2020 (Friday) Time: 9:00am-12:00pm (HKT) Venue: Online (The panel will be held in Zoom) Participants: Tongdong Bai, … Continue reading

October 15, 2020
by Ernesto Ye Luo
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Jiwei Ci’s Book Symposium on Democracy in China—The Coming Crisis

City University of Hong Kong is presenting an online book symposium on Jiwei Ci’s Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis: Date: October 24, 2020 (Saturday) Time: 9:00am-12:00pm (HKT) Venue: Online (The panel will be held in Zoom) Participants: Jiwei Ci, University … Continue reading

October 1, 2020
by Steve Angle
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Bai On-Line Lecture on Confucian Meritocracy

Of the People, for the People, but not by the People ― Confucian Meritocracy as a Correction of Democracy (BAI Tongdong, Fudan University, China) Thursday, October 08, 2020, 07:00pm – 08:30pm This talk is co-sponsored by Rutgers Global-China Office. It … Continue reading

June 18, 2020
by Steve Angle
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Confucianism and Resistance in Hong Kong

Earlier this month Joseph Chan, a well-known authority on Confucianism at the University of Hong Kong, published a short essay (in Chinese) that draws on the Analects (especially 8:13) to think about people’s responsibilities when a state “lacks the Way.” A … Continue reading

April 11, 2020
by Steve Angle
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Bin Song on Ru Meditation

Bin Song has begun a podcast series of Ru meditation, starting from several audios about Ru Breathing. They are currently in his website: https://binsonglive.wordpress.com/ru-breathing/. He plans to do more in the future including topics such as postures of Ru meditation, … Continue reading

January 7, 2020
by Steve Angle
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New Book: State-Society Relations and Confucian Revivalism in Contemporary China

Qin PANG has published State-Society Relations and Confucian Revivalism in Contemporary China (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019); see here for details. The abstract: This book is a study of the causes of the Confucian revival and the party-state’s response in China today. … Continue reading

December 29, 2019
by Steve Angle
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New Book: Bai, Against Political Equality—The Confucian Case

Bai Tongdong writes with information about his new book — congratulations! My new book, Against Political Equality—The Confucian Case was just published by Princeton University Press.  In this book, I offer a viable political alternative to liberal democracy that is … Continue reading

November 3, 2019
by Steve Angle
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New Journal / Roundtable on Kim, Confucian Public Reason

Thanks to Kyung Rok Kwon for sharing the following information and the linked PDF of the the journal’s roundtable! The Hong Kong Journal of Law and Public Affairs (HKJLPA) is the first student-edited law and political science journal in all … Continue reading

November 3, 2019
by Steve Angle
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Bin and Butina, Empirical Study on Perceptions of Ruism in the U.S.

Bin Song and Ben Butina have co-authored a paper titled “An Empirical Study and Theoretical Reflection on the Knowledge and Perceptions of Ruism in the United States,” which is newly published by Confucian Academy 2019 (1). The article is bilingual, … Continue reading

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