ISCP Announces Fu Essay Prize Winners

The Committee for the 2011 Charles Fu Best Essay in Asian Philosophy Competition is pleased to announce this year’s three winners:

  • Senior Scholar Best Essay Winner:  Jing Haifeng, “The Confucian Idea of Edification from a Hermeneutic Perspective”
  • Junior Scholar Best Essay Winner: Chou Wanling, “Responding to the Challenge of Neuroscience to Moral Obligation: From a Confucian Ethical Perspective”
  • Junior Scholar Best Essay Winner: Yao Fuchuan, “An Analysis of the Predicament of the Development of Buddhism”


This honor comes with a US$2,000 cash prize plus US$1,000 to defray winner’s expenses for presenting the essay at the upcoming ISCP conference in Paris. By the competition rule, all winners willpresent their essays on a special Charles Fu Essay Prize Panel at the 17thInternational Conference for Chinese Philosophy in Paris, France, 4-8 July 2011. More information regarding the conference is available at .

On behalf of the competition committee, I would like to thank all participants, who submitted a large number of excellent essays.
Thecommittee also takes this opportunity to express our appreciation to all who have supported this event. We look forward to the next competition in 2013.

Best wishes,

Li Chenyang,  Chair
Committee for the 2011 Charles Fu Best Essay in Asian Philosophy Competition
Sponsored by the Charles Fu Foundation and the International Society for Chinese Philosophy

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