Online Workshop: Tiwald on “The Confucian Debate on Virtue Politics” 

The Sun Yat-sen University is pleased to announce the 34th Comparative Philosophy Workshop which will be held virtually at 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Bejing time), on March 16th, 2023. The workshop will be held using Tencent Voov Meeting, and any video recording of the meeting is prohibited. Please click here to sign up for the workshop.

Topic: “The Confucian Debate on Virtue Politics” 

Speaker: Justin TIWALD (Professor of Philosophy, University of Hong Kong) 

Moderator: Jun-Hyeok KWAK (Professor of Philosophy (Zhuhai), Sun Yat-sen University)    

Justin TIWALD is Professor of Philosophy at the Universityh of Hong Kong and Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State Univeristy. He received his PhD from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago in 2006, and he has been working at the intersections of ethics, political philosophy and traditional Chinese philosophy, with particular interests in Chinese and Western notions of empathy, virtue, well-being, and rights. He has published widely on Chinese thought, both as an area of historical inquiry and as regard as its implications for contemporary philosophy. His works include Neo-Confucianism: A Philosophical Introduction (with Stephen C. Angle, Polity 2017), Readings in Later Chinese Philosophy (with Bryan W. Van Norden, Hackett, 2014). He is now writing a book, entitled Well-Being as an Object of Moral Concern.

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