Event Detail

Fri Oct 3, 2014
Global Philosophy? European, Asian, and American Perspectives

Session 3

Chinese thought in a global context

9 am: Kwong-loi Shun, University of California at Berkeley, “Confucian Ethics in a Global Context.”

10 am: Michael Nylan, University of California at Berkeley, “More is Not Better” (Zhi zu 知足) Nor Do “Rights Insure Dignity” (如見大賓).

Session 4

Japan and the West

11 am: Hans Peter Liederbach, Kwansei Gakui University, Japan, “Horizons and In-Betweens: On the Interpretation of Western Philosophy in Japan and its Hermeneutical Situation.”

12 noon: Shin Nagai, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan, “The Concept of “Oriental philosophy” in Kitaro Nishida and Toshihiko Izutsu.”

Session 5

Global philosophy, global politics

2 pm: Florian Grosser, University of St. Gallen, “Revolution, Spirituality, and the Law. Western and Middle-Eastern

3 pm: Hans Sluga, University of California at Berkeley, “The Local and the Global. Political philosophy in a global perspective.”

Concluding Session

4 pm: Round Table Discussion, “Can there be a global philosophy?”