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SACP Announces Panels at Eastern APA

The Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy has announced its two panels for the Eastern APA, as follows:

GROUP SESSION II – 9:00 – 11:00 A.M.
GII – 4.  Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy
9:00 – 12:00 Noon
Topic: Death: East and West
Chair: TBA
Speakers: Suk Choi (Towson University)
“Rethinking Zhuangzi on Life and Death”
Stephen Scales (Towson University)
“Determinist Materialism and Zhuangzi on Death and Destiny”
Carl Yamamoto (Towson University)
“Dying Like a Philosopher, Dying Like a Lama: Lama Zhang and the Material Inheritance of Lineage”
Wolfgang Fuchs (Towson University)
“Thinking Death and Life Differently”
(This session will continue past 11:00 a.m.)
GROUP SESSION VI – 7:30 – 10:30 P.M.
GVI – 8.  Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Topic: Buddhist Moral Psychology, Physics, and Religiousness
Chair: TBA
Speakers: Christopher Kelley (Columbia University)
“How Good Tricks Widen the Circle of Altruism: The Abnormal Moral Psychology of Bodhicaryāvatāra”
Jake H. Davis (Graduate Center-City University of New York)
“On the Goodness of Goodwill in Early Buddhist Texts”
Robert Alan Paul (Dalhousie University-Nova Scotia)
“How Physics Contravenes the ‘Neither-One-Nor-Many’ Madhyamaka Argument for Emptiness”
Aaron Fehir (St. Leo University)
“Kierkegaardian Faith and Non-Christian Religion: Religiousness B in Pure Land Buddhism”


August 21, 2011 - Posted by | Chinese philosophy, Conference

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