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This special issue of Philosophy East and West is dedicated to the inaugural meeting of the World Consortium for Research in Confucian Cultures, convened at the University of Hawai‘i and the East-West Center, October 8-12, 2014, on the theme “Confucian Values in a Changing World Cultural Order,” to explore the contributions of Confucian thought to world culture.
One feature at the inaugural conference was a special panel dedicated to the philosophy of Li Zehou 李泽厚, one of the most renowned and influential philosophers of our time. This dedicated issue opens with the following works on Li Zehou:
Li Zehou and Pragmatism by Catherine Lynch
Approaches to Global Ethics: Michael Sandel’s Justice and Li Zehou’s Harmony by Kurtis G. Hagen
Li Zehou’s Lunyu jindu (Reading the Analects today)
by Michael Nylan
Li Zehou’s Reconception of the Confucian Ethics of Emotion
By Jinhua Jia
The issue also includes a new Author Meets Critics section, additional articles, a comment and discussion section, and book reviews.
University of Hawai’i Press is pleased to announce that Press journal editor Roger Ames has been recognized for his expertise in Chinese philosophy as a recipient of the Huilin Culture Award. Ames, the editor of Philosophy East and West, recently ended his tenure as editor of China Review International over a decade after founding the publication, and accepted the award in Beijing on February 27.
The award committee cited Professor Ames’ extensive work in comparative philosophy, research on Chinese philosophy and his publications on Confucianism, including The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence, Sun Tzu: The Art of War, and a philosophical translation of the Daodejing. Many of his titles have become classics in the study of Chinese philosophy.
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