Jun 2019

QUB-WHU Comparative Philosophy workshop

Peter Froggatt Centre, 7, 9 College Park E

June 27, 2019

June 29, 2019


The first Comparative Philosophy Workshop co-organized by the Queen University of Belfast (Ireland) and the Wuhan University (China).


Thursday, 27 June

9:00-10:00 Registration and coffee

10:00-11:00 Xiao Ouyang (WHU): Rethinking Comparative Philosophical Methodology

11:15-12:15 Xinwei Wu (WHU): Mao Zedong and Comparative Philosophy

12:15-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:30 Xiaoyan Hu (Liverpool): Some Kantian Resonances to the Moral Relevance of Chinese Art

14:45-15:45 Geng Liu (WHU): On Chuang-tsu’s Philosophy of Technology and Art (Ji Yi)

16:00-17:00 Graham Parkes (Vienna): In the Light of Heaven before Sunrise: Zhuangzi and Nietzsche on Transperspectival Experience


Friday, 28 June

9:00-9:45 Coffee

9:45-10:45 Kyle Shuttleworth (QUB): Watsuji Tetsurō’s Confucian Bonds

11:00-12:00 Stephen Harris (Leiden): Anger and Patience in Śāntideva’s Guide to the Practice of Awakening

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:30 Shalini Sinha (Reading): The Ethics of Attention in Simone Weil and Buddhism

14:45-15:45 Cancan Liao (WHU): Neo-Confucians’ Solution to the Problem of Consistence between Virtue and Happiness

16:00-17:00 Yong Li (WHU): Confucianism and Democracy: on Roger Ames’s understanding of Democracy


Saturday, 29 June

9:00-9:30 Coffee

9:30-10:30 Roger Clarke (QUB): Belief and Suspension in Nāgārjuna and Zhuangzi

10:45-11:45 Erica Onnis (Turin): Carved and uncarved wood. Metaphysical reflections on the Daodejing




Organised by Roger Clarke (Queen’s University Belfast), Erica Onnis (University of Turin) and Xiao Ouyang (Wuhan University)