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“Reharmonising Values: Confucian and Daoist Insights for Contemporary Ethics and Politics” International Hybrid Workshop

16 August - 17 August

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This international workshop will involve broadly early-career researchers inside and outside the Netherlands, who will be presenting their pioneering work on the enduring and evolving relevance of ideas in the long traditions of Confucianism and Daoism for the theories and practices of moral and political philosophy today (e.g. metaethics, democratic theory, decolonisation). Schedule of Talks: 15 Aug (Thu) HG11A-36 09:45–10:00 Opening Remarks 10:00–11:00 Frank Saunders, Jr. (Hong Kong Chu Hai College) “Expressivist Confucianism: Objectivity and Early Confucian Metaethics”…

This international workshop will involve broadly early-career researchers inside and outside the Netherlands, who will be presenting their pioneering work on the enduring and evolving relevance of ideas in the long traditions of Confucianism and Daoism for the theories and practices of moral and political philosophy today (e.g. metaethics, democratic theory, decolonisation).

Schedule of Talks:

15 Aug (Thu) HG11A-36

09:45–10:00          Opening Remarks

10:00–11:00          Frank Saunders, Jr. (Hong Kong Chu Hai College)                                 “Expressivist Confucianism: Objectivity and Early Confucian Metaethics”

11:05–12:05          Dobin Choi (Leiden University) 

                                “Harmonizing Justice: Self-Interest, Moral Sentiments, and the Practice of Justice”

12:05–13:30          Lunch

13:30–14:00          Joseph Sta. Maria (TU Delft)

                                “Conceptual engineering as prevention and cure: Confucian and Daoist insights on (re-)engineering resilient moral concepts”

14:05–14:35          Li-Fan Lee (Leiden University)

                                “Revisiting Confucian and Daoist Pluralism for Contemporary Socio-political Conflicts”

14:35–15:00          Break                                             

15:00–16:00          John R. Williams (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen) 

                                “Impressions of Zhuangzi: Hanshan Deqing, Wang Fuzhi, and Lin Yunming on Carefree Wandering, A Study in the Genealogy of Zhuangzi Textual Exegesis” [Online]

16:00–17:00          Open Discussion

17:00                      Borrel

19:00                      Dinner

16 Aug (Fri) HG12A-36

10:00–11:00          Chew Sihao (Nanyang Technological University) 

                                “Multi-structured Principle: Zhu Xi's unified account of benevolence ” [Online]

11:05–12:05          Daryl Ooi (National University of Singapore)

                                “Reading Wang Yangming as a Care Ethicist” [Online]

12:05–13:30          Lunch

13:30–14:30          Lilith W. Lee (VU Amsterdam) 

                                “Some Straits Confucian and Daoist Lessons for Comparative Methodology Today”

14:35–15:35          Philippe Major (Lancaster University)

                                “The politics of knowledge production in the New Confucian Manifesto” [Online]

15:35–16:00          Break

16:00–17:00          Elena Ziliotti (TU Delft) 

                                “Confucian Democratic Leadership: A Reconstruction for Contemporary East Asia”

17:00                      Borrel

Prospective attendees should register their attendance (in-person and/or online) through this link: https://forms.office.com/e/z7QM7HN7gd

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16 August
End:
17 August
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Website:
https://vu.nl/en/events/2024/reharmonising-values

Organizer

Lilith W. Lee
Email
l.w.lee@vu.nl

This international workshop will involve broadly early-career researchers inside and outside the Netherlands, who will be presenting their pioneering work on the enduring and evolving relevance of ideas in the long traditions of Confucianism and Daoism for the theories and practices of moral and political philosophy today (e.g. metaethics, democratic theory, decolonisation).

Schedule of Talks:

15 Aug (Thu) HG11A-36

09:45–10:00          Opening Remarks

10:00–11:00          Frank Saunders, Jr. (Hong Kong Chu Hai College)
                                “Expressivist Confucianism: Objectivity and Early Confucian Metaethics”

11:05–12:05          Dobin Choi (Leiden University) 

                                “Harmonizing Justice: Self-Interest, Moral Sentiments, and the Practice of Justice”

12:05–13:30          Lunch

13:30–14:00          Joseph Sta. Maria (TU Delft)

                                “Conceptual engineering as prevention and cure: Confucian and Daoist insights on (re-)engineering resilient moral concepts”

14:05–14:35          Li-Fan Lee (Leiden University)

                                “Revisiting Confucian and Daoist Pluralism for Contemporary Socio-political Conflicts”

14:35–15:00          Break                                             

15:00–16:00          John R. Williams (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen) 

                                “Impressions of Zhuangzi: Hanshan Deqing, Wang Fuzhi, and Lin Yunming on Carefree Wandering, A Study in the Genealogy of Zhuangzi Textual Exegesis” [Online]

16:00–17:00          Open Discussion

17:00                      Borrel

19:00                      Dinner

16 Aug (Fri) HG12A-36

10:00–11:00          Chew Sihao (Nanyang Technological University) 

                                “Multi-structured Principle: Zhu Xi’s unified account of benevolence ” [Online]

11:05–12:05          Daryl Ooi (National University of Singapore)

                                “Reading Wang Yangming as a Care Ethicist” [Online]

12:05–13:30          Lunch

13:30–14:30          Lilith W. Lee (VU Amsterdam) 

                                “Some Straits Confucian and Daoist Lessons for Comparative Methodology Today”

14:35–15:35          Philippe Major (Lancaster University)

                                “The politics of knowledge production in the New Confucian Manifesto” [Online]

15:35–16:00          Break

16:00–17:00          Elena Ziliotti (TU Delft) 

                                “Confucian Democratic Leadership: A Reconstruction for Contemporary East Asia”

17:00                      Borrel

Prospective attendees should register their attendance (in-person and/or online) through this link: https://forms.office.com/e/z7QM7HN7gd

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