Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy

Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy

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Authors from all over the world unite in an effort to cultivate dialogue between Asian and Western philosophy. The papers forge a new, East-West comparative path on the whole range of issues in Kant studies. The concept of personhood, crucial for both traditions, serves as a springboard to address issues such as knowledge acquisition and education, ethics and self-identity, religious/political community building, and cross-cultural understanding. Edited by Stephen Palmquist, founder of the Hong Kong Philosophy CafAc and well known for both his Kant expertise and his devotion to fostering philosophical dialogue, the book presents selected and reworked papers from the first ever Kant Congress in Hong Kong, held in May 2009. Among others the contributors are Patricia Kitcher (New York City, USA), GA¼nther Wohlfahrt (Wuppertal, Germany), Cheng Chung-ying (Hawaii, USA), Sammy Xie Xia-ling (Shanghai, China), Lau Chong-fuk (Hong Kong), Anita Ho (Vancouver/Kelowna, Canada), Ellen Zhang (Hong Kong), Pong Wen-berng (Taipei, Taiwan), Simon Xie Shengjian (Melbourne, Australia), Makoto Suzuki (Aichi, Japan), Kiyoshi Himi (Mie, Japan), Park Chan-Goo (Seoul, South Korea), Chong Chaeh-yun (Seoul, South Korea), Mohammad Raayat Jahromi (Tehran, Iran), Mohsen Abhari Javadi (Qom, Iran), Soraj Hongladarom (Bangkok, Thailand), Ruchira Majumdar (Kolkata, India), A.T. Nuyen (Singapore), Stephen Palmquist (Hong Kong), Christian Wenzel (Taipei, Taiwan), Mario Wenning (Macau).Jesusa#39; golden rule and Confuciusa#39; a€œsilvera€ rule both employ a two-person ap- proach to morality, both constrasting with Kanta#39;s. ... Chenga#39;s keynote essay to Book Three provides the groundwork for a thoroughgoing synthesis between Kantian and Confucian philosophies. ... issue of the Journal of Chinese Philosophy (2011). fucian awareness that human needs can be good as well 6 Stephen R. Palmquist.

Title:Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy
Author: Stephen R. Palmquist
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2011-01-01

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