Events Calendar
Jun 14
09:00 - 17:00
Globalising Philosophy Symposium

SESSION 1: EAST ASIAN PERSPECTIVES Chair: Richard King

9.45-10.45: "Learning from Chinese Philosophy", Bryan van Norden, Vassar College and Yale-NUS College, Singapore

10.45-11.00: Break

11.00-12.00: "Globalising Medical Philosophy: Some East Asian Perspectives", Leslie de Vries, University of Kent

12.00-12.45: Lunch

SESSION 2: INDIAN AND AFRICAN PERSPECTIVES Chair: Dr. Leslie de Vries

12.45-13.45: "Moving Beyond the 'Philosophy vs. Religion' Trope in the Study of Indian Philosophical Thought", Richard King, University of Kent

13.45-14.45: "Decolonizing Philosophy of Religion: Thinking With West African Indigenous Religions", Patrice Haynes, Liverpool Hope University

14.45-15.00: Coffee/Tea Break

SESSION 3: WESTERN PERSPECTIVES Chair: Richard King

15.00-16.00: "Spiritual Exercise, Anthropotechnics and the Imagination of Global Philosophy", Ward Blanton, University of Kent

16.00-17.00: "In Praise of Shallowness". Julian Baggini, University of Kent

17.00-17.30: Open Forum

Chair: Richard King

General Questions and Discussion: "The Globalisation of Philosophy: Challenges, Opportunities, Perspectives".

A full programme (PDF) for the day is available to download

    Location

    Lecture Theatre 1,
    Darwin College,
    University of Kent,
    Canterbury,
    Kent,
    CT2 7NY
    United Kingdom
    Map

    Details

    Open to all,

    Contact: Richard King
    E: R.E.King@kent.ac.uk
    Department of Religious Studies

     

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