I am excited to be taking part in the following workshop next week in Hamburg. If I have time, maybe I’ll write a blog post about how it goes, so stay tuned for that. In the meantime, here is the information. Convenor Oren Hanner (MCAS), in cooperation with the Numata Center for Buddhist Studies, Universität HamburgAbstract From their earliest stages, Buddhist traditions have displayed a sceptical attitude towards various types of accepted knowledge.
Regular blog readers may remember my earlier posts that I was co-editing, along with Prasanta Bandyopadhyay, the Fall 2017 edition of the APA Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies. The theme of the issue is “B. K. Matilal: The Past and Future of Indian Philosophy.” I am happy to announce that the issue is now available! The issue contains the following articles. I am extremely thankful to my co-editor and the contributors.
Last week there was a call from political science professor Nicholas Tampio to narrowly define philosophy as a discipline responding either directly to Plato's Republic or at least part of a self-consciously Socratic-Platonic tradition of inquiry. I recommend reading Tampio's essay, "Not All Things Wise and Good Are Philosophy," for yourself here.
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