On Nov. 14-16, 2017 I attended a workshop called “Buddhism and Scepticism: Historical, Philosophical, and Comparative Approaches” held at the University of Hamburg. It was sponsored by the Numata Center for Buddhist Studies and the Maimonides Center for Advanced Studies with Oren Hanner as the convener. You can find more information here, including abstracts for the talks. You can even watch videos of all the talks here.
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.
@chattacon is this weekend! This year I volunteered as a panelist. I created a panel "Philosophy, Science Fiction, and Fantasy" (Sat. 3pm). I'll also be on panels on space opera, TV, and fantasy. Looking forward to it!
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