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2011-2012 Academic Year

2012 Term of CCP Workshop/Conference Series on "Comparative Epistemology" & SJSU Philosophy Colloquium Series

Talk 1: Purushottama Bilimoria
(Professor, Melbourne University, Australia / UC-Berkeley)
Topic: “The Logical Illumination of Nyaya (to Navyanyana): Evolution of classical Indian thinking in logic, metaphysics and theology”
April 11, Wednesday, 1:30 pm, 2012 / Conference Room 255/257, King Library, SJSU

Talk 2:Wen-Sheng Wang (Professor of Philosophy, National Chengchi University, Taiwan/ROC)
Topic: “How Can We Express What is Implied in Our Life? -- A comparative examination”
April 11, Wednesday, 3:30 pm, 2012 / Conference Room 255/257, King Library, SJSU

Talk 3: Bo Mou (Professor, Philosophy Department, San Jose State University)
Topic: “Quine's Naturalized Epistemology, Liberal Naturalism, and Daoist Naturalism: How it is possible for them to constructively enage each other”,
April 12, Thursday, 3:00 pm, 2012 / Boccardo Business Complex (BBC) 130, SJSU

SJSU Philosophy Colloquium & CCP Lecture Series
Byeong-uk Yi

Associate Professof of Philosophy, University of Toronto, Canada
Topic: “Plural Logic & the White Horse Paradox”
February 23, Thursday, 4:30 pm, 2012 / Boccardo Business Complex, Room 130, SJSU

SJSU Philosophy Colloquium

Edward N. Zalta
Senior Research Scholar, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University
Principal Editor of Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Topic: “Topics of Object theory: Quantification, Ontology, Essence and Modality”
November 30, Wednesday, 4:00 pm, 2011 / Conference Room 225/229, King Library, SJSU

CCP Lecture and SJSU Philosophy Colloquium

Rasmus Gr¿nfeldt Winther
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of California at Santa Cruz
Topic: “Dynamics of Pluralism: Interweaving Styles, Paradigms, and Models”
October 20, Thursday, 4:30 pm, 2011 / Conference Room 255/257, King Library, SJSU
Link to the speaker's paper closely related to the topic

2010-2011 Academic Year

2011 Term of CCP Workshop/Conference Series
Symposium "Daoism and Contemporary Philosophy"
(April 18, 2011; Conference Room 225-229, King Library, SJSU)
"Call for Papers" (PDF)

2011 Term of Beijing Roundtable on Contemporary Philosophy

Theme: "Classical Texts and Philosophical Interpretation"
Academic organizer: International Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy
Host & Co-sponsor: Department of Philosophy, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
Co-sponsor: Center for Comparative Philosophy, San Jose State University, California, USA
(June 3, 2011; Capital Normal University, Beijing, China)
"Call for Papers" (PDF)

SJSU Philosophy Colloquium

Abe Stone
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of California at Santa Cruz
Topic: "That the Objects of Mathematics are Determinate Deconstructions"
March 2, Wednesday, 4 pm, 2011 / Conference Room 255, King Library, SJSU

CCP Lecture and SJSU Philosophy Colloquium

Tom Leddy
Professor of Philosophy, San Jose State University
Topic: “Confucian Aesthetics from a Deweyan Perspective”
February 17, Thursday, 4:00 pm, 2011 / Conference Room 255, King Library, SJSU

Discussion Forum

Chung-I Lin
Professor of Philosophy, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, ROC
Topic: “Knowledge in Practice: Lei (?) in Mo-Bian (????)”
January 27, Thursday, 1:00 pm, 2011 / Room 225, Faculty Office Buidling, SJSU

SJSU Philosophy Colloquium

Alexis Burgess
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Stanford University
Topic: “An Alethic Account of Referential Success”
November 16, Thuesday, 3:30 pm, 2010 / Conference Room 225-229, King Library, SJSU

SJSU Philosophy Colloquium

Rita Manning
Professor of Philosophy & Chair of Department of Philosophy, San Jose State University
Topic: “Juvenile (In)justice”
October 26, Thuesday, 5:00 pm, 2010 / Conference Room 225-229, King Library, SJSU

Recent Issue
Comparative Philosophy
: An International Journal of Constructive Engagement of Distinct Approaches toward World Philosophy

(ISSN 2151-6014)
A peer-reviewed, open-access international journal
Edited by its International Editorial Board
Jointly published by Center for Comparative Philosophy and University Library at SJSU