2015 Spring Term CCP Conference: Buddhism in Conversation:
Date/Time: Saturday May 2, 2015;9:00 to 5:30
Location: Martin Luther King Library 255
Parking: The 4th Street Garage on 4th Street between Santa Clara and San Fernando
Note: Registration not required.
9:00: Gathering & Coffee
9:40 – 10:30: Critical Thinking from Buddhist and Hindu Sources
Anand Jayprakash Vaidya
10:30 – 11:20: Hindu and Buddhist Perspectives on Absence
11:30 – 1:00: Negation and the Hexagon & Mohist Logic
Jean Yves Béziau & Bo Mou
1:00 – 1:50: Lunch
2:00 – 3:30: Buddhist-Jain, and Gandhian Contributions to the African-American Civil Rights Movement
Purushottama Bilimoria & Tommy Lott
3:40 – 4:30: Hindu and Buddhist Perspectives on Animal Ethics
4:40 – 5:30: Social, Political, and Legal Issues in Immigration
Rita Manning & Jessica Smith
2013 Term of CCP Workshop/Conference Series
Theme "Yi-Jing Philosophy and Contemporary Philosophy & Society
(April 4, 10:00 - 17:00, Thursday, 2013 / Conference Room 225-229, King Library, SJSU)
Allinson, Robert (Professor of Philosophy, Soka University of America): “The Concept of Opposites
in Hegel, the Yi-Jing, Mao and Contemporary China”
Hadreas, Peter (Professor of Philosophy, Chair of Philosophy Dept, SJSU): “Plato's Chora and Lao Zi's Dao: from the vantage point of the Yi-Jing method”
Jochim, Christian (Professor of Humanities, Chair of Humanities Dept, SJSU): “Western Philosophical Critique of Modernity: with help from the Yi-Jing and Dao-De-Jing”
Mou, Bo (Professor of Philosophy, Director of CCP, SJSU): “A Reflection on the Nature of Ideographic Language in the Yi-Jing: Engaging the Lockean and Fregean Approaches”
Phan, Chanh (Assitant Professor of Humanities, SJSU): “Building Blocks of Reality: A Comparative Dialogue between the Yi-Jing and Western Views”
2012 Term of CCP Workshop/Conference Series
Theme "Comparative Epistemology"
Talk 1:Purushottama Bilimoria (Professor, Melbourne University, Australia / UC-Berkeley): “The Logical Illumination of Nyaya (to Navyanyaya): evolution of classical Indian thinking in logic, metaphysics and theology”, King Library, Conference Room 255/257, April 11, Wednesday, 1:30-3:15 pm.
Talk 2:Wen-Sheng Wang (Professor, Philosophy Department, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, ROC / Fulbright Visiting Professor at Fordham University): “How Can We Express What is Implied in our Life? A comparative examination”, King Library, Conference Room 255/257, April 11, Wednesday, 3:30-5:15 pm.
Talk 3: Bo Mou (Professor, Philosophy Department, San Jose State University): “Quine's Naturalized Epistemology, Liberal Naturalism, and Daoist Naturalism: How it is possible for them to constructively enage each other”, Boccardo Business Complex (BBC) 130, SJSU, April 12, Thursday, 3:00-4:30 pm.
2011 Term of CCP Workshop/Conference Series
Symposium "Daoism and Contemporary Philosophy"
(April 18, 2011; Conference Room 225-229, King Library, SJSU)
Daoism and Contemporary Philosophy Program (PDF)
2010 Term of CCP Workshop/Conference Series
Symposium "Constructive Engagement of Analytic and Continental Approaches in Philosophy"
(April 10, 2010; Conference Room 285, Engineering Building, SJSU)
Constructive Engagement of Analytic and Continental Approaches in Philosophy Program (PDF)
2009 Term of CCP Workshop/Conference Series
"California Bay-Area 'Comparative Philosophy' Conference
(April 25, 2009; Cultural Heritage Meeting Room, King Library, SJSU)
California Bay-Area 'Comparative Philosophy' Conference Program (PDF)