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This seminar examines the formation, development, and role of Neo-Confucian thought in China, Japan, and Korea. The relationship between Neo-Confucianism and other aspects of the history of East Asia is considered, and on occasion, intellectual responses to Neo-Confucianism are also examined. The seminar circulates copies of papers to its members prior to meetings.

Professor Ari Borrell

Professor Tao Jiang

Professor On-cho Ng

Nolan Bensen

Meeting Schedule

09/23/2021 Online Meeting
7:00 PM
The Introspective Model of Genuine Knowledge in Wang Yangming
Harvey Lederman, Princeton University

11/05/2021 Online Meeting
1:00 PM
Empire and the institutions and practices of classicizing learning
Hilde de Weerdt, University of Leiden (Netherlands)

03/11/2022 Online Meeting
7:00 PM
Temporal Experience in Wang Yangming's Widely Misread Saying 'Liangzhi is Present'
Zemian Zheng, Chinese University of Hong Kong

04/01/2022 Online Meeting
10:00 AM
Race, Reproduction, Resources: Kang Youwei's Datongshu as a 20th-century Global Prophecy
Federico Brusadelli, Università di Napoli L'Orientale (Italy)