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Guest lecturer Kirill Ole Thompson presents two talks on Chinese philosophy - Nov. 8 and 9, 2018

by Michelle Saport  |   

Kirill Ole Thompson presents two lectures at UAA Nov. 8 and 9, 2018Kirill Ole Thompson, professor of foreign languages and literature at Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities & Social Sciences, National Taiwan University, will present two lectures on Chinese philosophy this week. Both events are free and everyone is invited to attend.

Daoism, Zen and Time Experiences: Chinese Classics and 18th Century Enlightenment Ideals Thursday, Nov. 8, 7-9 p.m. UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307 Free refreshments

Delving into the Daxue (Great Learning) with Zhu Xi: The Way to Moral Clarity, Ethical Efficacy and Deeper Resonance Friday, Nov. 9, Noon-2 p.m. UAA Campus Bookstore Free parking and free Moose's Tooth pizza

Kirill Ole Thompson specializes in Chinese philosophy, Zhu Xi (1130-1200) and the Song-Ming Neo Confucian masters. Currently, his research includes investigating the implications in traditional Chinese philosophy regarding the environment and climate change.

Sponsored by the UAA Confucius Institute, UAA Department of Philosophy, UAA Office of the Provost and UAA Campus Bookstore.

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