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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, 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 pizzaKirill 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.